Psalms 37:23-25 - The steps of a good man are ordered by the LORD: and he delighteth in his way. Though he fall, he shall not be utterly cast down: for the LORD upholdeth him with his hand. I have been young, but now I am old; yet I have not seen the righteous forsaken, nor his seed begging bread.
Rev. Kenneth Eakins, Sr. is the new Pastor of the Greater Outreach Missionary Baptist Church. He was elected in December of 2008 and installed on May 31, 2009. Pastor Eakins has several accomplishments in his short tenure as Pastor such as: witnessing to over 75 people who have either united with the church under christian experience or baptism; purchased 2 lots next door to the church, reorganized all the ministries within the church; restructured the trustee board and purchased of a new steeple for the building.
Pastor Eakins’ foremost desire is to serve God first and lead the people of God to higher heights and dimensions. With God’s help and through His guidance, Pastor Eakins’ overall goal is to worship God, help build lives, and be steadfast in the Lord; teach, lead, and equip the people with the word of God to enable the ministry at Greater Outreach to grow spiritually, numerically and financially.
Pastor Eakins is a native of Mississippi (Harriston). He’s been married to Paula Kimble-Eakins for 30 years and they have 4 sons (Marcolin, Donald, Kenneth, Jr. & Kandon), 2 daughter-n-laws (Nia and Laquisha), and 10 grandchildren (Chad, MarKayla, Marcolin, Jr., Caleb, Maya, Mekhi, Donald, Jr., Dheavani, Dejanae, and Dakota.