OUR HISTORY AND MISSION

Trinity Life Baptist Church, started as a "mission church" in January 1992. Oates Baptist Church of Mesquite, Texas and Casa View Baptist Church of Dallas, Texas co-sponsored the church plant. Trinity Life was "chartered" as a church in February 1996.

The mission of Trinity Life Baptist Church is to "invest our tithes, time and talents toward bringing more people to the saving knowledge of Jesus Christ." The GEM of our mission to GLORIFY God with our worship and our works, to EDIFY God's people with our teaching and our touch, and to MULTIPLY God's Kingdom with our evangelism and our life example.

LEADERSHIP STAFF AND ELDERS

Our church is an Elder Led body of Believers in keeping with the Biblical Elder Leadership Style taught in the Bible. We also have Deacons who function under the biblical guidelines of a deacon.

OUR PASTORAL STAFF

Dr. Russell Rogers, Senior Pastor - Pastor Russell began his ministry at the age of 17. He has served as a Youth Pastor, Children's Pastor, and Praise & Worship Pastor prior to becoming the founding pastor of Trinity Life where he has faithfully served as Senior Pastor for eighteen years. He was licensed and ordained to the ministry at Oates Drive Baptist Church in Mesquite, Texas in 1992. Pastor Russell has fake rolex replica watch been blessed with the privilege of serving as a guest speaker and Evangelist both nationally and internationally, building partnerships in Latvia, Thailand, India, and around the United States.

His degrees include a Bachelor of Science from Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia and a Master of Liberal Arts with a Concentration in Pastoral Counseling from Dallas Baptist University. He has training in Marital & Pre-Marital Counseling, Crisis Intervention, has been a member of the American Association of Christian Counselors, and served as a Chaplain with Victim Relief Ministries.

Pastor Russell has served as an adjunct professor of Pastoral Leadership and Church Evangelism at Southern California Seminary in San Diego, California through its on-line education program.

Pastor Russell married his wonderful wife Shelly in 1988. They are blessed with five children (three by adoption and two by birth), Austin (1995), Casey (1998), Nathan (2001), Sean (2004), and Lauren (2005).

Pastor Russell and Shelly served as foster and adoptive parents with the State of Texas Department of Family Protective Services for more than eleven years. During this time, they fake hublot were blessed to provide foster care to several children.