Craig has served at First Baptist Church Sevierville since January 2005. He and his wife, Jessica Price Mintz (a native of Sevierville), and are the proud parents of two boys – Luke and John Thomas.
Craig is a native of Andrews, NC, where he trusted in Jesus as Savior and Lord during Vacation Bible School at First Baptist Church as a 7-year-old. After graduating with a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism and Mass Communication from The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, he earned a Master of Divinity with Specialization in Biblical Languages from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. Among other ministry roles, Craig has had the joy of serving as an IMB missionary among immigrants and refugees in Western Europe. Before that he was pastor of First Baptist Church, Westwego, LA. Craig also spent several years as a staff writer for The Mountain Press daily newspaper in Sevier County. Besides spending time with his wife and kids, he loves to hike, fish, write, read and watch college basketball.