BME Leadership

Dr. B. R. Daniels, Sr., President

 

Dr. B.R. Daniels, Sr., a native of DeKalb, Texas graduated from Marvin Pynes High School and went on to receive his Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology from Arlington State College, now The University of Texas at Arlington.

He was called to the ministry under Dr. N.L. Robinson of the Mount Olive Baptist Church in Arlington, Texas. Pastor Daniels’ love for the Word of God led him to receive a degree from the Southern Bible Institute as well as a Master’s and PHD from Aspen Theological Seminary in Denver , Colorado .

He is married to Pamela Watson-Daniels. Together they have five children and eight grandchildren. Pastor Daniels was called to the Beth-Eden Missionary Baptist Church in April 1973 after pastoring for three years and eight months at the Saint John Baptist Church in Avalon, Texas. At the start of his pastorate of the Beth Eden Church, there were 37 members on the roll and only 18 active members. Within one year the membership grew to 196 members, with 140 active members.

Dr. B.R. Daniels, Sr., a native of DeKalb, Texas graduated from Marvin Pynes High School and went on to receive his Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology from Arlington State College, now The University of Texas at Arlington.

As of February 17, 2019, Dr. Daniels served 46 years as the longest serving pastor in the church’s history. Under his ministry, 36 sons and adopted sons have been shepherded.

Dr. Daniels is currently active in the local, state, and national organized work. He serves as: President of the Baptist Missionary & Education State Convention; a member of the Board of Directors of the B.M.E. State Convention of Texas; Vice-Moderator at Large of the Northwestern District Association; and, a member of the Board of Directors of the Southern Bible Institute.

Dr. B.R. Daniels Sr. continues to provide visionary leadership to the
Beth-Eden Baptist Church.

The Cabinet

President Emeritus – Dr. Stephen C. Nash, Sr., Pastor Mt. Tabor Missionary Baptist Church, Dallas, Texas Vice President at Large & Northwestern Region – (Vacant Position)
Vice President Southeastern Region – Dr. Airon Reynolds, Pastor of Borden Chapel Baptist Church, Beaumont, Texas
Vice President East Region – Rev. Kirthell Roberts, Pastor Mt. Olive Baptist Church, Mt. Pleasant, Texas
Vice President Southwestern Region – Dr. Lonnie C. Dews, Pastor St. Paul Baptist Church, Brazoria, Texas
General Secretary – Dr. Patrick R. Rucker, Pastor of Koinonia Missionary Baptist Church, Dallas, Texas
Finance Chairman – Dr. Ronald Ruffin, Pastor of Greater Saint John Baptist Church, Hooks, Texas
Treasurer – Dr. Eddie Jenkins, Pastor of Good Street Baptist Church, Dallas, Texas
Congress President – Dr. Stan Hillard, Pastor of St. Luke Baptist Church, Houston, Texas
Women’s Auxiliary President – Dr. Hugh Dell Gatewood
Usher’s Auxiliary President – Ms. Bonnie Black
Laymen’s President – Mr. Charles Wright