Joey Morrison serves in a full-time staff position as the primary teaching pastor of Southside Baptist Church. He and his wife were both born and raised in Cabarrus County. They have three sons: Hunter, Cooper and Sawyer. Joey is a graduate of UNC-Charlotte with a BA in Sociology. He has a Masters of Divinity in church planting from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. Joey and his family were with the International Mission Board from 1999 to 2007 serving in South Asia, before coming to Southside in July 2007.