The Rev. James Neil Hollingsworth, Jr., better known as 'Dock' Hollingsworth, is senior pastor of Second-Ponce de Leon Baptist Church in Atlanta, GA.
Before accepting the call at Second-Ponce in 2013, Dock had an 18 year career with Mercer University, most recently serving at Mercer's McAfee School of Theology as assistant dean and assistant professor of leadership.
Dock earned his undergraduate and doctoral degrees from Mercer University, and received his master of divinity degree from the Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary in Wake Forest, NC.
Earlier Dock served churches in North Carolina and Georgia.
Act I: The Younger Son
Dad is well off. He is a gentleman farmer who owns considerable land. The younger son gets bored and wants to take off. You have known people like this; they have to live fast. Morning chores will never hold them to the farm. This guy must get out of here. Leave home--hit the road.Read full transcript...
It is festival season in Jerusalem and the last thing the chamber of commerce wants is a riot, a scene, a disturbance. During the season of Passover, the crowds--carrying their sacks and luggage and provisions--are gathered from all across the region, and it is important to the festival committee that everything goes smoothly.Read full transcript...