Dr. B.J. "Rocky" Maddox has been the pastor of Rose Park Baptist Church since 1985. He was raised in Bossier City, LA. Dr. Maddox is the son of the late John and Ollie Maddox. His father retired from the Air Force at Barksdale AFB in 1965. His mother was the first person in their family to become a Christian. After her conversion she led every member of her family to Christ including her son Rocky in 1972.
Dr. Maddox is a graduate of Luther Rice Seminary earning the Doctor of Ministry degree in 1993. While attending college in Arkansas he pastored several churches. Prior to accepting the pastorate at Rose Park he was in full-time evangelism. He has led in over 570 revival meetings across the United States and overseas.
He and his wife Mary have two adult sons and four grandchildren. Rocky and Tiffani, and their daughter Lily, live in McKinney, TX. J.R. and Beth live in Tyler, TX with their children Madison, Mayson and Maxon.