Rev. Dr. Robert Prescott-Ezickson – Clergy Compensation
Rev. Dr. Robert Prescott-Ezickson is currently Senior Pastor of First Baptist Church in Long Branch, NJ. Prior to coming to Long Branch, Dr. Rob pastored for 18 years in Meriden, CT. He and his wife, Barbara, co-pastored First Baptist Church of Vineland, NJ. Dr. Rob earned his Ph. D from Southern Seminary in Louisville, KY. He is currently the secretary for the North Shore Association. He served as the interim North Shore Pastor for ABCNJ. Dr. Rob has published three books and several articles. One of his articles, “Fair Compensation for Clergy” was published in the ABE Journal. This article provides the foundation for his OPEN project.
Using resources from MMBB, Richard Hammar and personal experience, he has put together a resource for Pastoral Relations Committees and Pastor Search committees to help them determine a fair compensation package for their pastor. This resource is available in print and online. Dr. Rob is available to consult with churches on this issue should they desire.