Leadership

Pastors & Staff

Pastor Rudolph White, Jr.

Founder & Senior Pastor

Pastor Rudolph White, Jr. is the founder and Senior Pastor of Christian Bible Church located in Missouri City, Texas.  He has served the church faithfully for more than 30 years bridging the gap between the biblical culture and our modern culture through his unique style of preaching the word of God.
Pastor White has established himself through applied studies at Luther Rice Seminary, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary and has obtained his Bachelors of Biblical Studies degree from the College of Biblical Studies located in Houston, Texas.  Pastor White went on to obtain his Master’s Degree from Faith Seminary in Tacoma, Washington.  
 
Pastor White is a man with a vision that extends itself to doing great things to the glory of God.  In the midst of a recession, he has led Christian Bible Church by faith to fulfill the vision of the CBC campus exemplifying that God is faithful and able to do exceedingly, abundantly, above, all that we can ask or think… what a witness of what God will do when we trust Him!  Pastor White has led the church and has erected a 40,000 square foot worship facility. The new facility, in addition to a beautiful sanctuary includes a full size gymnasium, bookstore, playscape, Bistro, office suites, many classrooms and much, much more… the new facility is located at 3222 Texas Parkway, in Missouri City, Texas.  In addition to the Worship Center, two apartment complexes are currently being built to provide homes for more than 200 families. To God be the Glory!
 
Pastor Rudolph White, Jr. and his wife, Lady Valarie White, currently reside in Missouri City, Texas and together they have committed their lives to ministry and reaching the city of Missouri City for Christ.
 
Pastor Rudolph White, Jr. is vastly known and appreciated for his expository preaching and teaching.  His teachings are power-packed, meaningful and straight from the bible.  Lives are being touched as he “Exposes the Power of God’s Word Verse by Verse.”®

First Lady Valarie White

First Lady

Sis. Valarie White is a native New Yorker and is a dedicated member and Executive Director of Christian Bible Church where her husband Rudolph White, Jr. is the Senior Pastor.
 
Her calling to the ministry is to edify, enhance and excel the infrastructure of church administration as she lends her gifts in this area through assisting churches for the purpose of Kingdom Building.  Lady White believes in excellence in ministry and is committed to developing churches to function on the cutting edge.    
 
Lady White is the Founder/Director of the “Victorious Women of the King” Women’s Ministry at Christian Bible Church.  She is compelled by a passion for the hearts of women and yields herself to the support of the Victorious Women  of Christian Bible Church and the community.
 
Her spirit of excellence and God given talent of exterior and interior design is very apparent when you behold the 40,000 square foot worship facility, in which, through the vision of her husband, Pastor Rudolph White, Jr. and the loyalty and dedication of the members of Christian Bible Church was erected.  
 
Lady White completed her Business Administrative studies at Fairleigh Dickerson University in East Rutherford, New Jersey and earned her Bachelors of Biblical Studies Degree at the College of Biblical Studies located in Houston, Texas.  
 
Her vision is uncompromisingly clear, with one central purpose – edifying women and empowering God’s people for the work of the ministry.  Lady White’s favorite scripture is… Not slothful in business; fervent in spirit; serving the Lord! Romans 12:11

Rev. Clinton Thomas

Youth Pastor

Clinton Thomas is the Youth Pastor of the Youth Xtreme Ministry at Christian Bible Church where teens are his priority one!  He believes that the only way we can be credible to teenagers is when they see our passion for Jesus Christ — when His love for them is reflected in us and our actions.  
Rev. Thomas and his wife Theresa have trained youth workers that work along side of them as they lead teens into having a significant relationships with God.  
Rev. Thomas says "It is important to meet them (teens) where they are and teach them the foundation which was laid by Jesus Christ which"  (1 Corinthians 3:11)
Rev. Thomas has served as Youth Pastor for many years.  Rev. Clinton and his wife Theresa have been members of Christian Bible for seventeen years. They were united in Holy matrimony in February of 1994, and are the proud parents of two children, Allen and Heaven.   Together they strive to instill in the teens the importance of God in their lives while partnering with their parents in doing so.  
Rev. Clinton is also known for delivering power-packed messages as he serves God and ministers to God's people from the pulpit!

Pastor Rodger Gambrell

Worship Pastor

Rev. Rodger Gambrell was baptized upon trusting in Christ as his personal savior
by the late Rev. E. S. Branch in February 1990. Rev. Gambrell began his preaching
ministry under the pastoral training of Rev. Walter Houston, the present pastor of
the 4th Missionary Baptist Church. He was a member of 4th MBC for eleven years
before accepting the call to serve as the Youth Pastor at Christian Bible Church
under the leadership of Pastor Rudolph White, Jr. in September 2001.   As a member and preacher Rev. Gambrell boldly professes his faith through his powerful teachings - overseeing Discipleship classes, Young Adult Ministries, as well as, sharing the good news of Jesus Christ from the pulpit.  An effective communicator of God’s Word, Rev.Gambrell  is known for his practical and dynamic teaching style which helps people apply the timeless truths of Scripture to their everyday lives. He and his wife Angelique have dedicated their lives to the work of the ministry.

Rev. Richard E. Turner

Worship Pastor

Rev. Richard Turner is the oldest of nine living siblings and was born and raised in Boston, MA (Roxbury).  After graduating from high school, he joined the United States Army in January 1958 and was honorably discharged in January 1966.   He then moved to Los Angeles, CA where he worked as a draftsman in Aerospace industry for 2 years.  He then changed his career and retired from Byron Jackson Pump, who later changed their name to Flowserve Corp, as a Sr. Design Engineer after 31 years.
 Rev. Richard Turner is a great orator of God's word; he blesses the people during prayer meetings, as well as, delivering the word of God from the pulpit.  
In addition to serving in various capacities of leadership throughout the years,    Rev. Turner is also involved in a variety of ministerial endeavors that keep him focused on embracing lost souls and ministering to the whole individual regardless of challenges or limitations.
He and his wife Betty have dedicated their lives to the work of the ministry.  

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