First Baptist Church of Ypsilanti is extremely happy to announce we have found our new pastor, Dr. Scott Murphy. We are excited about Dr. Murphy leading FBCY as we worship, grow and serve together.

Dr. Scott Murphy grew up in Roswell, Georgia; a northern suburb of Atlanta. During Scott’s formative years, he excelled in football. He was an exceptional Quarterback in HS and earned a scholarship at Georgia Military College. Scott’s career plans were to be HS Football Coach in Georgia, but God had other plans. After a severe car accident, Scott experienced a call
to ministry.

Dr. Murphy holds a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Louisiana Baptist University; a Master of Sacred 
Literature in Practical Ministry & Counseling from 
Louisville Bible College; a Master of Divinity from
Phillips Theological Seminary; a Certificate in Theology
& Ministry from Princeton Theological Seminary at Princeton University; he started his doctoral work
at Asbury Theological Seminary then transferred to Luther Rice University & Seminary and eventually earned a Doctor of Ministry with a specialization in Pastoral Counseling at Columbia Seminary. Dr. Murphy was ordained by the American Baptist Churches, USA.

Dr. Murphy’s hobbies/interests include watching college football, going to college football games, reading about college football, talking about college football, coaching youth football, working in the yard and spending as much time with his children as possible.  
Dr. Scott Murphy