Lean on, trust in, and be confident in the Lord with all your heart and mind and do not rely on your own insight or understanding. In all your ways know, recognize, and acknowledge Him, and He will direct and make straight and plain your paths.
Pastor Juanita Chiles - Senior Pastor|
Pastor Juanita Chiles, is the founder and Senior Pastor of Bible Believers Pentecostal Church of God Incorporated located in Cincinnati, Ohio. She received the precious gift of the Holy Ghost under the pastorate of the late Elder Zubadee Tremble at the tender age of 18. God called her to ministry in 1973 and was ordained an evangelist under Church of God M.P.G.T.
Pastor Chiles worked faithfully under the leadership of the late Bishop Cornelius Price as church secretary, cook, Sunday school teacher, choir member, nurse, usher, pastor’s aide president, youth choir president, missionary and van driver. She was ordained Pastor in April 1991. In year 2000 the Lord called Pastor Chiles from assistance to assignment. God gave divine instructions for Pastor Chiles to start Bible Believers. In October 2001 she was ordained an Overseer and said Shepherdess of Bible Believers.
Pastor Chiles has been the faithful wife to 1st Man Robert Chiles for 50 years. They have three daughters; Sharon, Adriane (Eddie) and Crystal (Terrance) and four grandchildren; Anna, Juanita, Robyn and Terrance Jr.
Pastor Chiles is a treasured gift to the Kingdom and God’s children. Her latter years of life and ministry have been the greatest as she continues to lead in wisdom, guide in love and praise God continually.
Carolyn Brown - Assistant Pastor|
Carolyn Brown was born in Trenton, New Jersey on Dec 13 and has lived in Cincinnati since she was 3 months old. Mother Bertha Richardson, her grandmother/mother, who was a Minister and Mother of this church for 32 years until her passing, raised her. Elder Brown graduated from Withrow High School in 1967. Elder Brown was married for 34 years to the late Henry Brown, and has three sons – LaMonte, Jemal and Kendall. She has four grandchildren – Ariel, Aliya, Kaseem and Christian, one Great grandson - Amylan. She is the oldest of 11 children.
Elder Brown has been a member of this church since she was 7 yrs old. She was called into the Ministry in Nov 1999. She was ordained Administrative Elder on Dec 16th, 2001 under the Pastorate of Pastor Elder Juanita Chiles. She is an active and devoted member of the following organizations Ministers, Mothers Board, Deacon & Trustees, & Pastoral Care. She has followed the legacy of Mother Richardson who taught her to be faithful, dedicated and loyal to God and her Pastor. Mother Richardson taught her to love & give God praise at all times.
Elder’s Brown favorite scripture is -
For I can do everything with the help of Christ who gives me the strength I need.
Linda Humphries - Elder|
Born in Cincinnati, Ohio on June 21, she is the eldest daughter of the late Mother Ophelia Williams. Teacher Linda Humphries graduated from Hughes High School then continued her education at the University of Cincinnati. Teacher Humphries has been a member of this church all her life. She was called into the ministry in September of 1996 and ordained a Teacher in the ministry in 2001. She is an active and devoted member of the following organizations; Ministers Staff, Pastoral Care, president of the Usher Board and Bible Class teacher. She has followed in the footsteps of her faithful mother.
Teacher Humphries is the loving mother of one son Sarvell Barksdale and daughter-in-law Trina. She has three grandchildren; Bryon, Kyra and Sarvell-Jayden. She has three sisters and three brothers.
Terrance & Crystal Lackey - Youth Pastor's|
Terrence and Crystal Lackey, married for fourteen years, are actively practicing a marriage designed by God while following hard after His Presence. To this union they have two children Juanita and Terrance Jr. Ministers of the Gospel, servants, worshippers, and co-laborers they are active promoters of the Kingdom of God. Terrance values for home, family and life come from the church. A man after God’s Heart, he is touching the lives of many but desire to help strengthen men for skill and leadership in spiritual matters. There is a strong call on Terrance life to teach young people how to serve God with spiritual integrity. Terrance whole heartedly and completely serves his wife, his children and the ministry by doing all that he can to manifest God’s Kingdom in the earth. Crystal, a helpmeet to her husband is touching the lives of women locally and nationally. A firm believer in acquiring the fruit of the Holy Spirit, she believes manifested signs of miracles and wonders should be basic everyday occurrences in the life of a Christian. Crystal also has a prophetic anointing on her life and a heart to serve the Body of Christ in anyway possible. Together, as a family, the Lackeys are in the business of being a blessing to others. For God has truly blessed them.