Rev. R.B. Holmes
Dr. Holmes has been in the ministry for 25 years, during which time he has served as youth pastor at the Antioch Missionary Baptist Church, Canton, Ohio; associate minister at Second Baptist Missionary Baptist Church, Delaware, Ohio; pastor of the First Timothy Missionary Baptist Church, Jacksonville, Fla.
He is presently the pastor of
has grown tremendously under the leadership of Rev. Holmes
accomplishments include the founding of Bethel Christian Academy grades Pre-K-6, which opened in 1992, leading the church in building a $4.5 million family life center, which opened January 2000, leading the church in building a $5 million facility for the elderly, Bethel Towers, which opened summer 2002, founding of the Bethel Family Restaurant and Bethel Mall and authoring a book titled, "The Private Christian School
in the African American Church
: It is Needed."