Alumni Spotlight: Joe Cockrell

Joe CockrellJoe Cockrell grew up in the Garner area.   A 1983 graduate of Wake Christian Academy, Joe played basketball and tennis as well as sang in chorus.

He received his undergraduate degree from Campbell and went on to New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. Since his graduation there, he has served as a Pastor and Christian school teacher.   Currently Joe serves as the Pastor of the Chalybeate Springs Baptist Church.  His wife Lisa also works at the church.

The Cockrells have four children … Aaron, Abby, Jessie and Will. Jessie and Will are currently attending WCA. In addition to occasionally speaking at our Chapel services and our 2015 Fall Revival, Joe also coaches for our tennis program.  He is “thankful for the godly influence of WCA on my life and in the life of my family”.

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