Rick and Carol have been married 42 years and most of that time has been spent serving the Lord leading churches to understand what it really means to accept the unconditional love of God and receive His grace and forgiveness. Church planting and rebuilding has been their life. They now return to their home church ,where they grew up as children and accepted the wonderful gift of salvation. This call of God ,in their own words , “has been the most fun they have ever had in their ministry”.
Gene was ordained to the Gospel Ministry in 1965 and has pastored churches in Missouri, Ohio and Texas. He loves to serve others, encourage them with God’s love and let them know he really cares. He and Belinda are excited about doing Kingdom work through Royal Haven. They have been married 43 years, have four daughters, three granddaughters and eleven grandsons.
Marty has served in family ministry for 20 years with a focus on children and students. He is married to his best friend Melinda, and they have three grown sons. Marty & Melinda have been teaching and serving people of every age, shape, and size, with the goal of “reaching an ever changing culture with a never changing message”.
Dr. John W. and Becky Yarbrough are former Home Missionaries serving as pastor, church planting and ministry development for over 30 years. John completed his Doctor of Ministry from the Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary in San Francisco, Calif. John and Becky will celebrate over 50 years of marriage and have three children, six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Javier and His wife Linda have served as Church Leaders for over 25 years. Javier leads our Spanish language ministry called Oikos Fellowship.
Director of Music Ministry
Terri Harbin is the Director of Music ministry at Royal Haven Baptist Church.
Israel Boogere is the worship leader at Royal Haven Baptist Church.
Norma Shields is responsible for Royal Haven children's ministry.
John Tarlton is responsible for all our building facilities.