Pastor Josh Osteen began his term as pastor of First Baptist Church of Pennington Gap in September, 2008. For the previous two years, he served as Assistant Pastor at First Baptist Church of Edgewood, New Mexico. Josh earned his undergraduate degree at Pensacola Christian College. His post-graduate degrees, Master of Divinity and Master of Arts in Biblical Exposition, were earned at Pensacola Thelogical Seminary.
Josh and his wife, Joanna, have three sons, Colin, Carter and Caleb, and a daughter, Charis.