OUR PASTORS

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STEPHEN CHRISTOPHER

Senior Pastor

Pastor Christopher, originally from Greenville, SC, has been ministering in Brooklyn for over 40 years. In 1989, Memorial Baptist Church invited him to be its pastor. He has served here faithfully ever since. Pastor and his wife, Ruth, have been happily married for nearly 50 years and have three adult children; Joel, Sarah, and Anna. He has done graduate work at two seminaries. 

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DANNIEL ACOSTA
Assistant Pastor

Pastor Danniel is a New York native, born and raised in the borough of Queens. At age 7, he trusted Jesus Christ as his personal Savior, and later grew in his walk with Christ.  In training for the ministry, he received a Bachelor of Arts ('13) and a Masters in Biblical Studies degree ('18). In June, 2019, he married his best friend, Abigail, who grew up in a pastor's home in New Zealand. 

Danniel and Abigail are avid NY Mets fans, enjoy board games (especially Ticket to Ride), and love spending time with their one-year old son, Benaiah.