John McIntosh has been our pastor since December of 2018. Serving the Lord at Cedarville Baptist is the joy of Pastor John’s life. Prior to coming to Cedarville, he has pastored in Iowa, Wisconsin, and Illinois. In addition, he has served on the board of directors of a Crisis Pregnancy Center, has been involved in rescue mission ministries, has been a regular contributor to the “From the Pulpit” section of local newspapers, as well as worked many summers for a Christian camp.
He has earned a Bachelor of Arts degree at Maranatha Baptist University in Watertown, WI. He also has earned a Master of Arts in Biblical Studies as well as a Master of Divinity from Trinity Theological Seminary in Newburgh, IN. Furthermore, he is an accredited Christian counselor through the American Association of Christian Counselors.
John has been married to Lori, a truly God-given helpmeet, since 1998. Lori teaches Social Studies at Freeport Alternative High School. John and Lori have been blessed with three children—Mitchell, an EMT with Superior Ambulance Service; Micah, a senior at Freeport High School; and Marissa, a seventh grader at Dakota Junior High School.