National african american fellowship, sbc

NAAF is a national fellowship of 4,000+ predominately African American churches affiliated with the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC).

Mission driven - ministry focused

NAAF is driven by a passion to fulfill the Great Commission and is focused on living out the Great Commandment by Building up the Body of Christ – for the Glory of God.

NAAF Churches

Combined, has a membership in excess of 400,000 members; ranging in size from house churches to some of the largest churches in America and ministering to people in rural, urban, suburban and multi-ethnic communities across the country.

Our President



Dr. Marshal Ausberry, Sr.

Dr. Marshal L. Ausberry, Sr. is the Sr. Pastor of Antioch Baptist Church. The Church campus is located at 6531 Little Ox Road in Fairfax Station, Virginia. Dr. Ausberry has served as Sr. Pastor of the Antioch congregation for 22 years.  Dr. Ausberry is married to Robyn Duke Ausberry and they have three adult children: Marshal (Margaret), Rian, and Mycah. They are the proud grandparents of twin girls, Charlotte and Bailey.  

Dr. Ausberry has a varied academic background. He earned the Doctor of Ministry degree from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary in Preaching; a THM in Preaching from Gordon- Conwell Theological Seminary; a Master of Divinity degree from the Samuel DeWitt Proctor School of Theology at Virginia Union University; a graduate Certificate in Biblical Studies from Capital Bible Seminary; and a Certificate in Apologetics from Biola University. In addition, Dr. Ausberry earned a Master of Science degree in Accounting from James Madison University where he also earned a Bachelor of Science degree with majors in Accounting and Management. He spent several years in the business world and held positions to include Vice President and Controller, Assistant Controller, and Accounting Manager. He also holds the Certified Public Accountant designation. One of his most rewarding positions was when he served as the Director of Financial Technical Assistance Program with the United Negro College Fund (UNCF); where he consulted with Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU’s) member Schools on a variety of financial and accreditation issues. Now, Dr. Ausberry says he does accounting of a different sort, “Accounting for the souls of men, women, boys and girls.”

Dr. Ausberry has had the privilege to preach and teach in various countries to include Kenya, Benin, Senegal, Italy, Antigua, Southeast Asia and Canada. Dr. Ausberry has served as a NAMB Assessor and has participated in several IMB short-term mission projects. On February 12, 2009 he served as guest chaplain and gave the opening prayer before the 111th Congress of the U.S. Senate. In 2017, Pastor Ausberry led Antioch to partner with World Vision and sponsored a Global 6k to bring clean water around the world. Antioch had over 300 participants and was one of the top fund raising sponsors.

Our History