Bro. Micah Carter was born in Little Rock, AR on August 17, 1984 to Dr. Barry and Valerie Carter. He spent his childhood days in Alexander, AR, Dumas, AR and Minden, LA. Bro. Micah trusted Jesus as his Savior at the age of 7. He was baptized by the authority of Smyrna Missionary Baptist Church at Dumas, AR. He announced his call to preach at the age of 15 at Bogg Springs Youth Encampment. Bro. Micah was licensed to preach in June of 2000 by Whispering Pines Missionary Baptist Church at Minden, LA. Bro. Micah graduated high school from Minden High School in 2002. He was ordained into the gospel ministry by Whispering Pines MBC March 26, 2004, and enrolled into seminary at the Louisiana Missionary Baptist Institute and Seminary that Fall. He earned his Bachelor of Theology Degree in May 2008. Bro. Micah went on to earn his Master of Theology Degree in May 2009. He is currently pursuing the degree, Doctor of Theology, from LMBIS.
On November 19, 2005, Bro. Micah married his wife, Julie Walker Carter. The Lord has blessed their home since that day with two children. Their son, Walker Benjamin Carter, was born on July 8, 2007. Their daughter, Tatum Grace Carter, was born on December 8, 2008. Bro. Micah understands, undeniably, that a godly wife is a strong pillar to a man’s ministry, and thanks God for Julie. He and Julie rejoiced even more in November of 2015 when both Walker and Tatum were born again and received Jesus as their personal Savior!
God has blessed Bro. Micah with the privilege to work in the positions of youth pastor and pastor. He served as youth and associate pastor for Eastside Baptist Church at Minden, LA from 2004-2006. God then moved him and Julie to Hamburg, AR where Bro. Micah served as pastor at Calvary Baptist Church from 2006-2008. Currently, he serves as the pastor of Calvary Baptist Church at Magnolia, AR. Bro. Micah, Julie, Walker, and Tatum have been in Magnolia since 2008.
Bro. Micah has had the privilege to serve in various Local and State Associational positions. It was his honor to serve on the AR State Missionary Committee. Also, he served as the moderator for the 1st Columbia Association for 6 years. Bro. Micah counts it all joy to serve the Lord and His people. He covets your prayers as he serves as the Moderator of the Arkansas State Association of Missionary Baptist Churches.
William Robert Campbell III or Trey as we know him serves as Youth Director and Associate Pastor to Calvary Baptist Church. He was saved at 12 years old at a revival at Calvary MBC of Hamburg, AR after a false profession of faith at 8 years old with a follow up baptism.
He was baptized and joined Calvary MBC of Hamburg at age 15 under the pastorship of Bro. Micah Carter.
Trey surrendered to the Minsitry at Budd Creek Baptist Camp after a message delivered by Bro. Micah Carter.
After high school, he attended seminary at Central Arkansas Baptist Institute at 18 and received an Associates Degree in Biblical Studies. He lacks one year to complete requirements for a Bachelor's Degree in Apologetics.
At age 20, Trey began as part-time Pastor of Harper Springs MBC of Huttig, AR where he was ordained by their authority in August of 2013.
Trey has also had the privilege to work for the Wold Wide Literature and Mission Supplies Ministry with Bro. Joey Meredith, his grandfather and the Director of the work, as well as the International Christian Publisher printing ministry with director Bill Johnson.
He was brought on as an inter at age 21 for Calvary MBC of Magnolia at age 21 in April of 2014 and was brought on as full-time Youth/Associate Pastor in July of 2014 where he is continuing to serve.
Bro. Jim Holdiness is the Senior Outreach Minister at Calvary MBC. At the age of 13, Bro. Jim realized that his soul was lost and attended a revival meeting. There, he accepted Jesus Christ as his personal Savior, and gave his heart to Jesus.
Bro. Jim enlisted in the Army National Guard and was in the Guard for 3 years. He then went into the Army for another 3 years. After he got out of the Army, he went back into the National Guard for 5 years.
In 1967, Bro. Jim started attending the Missionary Baptist Seminary in Little Rock, AR. He graduated with a Bachelor of Theology in 1973.
While attending the Seminary, Bro. Jim accepted the call to be the pastor of Friendship MBC in Judsonia, AR. The church in Judsonia ordained Bro. Jim in 1970. Bro. Jim was there for 3 1/2 years. From there, the Lord led Bro. Jim to South Crossett MBC in Crossett, AR. He was there for 9 years.
The Lord then took Bro. Jim to Oklahoma. While in Oklahoma, Bro. Jim pastored the First Baptist MBC of Hayworth, OK. He was there for 3 1/2 years. Bro. Jim was then led to Unity MBC in Pine Bluff, AR. He was the pastor for 5 1/2 years. Bro. Jim was then led to Hepzibah MBC in Emerson, AR. Bro. Jim spent 12 1/2 years with the church in Emerson.
Bro. Jim's wife passed away on March 6, 1990. The Lord then led Bro. Jim to meet Mrs. Jo. Her husband had passed away. Bro. Jim married Jo Holdiness on September 15, 1990.
Bro. Jim came to Calvary MBC in June, 2004. Please be in prayer for Bro. Jim and Mrs. Jo as they serve the Lord while at Calvary MBC.
Sis. Cindy Anglin is the secretary for Calvary Baptist Church. At the age of 12, Cindy realized she was a sinner bound for hell. On the way home from a Wednesday night youth meeting, in the car with the wonderful lady who took her to church each week, she confessed her sin to the Lord and asked for forgiveness and salvation.
Sis. Cindy is a native of the Magnolia area and graduated from Magnolia High School in 1991. She married Robert L. Anglin, of Springhill, on August 11, 1996. They have a blended family of five children; Rusty, Brandon, Steven, Patricia and Hannah. She has been a stay-at-home mom since the birth of her first child, which was a wonderful blessing.
The family has been attending Calvary MBC since 2000 and faithful members since March of 2002. They have watched as the three youngest children were saved and baptised here. She began as secretary for Calvary in January of 2010. Cindy asks for your prayers as she strives to do a great job for her Lord as secretary of Calvary Missionary Baptist Church.
Bro. Barry Baker Bro. Glenn Langley
Bro. Dale Mitchell Bro. Mark Mitchell
Bro. Jake Glass