Kevin L. Adams Sr. | Senior Pastor | BIO

Pastor Kevin L. Adams, Sr., visionary and Senior Pastor of Olivet Baptist Church was called to preach at the age of bio pic8 years old and has been preaching the Gospel for over 30 years. He was the unofficial pastor of Olivet beginning in 1990 when the health of Pastor Robert Richards began to fail. He was formally installed as Pastor of the Olivet Baptist Church in December 1991. He is the successful pastor of  Olivet and continues to take this ministry to higher heights for the kingdom of God. In 1991 the congregation began with 300 members and to date has grown to over 5,000 and counting. Pastor Adams’ unique anointing, transparency,  giving spirit and his clear and bold teaching has not only transformed lives locally, but is making a positive impact internationally and nationwide. Countless people of all ages have been drawn into the Kingdom by his simple, yet extraordinary preaching and teaching style.

Pastor Adams participates as a regular guest of the Trinity Broadcast Network (TBN) both locally and nationally and has appeared on THE WORD Network.  He has received numerous awards and accolades from a plethora of civic and religious organizations. Most recent was an Honorary Doctorate Degree from Saint Thomas Christian College and in 2010 Pastor Adams his induction into The Morehouse College Martin Luther King Jr. Board of Preachers. He is the author of the book Defining Moments, as well as the Defining Moments Workbook. He is the founder of Kevin L. Adams Ministries Inc.; Heal the Land Conference and he is one of the founding members of the Servant Leadership Council of Pastors and Ministers of Chattanooga, TN.

Pastor Adams is truly a lover of God,  and a committed student to the Word of God. One of the most endearing characteristic about him is his heart for the people of God.  He is honored to have mentors such as Craig Ervin, Dr. Mark Hanby, Bishop Noel Jones, Bishop Eddie Long and the late Dr. Kelly Varner. He is the son of Ms. Martha Adams.  He is married to the beautiful Lady Cynthia Adams and they have two beautiful children, Kevin Jr. and Alexis.

“There are many scriptures that are my favorite, but the one that I strive daily to live by is Matthew 6:33, which simply says: “ Seek ye first the kingdom of God and His righteousness and all these things shall be added unto you.”

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Lady Cynthia Adams | BIO

Lady Cynthia Adams is the First Lady of the Olivet Baptist Church, where she stands with her husband, faithfully lady bio picserving God and ministering to the growing flock of the church. Lady Adams ministers the Word of God boldly in song, believing God to transform lives. Through singing and teaching, she is impacting lives locally and nationwide by not only sharing the gospel, but also by living it daily. She believes that God has called us to be transparent in these last days, to allow our storms to be used by Him to help others. Her heart’s desire is that God be glorified through her singing & teaching and that the saints be edified by it. “God saw it fitting to entrust such an extraordinary anointing on my life and place the gift of exhortation on such an unworthy vessel, therefore, I feel it is my responsibility to be obedient to the call and obey the Master’s will for my life. I desire to see my Savior face to face and hear Him say, “Servant well-done!”

Lady Adams has recorded two independent albums, “Lady Cynthia Adams, Live In Spirit and Truth (2000)” and “Come Into His Presence (2004)”.

Lady Adams received her B.S. degree in Criminal Justice from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga and she and Pastor Adams are the proud parents of 2 beautiful gifts from God, Kevin Jr. and Alexis.


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Olivet Baptist Church
740 East Ml King Boulevard
Chattanooga, TN 37403-2926
(423) 266-8709, office
(423) 364-8917, emergency

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