Pastor Kevin L. Adams, Sr., visionary and Senior Pastor of Olivet Baptist Church was called to preach at the age of 8 years old and has been preaching the Gospel for over 30 years. He was the unofficial pastor of Olivet beginning in 1990 when the health of Pastor Robert Richards began to fail. He was formally installed as Pastor of the Olivet Baptist Church in December 1991. He is the successful pastor of Olivet and continues to take this ministry to higher heights for the kingdom of God. In 1991 the congregation began with 300 members and to date has grown to over 5,000 and counting. Pastor Adams’ unique anointing, transparency, giving spirit and his clear and bold teaching has not only transformed lives locally, but is making a positive impact internationally and nationwide. Countless people of all ages have been drawn into the Kingdom by his simple, yet extraordinary preaching and teaching style.
Pastor Adams participates as a regular guest of the Trinity Broadcast Network (TBN) both locally and nationally and has appeared on THE WORD Network. He has received numerous awards and accolades from a plethora of civic and religious organizations. Most recent was an Honorary Doctorate Degree from Saint Thomas Christian College and in 2010 Pastor Adams his induction into The Morehouse College Martin Luther King Jr. Board of Preachers. He is the author of the book Defining Moments, as well as the Defining Moments Workbook. He is the founder of Kevin L. Adams Ministries Inc.; Heal the Land Conference and he is one of the founding members of the Servant Leadership Council of Pastors and Ministers of Chattanooga, TN.
Pastor Adams is truly a lover of God, and a committed student to the Word of God. One of the most endearing characteristic about him is his heart for the people of God. He is honored to have mentors such as Craig Ervin, Dr. Mark Hanby, Bishop Noel Jones, Bishop Eddie Long and the late Dr. Kelly Varner. He is the son of Ms. Martha Adams. He is married to the beautiful Lady Cynthia Adams and they have two beautiful children, Kevin Jr. and Alexis.
“There are many scriptures that are my favorite, but the one that I strive daily to live by is Matthew 6:33, which simply says: “ Seek ye first the kingdom of God and His righteousness and all these things shall be added unto you.”