Rev. Leslie E. Martin
Leslie E. Martin attended Mercer County Community College and Drexel University earning Degrees in Engineering Science and Civil Engineering and worked at the New Jersey Department of Transportation for many years. After hearing God’s call to ministry at age 52, he took an early retirement from State government and attended Princeton Theological Seminary as a full-time student. He graduated from Princeton Theological Seminary in 2000, and was ordained that very year on June 4. Rev. Martin has standing in the Hungarian Reformed Church in America, the United Church of Christ, and The American Baptist Churches of New Jersey. He has served churches in Staten Island, NY, New Jersey, and Connecticut. He is currently Pastor of the First Baptist Church of Allentown, New Jersey. Rev. Martin is also ABCNJ Associate Regional Pastor for Bridge Pastors Ministry, and Fraternal Secretary for GBU Financial Life District 3000.
Rev. Martin is married to Linda Martin and has two adult sons, Steven Martin and Eric Martin. He enjoys singing and playing guitar.