Dr. Hampton L. Drum, Senior Pastor
Dr. Hampton Drum is the Senior Pastor of Langston Baptist Church. As the son of a Southern Baptist minister he spent his childhood in various churches across North Carolina. His high school years were spent in Robbinsville N.C. where he met his wife Janice and they married in 1983. They have been blessed with two sons; Westley in 1985, and Ethan in 1992 who is married to Karin.
Pastor Drum, a native of North Carolina earned each of his degrees from Southern Baptist Schools in North Carolina. His undergraduate work was completed at Fruitland Baptist Bible Institute and Wingate University. He received his postgraduate degrees from Southeastern Baptist Seminary. He has held numerous Associational and North Carolina State Baptist Positions, and has served on National Level Committees with the Southern Baptist Convention.
After enjoying a long and successful ministry at South River Baptist Church he was called to be the Senior Pastor of Langston in May of 2011. During his tenure at Langston he has been blessed to see the church experience a renewed spiritual vitality and some promising growth. He is an enthusiastic speaker who is thrilled with the opportunity of proclaiming the unsearchable riches of God’s word.