Our Pastor

Pastor Charles Donald Martin Jr. was born on April 6, 1971 in Asheville, North Carolina. He is the second child born to Charles D. Martin Sr. and Deborah D. Downie. He is married to a wonderful woman, Anesa Martin and they have been blessed with two wonderful children, named Hannah & Elijah Martin. He was educated in the public school system of Buncombe County and is a graduate of A.C. Reynolds High School class of 1989. Pastor Martin received his Associate of Arts degree in April 2006 from Beulah Heights Bible College in Atlanta Georgia in Biblical Education.

Pastor Martin accepted Christ in 1984 at the age of 13 during Vacation Bible School. Years later, he was called to preach the Gospel by God and delivered his initial sermon on the 4th Sunday in June 1995. Pastor Martin faithfully served as Associate Minister at Rock Hill Missionary Baptist Church. He also ministered as Youth Minister and Interim Pastor during an extended illness by the pastor. His accomplishments are very many while he was at Rock Hill, but just to name a few: Choir director/Advisor-Junior Choir, Choir Director – United Voices Choir, Bible Study teacher, Sunday School Teacher, Christian Counselor and Experiencing God Facilitator.

Pastor Martin has continued his pursuit of obtaining greater knowledge by attending continuing courses at workshops and conferences such as: Hampton University Pastor’s Conference, Promise Keepers, Manpower, Grace for the Race Men’s Conference and North Carolina State Convention.

Since his call to the ministry, Pastor Martin has been used of God to preach to several congregations. He is aspiring to continue the calling of God to lead his people through pastoral leadership.