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.
Pastor Danniel is a New York native, born and raised in the borough of Queens. While attending Faith Baptist Church with his family, he trusted Jesus Christ as his personal Savior at age 7, and grew in his walk with Christ. In training for the ministry, he attended Baptist College of Ministry in Menomonee Falls, WI (BA, ’13), and Ambassador Baptist College in Lattimore, NC (Master of Biblical Studies, ’18). In June, 2019, he married his best friend, Abigail, who grew up in a pastor's home in New Zealand.