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									                                    Pastor Danny Carter
           53481 W Fontana Road, Independence, LA 70443 985.215.9491

PERSONAL INFORMATION____________________________________________________________

       BIRTH DATE: January 20, 1965
       HOME TOWN: Amite, LA
       LICENSED TO THE MINISTRY: November 1995
       MARITAL STATUS: Married on June 15, 1985
       SPOUSE: Renee’ Carter
       CHILDREN: Kayla Carter Byers (born December 9, 1988); Kyle Carter (born August 25, 1995)
       GRANDCHILDREN: Madison Byers (born February 20, 2008)


       Determined and hard working individual who competently multi-tasks to achieve deadlines on a tight
       schedule. Personable, self-motivated, visionary, and goal-oriented professional with hands-on experience in
       Pastoral ministry, organizational leadership, and development, interpersonal communications, and event
       coordination. Pleasant teachable worker with a love for people. Effective team player who is devoted to
       collective and personal goals in ministry. Seeking a full-time opportunity in Pastoral Ministry,
       organizational planning, and leadership development.


       Emmaus Road Ministry School – Euless, TX                            December 1997
         Certificate of Pastoral Ministry

       Natalbany Baptist Church – Natalbany, LA                            November 1995
         Southern Baptist Convention
         Ordained/Licensed Minister

       Redemption Ministerial Fellowship International – Greenville, SC    May 2007
          Ordained/Licensed Minister

MINISTRY EXPERIENCE______________________________________________________________

       Lay Youth Minister – Independence, LA                               June 1992 – December 1992
       Friends In Christ Church

       Youth Minister – Natalbany, LA                                      December 1992 – November 1995
       Natalbany Baptist Church

       Youth Minister/Associate Pastor – Natalbany, LA                     November 1995 – December 1999
       Natalbany Baptist Church

       Associational Youth Director – Natalbany, LA
       Chappapeela Association

       Senior Pastor – Independence, LA                                    December 1999 – May 2009
       Friends In Christ Church

       Senior Pastor – Albany, LA                                          May 2009 – July 2011
       Redemption Outreach Center (Formerly Friends In Chirst)
SECULAR WORK EXPERIENCE_________________________________________________________

      Super Value Grocery Warehouse – Hammond, LA                          September 1985 – November 1995
      Receiving Clerk

      Crapanzano Brothers’ Lumber Company – Hammond, LA                    December 1999 - December 2001
      Sales Clerk/Outside Sales

      Tangipahoa Parish School Board – Amite, LA                           December 2009 – Present
      School Bus Driver

PERSONAL STATEMENT______________________________________________________________

      I received Christ as my Lord and Savior at a young age in Vacation Bible School. As an adult I became
      involved in church and rededicated my life completely to the Lord. In the spring of 1992 at our Yearly
      Church Family Conference I felt the call of God on my life. I surrendered to that call and began to
      volunteer and assist in our church youth ministry.

      In June of 1992 my wife and I were called by God to serve as volunteer Youth Ministers there at our home
      church. After serving as volunteer Youth Ministers for a little over 6 months we were called to serve on
      staff as Youth Ministers at a different local area church. We then became full time Youth Ministers and
      after seven years of serving in this capacity, God began to call us back to our home community to serve as
      Pastors of our former church. In January 2000, we were set as Senior Pastors of our home church.

      Upon accepting the call back to our home church we served for 2 years at the churches then location, a 100
      year old school building. The church had been established for over 25 years and had never owned its own
      facility. The old building was on loan from the community. After 2 years someone donated the funds to us
      for the purchase of a 6.5 acre plot closer to town where we soon began the process of building the church a
      worship facility. The building was completed and moved into within four months.

      Seven years later God began to instruct us to plant a new work within this ministry. So we replanted the
      church with a new name and moved forward with a whole new, fresh and relevant vision for the
      community. The vision then began to unfold and become clearer what God had for this ministry, in this
      community. To be a place that would outreach to children, youth and adults and build strong families. We
      began to develop a strong children’s ministry and youth ministry. Teaching them the word of God and that
      they can do and have a great purpose in Him, even at their young ages. We also did women’s and men’s
      bible studies in which we ministered topics relevant to men and women. In holding a yearly Marriage
      Conference we imparted values and principles relevant to the marriage relationship.

      Over the years God has spoke to us about families, marriages, children, youth and young adults. We have
      seen the importance of these areas and have a real burden and a desire to see families grow strong in there
      faith and know who they are in Christ. We have been committed and dedicated to imparting values that will
      stand the test of time. In spite of how the image of the family has been distorted by the media, a strong
      kingdom family can change the world. Religion to long has made people believe they had to be perfect to
      serve God, but with a great mandate and strong passion we as Pastor’s, wish to impart to all people that
      God uses all people and has a purpose for them.

MINISTRY STATEMENT______________________________________________________________
      “Building God’s Kingdom One Family at a Time”

      We are committed and dedicated to imparting values that will stand the test of time. In spite of how the
      image of the church and family has been distorted by the media, a strong Kingdom family can change the
      world. With topics related to empowering believers our desire is to help individuals find their purpose and
      position in God’s Kingdom. We desire and seek to more accurately represent Christ in the Earth. Through
      proper Apostolic Relationship, Godly lifestyles, covenant relationships, and accurate thinking and
DOCTRINAL BELIEF__________________________________________________________________

We believe the Bible is verbally inspired by the Holy Spirit, the infallible revelation of God to man. II Tim.3:16-17, II
Pet.1:20-21. We believe there is only one true, eternal God revealed in three persons; Father, Son, and Holy Spirit.
Gen.1:1,26, Deut.6:4, Isa.43:10-11, Mt.28:19
We believe in the deity and humanity of Jesus Christ, His virgin birth, sinless life, miracles, sacrificial death to save us
from our sins, and His resurrection and ascension to heaven.
Mt.1:21,23, John 1:1-2,14, 3:16, Acts 1:2-3,9, 2:22
We believe in the sinfulness of all mankind and the need of salvation, available only through the blood of Jesus Christ
to all who believe and receive Him as Savior.
Rom.3:23, 6:23, 10:13, Ephesians 2:8-9, Titus 3:4-7
We believe the finished work of Christ on the cross provides healing for the human body.
Isa.53:4-5, Mt. 8:16-17, I Pet.2:24, James 5:14-15
We believe in the sanctifying power of the Holy Spirit by whose indwelling the believer is enabled to live a holy life.
Sanctification is the process of being separated from sin and dedicated to God, which begins at salvation and
continues throughout the lifetime of the believer.
Gal.5:22-23, I Thess.4:3-5, 5:23, II Pet.3:18
We believe in the baptism of the Holy Spirit which is promised to all believers subsequent to salvation as the entrance
into a Spirit-filled life including: a prayer language (speaking in tongues), gifts of the Holy Spirit, and power to be a
witness and anointed servant of God.
Joel 2:28-29, Lk.3:16, Acts 1:4-5, 8, 2:4, 38-39, 10:44-47, I Cor.12:4-11
We believe in the personal, imminent return of Jesus Christ.
Acts 1:11, I Thess. 4:16-18, Titus 2:13
We believe in the bodily resurrection of both the saved and the unsaved; the saved to everlasting life and the unsaved
to everlasting damnation.
Acts 24:15, I Cor.15:20-23, Rev.20:4-6, 12-15
We believe in the responsibility of every believer to reach the world with the gospel of Jesus Christ.
Mt.28:19-20, Mk.16:15-20, Acts 1:8, 2:40-41,47

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