Anthony Franklin

Pastor, East Campus

I serve as the Campus Pastor of our East Campus in Montclair, NJ. I enjoy shepherding the congregation through preaching, teaching, and leading in worship. I have a passion for mentoring and training emerging leaders. I also enjoy summer vacations at the beach with my wife, daughters, and grandchildren, as well as ocean kayaking at the Jersey shore.

Favorite Things/Hobbies

I love taking prayer walks in nature, listening to great worship music, playing drums and guitar. I also enjoy summer vacations at the beach with my wife, daughters, and grandchildren, as well as ocean kayaking at the Jersey shore.

About Me

I serve as the Campus Pastor of our East Campus in Montclair, NJ. I enjoy shepherding the congregation through preaching, teaching, and leading in worship. I also have a passion for mentoring and training emerging leaders. My wife Barbara provides leadership to the church’s small group and marriage mentoring ministries. Over the past 25 years of pastoral ministry, we have enjoyed helping to restore and strengthen hundreds of marriages through conferences, retreats, and workshops.

Family Life

I am a graduate of Alliance Theological Seminary in Nyack, NY. My wife and I met at Nyack College and have been happily married since 1981. We have been blessed with two daughters and four grandchildren.

Favorite Scripture

“For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.”

Jeremiah 29:11