Mount Calvary Missionary Baptist Church
Monday, March 18, 2019


Rev. Kenny L. Anderson Sr., is a native of Maury County.  Pastor Anderson was born March 7, 1961 to late Carrie Lizzie Anderson.  He is the 7th of 10 children.  He is a 1979 Graduate of Columbia Central High School.
Pastor Anderson has labored in the Ministry for over 46 years; known for his gift of music, he served as minister of music for many churches throughout Tennessee for over 25yrs.
 Accepting his calling to the Gospel ministry in June 1991, Pastor Anderson enrolled and attended American Baptist Theological Seminary (now A.B.C) in Nashville TN.
In 1993, the late Rev. James Solomon Harris pastor of the Mt. Calvary M.B. Church in Columbia ordained him to begin serving in Pastoral Ministries.
In 1994, he accepted the called to pastor Mt. Calvary M.B. Church. He is now in his 24th year as pastor. In June of 2005, Pastor Anderson retired from the U.S. Army, with 25 years’ of service, including 15 months in Kuwait (Operation IRAQI Freedom) May 2003- Aug 2004, among his other duties, he was in charge of the Gospel Services at Camp Spearhead Kuwait.
In addition to his preaching, teaching and leadership responsibilities to the
Mt. Calvary Church Family, Pastor Anderson has always been very active in providing leadership to various groups. Pastor Anderson has served in many positions. A few are as follows: 
  • Vice-President of the Choir Dept for the T.B.M.E. Convention (Middle Region)
  • Moderator of the Duck River District Association,
  • Middle Region Vice President of the Tennessee Baptist Missionary & Education Convention, Inc.
In July of 2011, Dr. Harry L. Ross of in Atlanta GA. honored Pastor Anderson as Tennessee Man of the Year.
On December 25, 1983, he married Annette Taylor and they have two sons, Kenny L. (Molly) Anderson Jr., and John Wesley (Cynthia) Anderson and five grandchildren Tariq Davis, Karrie Elizabeth, Keenan Rondell, Zamarya Katherine, and Anya Lee  Anderson. Pastor Anderson strongly believes that "God is In Love with the People." Jeremiah 3:15. 



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