Our Pastor

Published: November 11, 2020      Updated: November 11, 2020

 

And I will give you pastors according to mine heart, which shall feed you with knowledge and understanding.

Jeremiah 3:15-16 KJV

 

Pastor Taariq Patel
Pastor Taariq Patel

 

Our Pastor

 

After being submerged in a world of drug abuse and pain, Taariq Patel met Jesus, the One who heard his cry and saved his life.  Now, Taariq is in the service of the King, sharing how God's power and love transforms lives.

Taariq answered the call of God and enrolled at Pacific Union College, where he earned a Bachelor of Arts in Theology.  After completing his studies at PUC, he enrolled at Andrews University where he earned his Masters of Divinity.  Upon completing his Masters, Taariq joined the Iowa-Missouri Conference of Seventh-Day Adventists, where he serves as a District Pastor for Council Bluffs, Atlantic, Harlan and Exira SDA Churches.  Our church is blessed to have such a gifted speaker to share the word of God!

Taariq is married to Igdaly Patel and they are blessed with three amazing children, Ishmael, Viviana, and Tirzah.

Taariq believes that we have been called to lift up Christ, and move under the banner of the three angels' messages; Messages for God's people to experience and proclaim before the imminent return of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.