Pastor Tom Mims said the feeling people experience when they enter the doors on a Sunday morning is one that can be described only as the Holy Spirit at work.
Its not uncommon to see people praying in the pews or shedding tears even before the service begins, he
It was my son that urged me to come back and Toms son, Tommy
, that urged him to come back.
I know that God had this plan all along.
leads the music from behind his
drum set, and has brought together a group of musicians to form an electric and moving praise team.
Though Tommy travels across the country playing his
is an important part of the church.
When Tom Mims
came to the church in August 2011, only about a dozen people attended.
Now the numbers are growing each week.
The congregation is a mixture of people from along the Coast.
It is the prayer of those faithful attendees that more people will come and the church will become a force for God, not only on Point Cadet, but for hundreds of miles around.
preaches messages of encouragement, hope and excitement when he
place at the podium each week.
This church exists to share the good news of Jesus Christ to anyone and everyone on the Mississippi Gulf Coast and beyond, he
East Howard Baptist, which plans to hold events to raise money for the building fund, including a sale in April, is a member of the Gulf Coast Baptist Association
Tom Mims also is the director of the Gulf Coast Rescue Mission in Biloxi.