Dr. James Jacob “Jake” Brock serves as pastor of Swiss Colony Missionary Baptist Church in London, Kentucky. Jake is a graduate of the University of the Cumberlands in Williamsburg, Kentucky (B.A. in Accounting with a minor in Religion/Missions and Ministry; M.B.A. in Accounting; M.A. in Christian Studies; Ph.D. in Business with a Specialization in Accounting) and completed additional graduate-level study through Harvard University’s Graduate School of Education and Liberty University. He is currently a student in the Ph.D. in Biblical Studies (Systematic Theology Emphasis) program at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Kansas City, Missouri. He has served in pastoral ministry for more than 10 years, having served churches previously as an interim pastor, associate pastor, minister of education and discipleship, and a minister of youth. He has also served as director of missions intern, moderator, assistant moderator, executive board member, and assistant treasurer for the Laurel River Baptist Association of southeastern Kentucky. Jake is a member of the Society of Biblical Literature and the Theta Alpha Kappa National Honor Society for Religious Studies and Theology. In addition, he is a Certified Public Accountant licensed in the Commonwealth of Kentucky, and a member of the American Institute of CPAs, the Institute of Management Accountants, the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, the Christian Business Faculty Association, and the Kentucky Society of CPAs, where he is a member of the Board of Directors and serves on the Members in Education and Professional Ethics committees. Jake is a Rotarian, a Kentucky Commonwealth Ambassador, and a member of the Honorable Order of Kentucky Colonels. He enjoys reading, writing, fishing, walking, target shooting, hiking, coffee and Cracker Barrel.