Meet Our Pastor:
Dr. Charles L. Dear...


Licensed to preach in 1980
Ordained to the Gospel ministry, June 9, 1983
Assistant Pastor, Crescentville Baptist Church, 1983-1985
In 1985, Called as Pastor of Crescentville Baptist Church, continuing unto the present
Former Moderator of the Independent Baptist Fellowship of North America (IBFNA)
Council of Ten member, Pennsylvania Association of Regular Baptist Churches

Philadelphia Police Department Chaplain, since March 1987
Chaplain for the Philadelphia Division of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, U.S. Department of Justice, since March 1996
Chaplain for the Cheltenham Township Police Department, since February 2005
Chaplain for the United State Postal Inspectors, since December 2008
First Responder Trainer for IRTB, January 2008
First ResponderTrainer for PRSBI, February 2009

Pastor Dear's educational background

Recent and Archived messages you can hear, and articles written by Pastor Dear

...and his Family:

Back Row: Kevin, Brian, Anitra,
Chris and Susan
Middle Row: Pastor and Donna
Front Row: grandson Jacob,Donna's Mom, Rosa Fielding and grandson Casey

Where They Are Now?

Christian and Susan in Cheltenham, PA

Brian, Anitra and our grandsons Casey (3/6/97) and Jacob (6/20/00), Hanover MD

Kevin relocated to Crofton, MD

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