Dr. Will Langford


Pastor Langford is the Lead Pastor of Great Bridge Baptist Church in Chesapeake, Virginia, taking that role in 2009. He came to Great Bridge Baptist Church from Independence, Kentucky where he served as Lead Pastor of Hickory Grove Baptist Church. Born in 1964 in Cincinnati, Ohio, he was raised in the areas of Kentucky and Ohio. He is married to his wife, Melissa and they have two grown daughters, Brittany Nicole and Bethany Anne.

Pastor Langford received his undergraduate degree from Cumberland College in Williamsburg, Kentucky and his Doctor of Ministry and Master of Divinity at Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. He is an author, speaker and hosted a local Christian teaching radio program, Real Conviction. He is active in the Chesapeake community building bridges of connection and influence for the Gospel. Pastor Langford is also active in leading initiatives to rebuild a Haitian village destroyed in the 2010 earthquake. In his “spare time,” Pastor Langford’s interests include reading, golf and travel.