“I am crucified with Christ….” – Galatians 2:20
Theology Certificate, Carver Bible College, Atlanta, Georgia;
B.A., Theology, American Bible College & Seminary, Moore, Oklahoma;
M. Div., Virginia University of Lynchburg, Lynchburg, Virginia;
D.D., Virginia University of Lynchburg, Lynchburg, Virginia;
Dr. Anthony T. Higgs, Sr. is our Senior Pastor. He is the former Executive Pastor and co-planter of Cornerstone Community Church, Lexington, North Carolina, Senior Pastor of Brown New Calvary Baptist Church. He planted and served for nineteen (19) years as Senior Pastor of Community Baptist Church in Raleigh North Carolina. He is the co-planter and served for ten (10) years as assistant pastor of Calvary Bible Baptist Church in Delray Beach, Florida, and worked for IBM fourteen (14 1/2) years. Dr. Higgs is also an entrepreneur and former business owner.
Dr. Higgs is the co-founder and currently serves as President of Another Step Forward Ministries in Plantation, Florida. Another Step Forward is an international organization that seeks to bring about spiritual renewal in Urban America through faith-based organizations, businesses, youth service organizations and school partnerships. He spoke in crusades and bible conferences in the United States and aboard.
Dr. Higgs received an Honorary Doctor of Divinity from Atlantic College and Virginia University of Lynchburg. He was awarded for organizing “Biblical Racial Reconciliation Conferences” in Raleigh, North Carolina, “Outstanding Achievement Award” Berkshire Downs Community Raleigh, North Carolina, “Outstanding Businessman” President George W. Bush. He also received Cost Effective awards IBM Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, “Achievement Awards” for outstanding work in Material Logistic and Innovation Procurement IBM Boca Raton, Florida. Graduate from American Bible College & Seminary with high academic honors.
Dr. Higgs has written booklets, Sunday school and church materials for his church in Raleigh, North Carolina.
Dr. Higgs is married to Symonetta and the father of five adult children: Dominique, Anita, Anthony, Jr., Jarmaine, and Kezia, thirteen grandchildren, two grant grandchildren.