B.J. Cobb, Associate Pastor

A native of Fitzgerald, GA, BJ joined the staff at Northside Baptist Church as Associate Pastor in March 2013. He has been married to his wife, Lindsey, since 2006. They have 4 children: Micah, Joshua, Hannah, and Brooklyn.

BJ holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Georgia Tech and a Master of Divinity from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. He is currently working toward his Doctorate in Ministry from NOBTS. 

His Passion
BJ is passionate about Jesus and the power of the Gospel to change people’s lives. A believer for 30 years, BJ has served in student ministry for 14 years. He wishes to enhance the local church by engaging teenagers in ministry. He also looks to strengthen families by coming alongside parents and teens as they walk through life together. We cared so much for you that we were pleased to share with you not only the gospel of God but also our own lives, because you had become dear to us.
- 1 Thessalonians 2:8

BJ is also passionate about missions and has served around the country and overseas, particularly in Central and South America. He is currently a coach within the Georgia Baptist Student Ministry network.

BJ enjoys camping and has recently discovered Geo-caching with his family. He loves sports and all his favorite teams can be found in Atlanta. His favorite TV shows include The Andy Griffith Show, Man vs. Wild, and How It's Made. Some of his favorite authors are Calvin Miller, Brennan Manning, Donald Miller, and C.S. Lewis.