Our Pastor

 

Theophilus Lionel Roberts is a native of the beautiful oil rich country of Trinidad and Tobago.  He was born to Seventh-Day Adventist parents who where very strict during his younger years having him participate in church activities at a very tender age. 

Theo, as he is affectionately called, began to conduct vespers as a youth and also Prayer Meetings occasionally.  After being elected as Personal Ministries Director, he began to demonstrate his love for evangelism, and in 1984 his then pastor recommended that he go to West Indies College in Jamaica to do the evangelism course in the Theology program.  On his return to Trinidad he was immediately thrust under a tent to preach in his first district crusade.  After failing to capture the attention of the crowd for the first few nights he was summoned to his knees in all night prayer.  God blessed his effort with a baptism of 25 precious souls.  Recognizing his potential, the Conference utilized him every year thereafter to lead hundreds of souls to Christ.  He was also requested to do Week of prayers and Revivals in many parts of the island.

Theo is a product of Christian education from kindergarten to College.  He also obtained degrees in Architecture and Engineering along the way, but ministry was always close in his vision.

After migrating to the United States he was elected to the elder-ship of the Ephesus S.D.A. Church, but soon thereafter became restless by his limited involvement in the work of the Lord.  After some consultation with the pastor and elders, he along with 12 friends planted the Palm Springs Church in West Palm Beach.  He was also a trained Lay Pastor which motivated many of his friends to encourage him to pursuer a degree in Theology, an admonition he grappled with for a while but finally submitted to while using his abilities as a Lay Pastor with the Florida Conference.  He worked very hard as a Lay Pastor until he was employed as a full time pastor with this Conference, a position he serves in at the present time.

He is married to the former Sharon Sargeant for the past 31 years who has been a faithful supporter of their ministry.  He is a father, a grandfather, a brother and a friend to many. 

 

 

"Trust in the LORD with all your heart  And do not lean on your own understanding. In all your ways acknowledge Him, And He will make your paths straight."    -Proverb 3:5-6