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), where he serves as a member of the faculty, 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) and concurrent Master of Theology (Th.M.) in Research Language programs at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Kansas City, Missouri. He has served in pastoral ministry for well over a decade, having served churches previously as an interim pastor, associate pastor, minister of education and discipleship, and a minister of youth. In addition, he has served in associational ministry as a director of missions intern, associational moderator, assistant moderator, executive board member, assistant treasurer, and on a number of local association committees. Jake is a member of the Evangelical Theological Society, 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 Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), the Not-for-Profit section of the AICPA, 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. He also serves on the Board of Directors of Dayspring Health, Inc., a not-for-profit, faith-oriented community health center serving southeastern Kentucky and eastern Tennessee. 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.