Our Lead Ministers

 Minister-13-Bust-180x300Elder Cornell Butler
 Associate Pastor

Cornell A. Butler is a native of Baltimore. Maryland and served in the United States Army for 8 years. His Christian wlak of faith began at Galilee Baptist Churc in New Orleans, La. in February of 1993. Relocating his fellowship to The Third Rose of Sharon B.C. in 1995 he was appointed Ministry Director for the Brothers Keepers Ministry which fed the community both physically and spiritually.

In December of 1995 he became a deacon and later heard God’s calling to preach the gospel. This later led to his ordination in April 1998 which was under the Ideal Missionary Baptist and Education Association.

Cornell currently holds a Bachelors of Arts degree in Christian Education from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. He relocated to Waco, Texas with his wife Jackie M. Butler because of Hurricane Katrina in 2005. He also holds a Master of Theological Studies degree from George W. Truett Seminary, Baylor University 2009.

Cornell is a faithful member of Carver Park Baptist Church where he assists the senior Pastor and Teacher Dr. Gaylon P. Foreman. Cornell is also the Director of Protocol and Ministerial Alliance leader at Carver Park Baptist Church and has been elected to the position of Leadership Enlistment for the Administrative Ministry Team Subcommittees of the Waco Regional Baptist Association.