Rev. Dr. Phillip L. Pointer Sr.
THE REVEREND DR. PHILLIP L. POINTER, SR. is the Senior Pastor of the St. Mark Baptist Church in Little Rock, Arkansas where he has served as a Senior Pastor for the last 10 years. Dr. Pointer served as the Senior Pastor of St. John Baptist Church in Alexandria, VA where in 2005, he led the merger between St. John Baptist Church and Providence Baptist Church, forming the Providence St. John Baptist Church. Dr. Pointer earned a Master of Divinity Degree with honors from The Samuel Dewitt Proctor School of Theology at Virginia Union University in Richmond, Virginia and he received his Doctor of Ministry from United Theological Seminary in Dayton, OH, December 2014. His emphasis in doctoral study was “Preaching Prophetically in a Postmodern Culture: Communicating with Contemporary Audiences”. Dr. Pointer is the fourth generation in his family to serve as a Baptist pastor. He is firmly devoted to his family and seeks to model a commitment to family first. Pastor Pointer has a strong passion for leadership development and personal discipleship. He also has a great desire to empower people to both live as God intends and to serve God to their highest capacity. He seeks to accomplish this through meaningful worship and clear teaching Dr. Pointer resides with his wife Keya and their three children: Gabriela, Phillip, Jr., and Elijah.