David Bryant is pastor and founder of New Testament Baptist Church. Born in Dayton, Ohio, Bro. Bryant joined the U.S. Army and was saved while stationed in Newport News, Virginia, at the New Light Baptist Church (record attendance 73). He was called to the Gospel ministry in July, 1967. Bro. Bryant earned his BD at Bible Baptist Seminary, Arlington, Texas, his Master of Theology degree from Louisiana Baptist Theological Seminary, and his Doctor of Theology degree from Baptist Christian College in Shreveport, Louisiana.
Bro. Bryant served as associate pastor of Victory Baptist Church, Weatherford, Texas pastor of Tabernacle Baptist Church, Crane, Texas and pastor of Bible Baptist Church in Wichita Falls, Texas where he was also administrator of Bible Baptist Christian School.
After serving on the College Board of Directors at Arlington Baptist College, Bro. Bryant succeeded Dr. Wayne Martin as president of the college, continuing in that office from 1993-2009. As professor at the college, he presently teaches Bible Doctrine and Ecclesiology.
Encouraged by many friends, Bro. Bryant founded New Testament Baptist Church in November, 2010. He and his wife, Vickie, have three daughters, Valarie, Vanessa and Amber and three grandchildren.
Associate pastor Mike Evans hails from Midland, Texas. His B.A. degree is from ABC, with post grad work done at Midland College and Bethany Baptist College in Oklahoma and his Doctor of Theology was earned at Calvary Baptist College inMelbourne, Florida.
Bro. Evans was the associate pastor at Orlando Baptist Temple in Orlando, Florida and also at University Heights Baptist Church in Midland, Texas. He pastored in Clyde, Texas at Bible Baptist Church, at Tabernacle Baptist Church in Crane, Texas and at Temple Baptist Church in Fort Worth. A sought-after evangelist, Bro. Evans is vice-president in charge of Recruitment and Development at Arlington Baptist College. He holds the office of chairman of the World Baptist Fellowship Mission Board.
Co-founder of New Testament Baptist Church, Bro. Evans and his wife, Sue, are welcome assets to the church. They have a daughter, Amy, and a son, David, and three grandchildren.