Dr. George Lewis Parks, Jr. serves as Senior Pastor of New Hope Baptist Church in North Little Rock, AR. He received a Bachelor of Arts in Biblical Studies/Pastoral Studies from the American Baptist College in Nashville, TN. Dr. Parks’ thirst for spiritual growth led him to return to school and he earned his Master of Divinity degree from Howard University School of Divinity in Washington, DC. In May 2016, he earned his Doctor of Ministry in Expository Preaching from Union University School of Theology and Missions. God has shown His favor and anointing on Dr. Parks by allowing him to preach God’s word throughout the country, and by placing kind-hearted Pastors in his path. In return, Dr. Parks opens doors for other ministers, including his younger brother Jeremiah. He is a proud member of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, and is heavily involved in community. Dr. Parks continues to build on the Legacy and Vision of the New Hope Baptist Church and our future continues to shine as the church moves into a new season of Building Faith and Sharing Love. Dr. Parks is married to the former Joy Marie Dailey. He is the proud father of George L. Parks, III (“Trey”), Genesis, and twins, Gabrielle and Grayson.