Treasurer, Pastor Rick Carter
Bible Baptist Church, Gulfport, Mississippi
Dr. Rick L. Carter is a native of Alabama, born to Kirby and Gladys of Andalusia. Dr. Carter was saved on March 14, 1965, in a Sunday evening church service.
Dr. Carter's education includes a Graduate of Theology degree from Baptist Bible College; a B.A. and M.A. degree in Christian Education from Freedom University, Orlando, Florida; a Ph. D. from Faith Baptist Bible College, Oliver Springs, Tennessee; and an Honorary Doctor of Divinity from Baptist Bible College.
Dr. Carter served in Springfield, MO as the Executive Vice President of Baptist Bible College for four years. Prior to his tenure at the college, he served as the Pastor of Bible Baptist Church in Gulfport, Mississippi for 21 years. He also planted the New Testament Baptist Church in Pascagoala, Mississippi, and has served as an Associate Pastor, a Youth Pastor, Children's Church Director and Bus Director.
Dr. Carter served as lead Pastor of Canyon Creek Baptist Church, Richardson, Texas for 10 years. As of July, 2012, he became the Pastor of Bible Baptist Church, Gulfport, Mississippi.
He has been married to Shannon (Thomas) for 45+ years. The Carters have three children and eight grandchldren.