Rev. Bert Breland
Rev. Bert Breland began his role as Pastor at First Baptist Madison on April 1, 2012. He moved to Madison from the Birmingham area where he served as pastor of First Baptist Church of Irondale. Previous pastorates include First Baptist Church of Jacksonville, Alabama, South Roebuck of Birmingham and churches in Kentucky and Mississippi. Bert was born in Columbia, Mississippi but raised on the Mississippi gulf coast. He is a graduate of Mississippi College with a degree in Biblical Studies and Psychology; he holds the Master of Divinity degree from the The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary of Louisville, Kentucky. He is married to René Burkes Breland who grew up in Pascagoula, Mississippi and is a graduate of Samford University. Bert and René have three children and four grandchildren, all living in Birmingham. The Brelands live in Madison in the Park Meadow community and love their new home, new town and new church community!