Junior Hill began his ministry at age nineteen and served as a pastor for eleven years in Alabama and Mississippi before entering vocational evangelism in 1967 as a full- time Southern Baptist evangelist.
A native of Hartselle, Alabama, he received his BS degree from Samford University, Birmingham, Alabama and his Master of Divinity from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, New Orleans, Louisiana. He received the Doctor of Divinity degree from Liberty University, Lynchburg, Virginia and a Doctor of Divinity degree from Covington Theological Seminary in Ft. Oglethorpe, Georgia.
He has served as First Vice-President of the Southern Baptist Convention, and in 1995 was recognized as the Distinguished Alumnus Of The Year by New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary.
He has conducted over 1800 revivals and numerous foreign crusades. In addition he is a frequent speaker at pastors’ meetings, evangelism conferences, seminaries and state conventions across the country.
He has authored the following books:
- The Tragedy Of Not Knowing
- Joy In The Morning
- Lord, Why Don’t You Answer My Prayers?
- Why Do Christians Doubt?
- Yesterday’s Heartaches
- God’s Cure For A Broken Heart
- Just When I Need Him Most
- The Shadow Of His Hand
- Out Of Season
- The Refreshers
- Words Of Encouragement
- Romantic Rubies And Baby Biscuits
- They Call Him Junior
- Words Of Cheer
- Big Shots And Little Squirts
- Don’t Cut Your Throat
- The Ministry Of Thorns
- At Wit’s End
He and his wife, Carole, are the parents of two children, Mark and Melanie, and the grandparents of five grandchildren.