About Our President
Dr. Rex M. Horne, Jr., became the 15th president of Ouachita Baptist University on June 1, 2006. Prior to his selection as president by the Ouachita Board of Trustees, he served as Senior Pastor of Little Rock’s Immanuel Baptist Church for almost 16 years.
Dr. Horne attended Ouachita Baptist University and graduated from Arkansas College (now Lyon College) in Batesville. He earned a master of divinity degree from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth, Texas, and the doctor of ministry degree from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. A native of Bastrop, Louisiana, he grew up in Camden, Arkansas.
Dr. Horne currently serves as a trustee for Baptist Health and is on the board of directors of Southern Bancorp in Arkadelphia. He was president of the Arkansas Baptist State Convention from 1995 to 1997 and has served as a trustee for Ouachita Baptist University and Lyon College. For 10 years, Dr. Horne was a columnist for the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette. He is married to Becky Horne. They have four adult children and ten grandchildren.
19 Abundant Life Schools Commencement, Sherwood, AR, 2:30 p.m.
26 First Baptist Church, Camden, AR, 10:45 a.m.
23 Mt. Zion Baptist Church, Arkadelphia, AR, 10:30 a.m. and 6:00 p.m.
24 – 26 Mt. Zion Baptist Church, Arkadelphia, AR, 7:00 p.m. each evening