Evangelism/Outreach Ministries

Evangelism Ministry

Contact: Rev. Joe McKinley / Sis. Mary Williams / Sis. Linda Brown

The mission of the Evangelism Ministry is to provide the members of the Paradise Baptist Church the tools necessary to do the work of Christ. First, we seek to equip the saints to witness effectively in the community and throughout their day. Secondly, we seek to take the gospel to the lost through streetwitnessing in our community and throughout the city of Oakland.

C. William Johnson Block Party

Contact: Sis. Jonelle Campbell

The C. William Johnson Block Party is held each year on the fourth Saturday in June. This is a mjor evangelism event for the Paradise Baptist church attracting thousands of people. We offer rides, food, entertainment, community services, contests, prizes and a basketball tournament all at no cost to the community. The Lord blesses us to make numerous contacts with hundreds of people praying to receive Christ during the event.

Intake Counseling

Contact: Sis. Mary Williams

The Intake Counseling Ministry has the wonderful privilege of guiding the incoming member through the salvation experience. We are also instrumental in guiding incoming members through the membership process, which includes providing information about baptism, classes, ministries and events at the Paradise Baptist Church.

Soul Winning Ministry

Contact: Rev. Joe McKinley

Every Saturday at 9 a.m. the Soul Winning Ministry takes the gospel to the lost through streetwitnessing in our community and throughout the city of Oakland.

Substance Abuse (Wistar R&R Program, Inc.)

Contact: Dec. Larry Campbell

Wistar R&R Program, Inc. seeks to liberate individuals from the destructive grips of drugs and alcohol addiction, transform these individuals into disciples of Jesus Christ and help them to become productive members of society.