25 YEARS OF PREACHING GOD'S WORD
First Licensed - June 25,1995
Ordained - October 26,1997
Chicago Baptist Institute - Bachelor of Theology
Martha Vineyard Seminary – Master & Doctorate of Divinity
Married to Mattie J Barnes
3 Children - Carsie IV, Megan, Carson
Favorite Comment: To God Be The Glory For The Things He Has Done.
Favorite Song: God Has Smiled On Me.
Pastor Barnes was born and raised in Chicago, Illinois to the late Rev. Dr. Carsie Barnes, Jr and Mrs. Mary Y Barnes. Pastor Barnes accepted Christ at an early age at Antioch M.B. Church South under the leadership of his father who served as Pastor/Teacher for 34 years.
Pastor Barnes accepted his call into the ministry in May 1995. Pastor Barnes became the Co-Pastor in 1999. Pastor Barnes was elevated to Pastor/Teacher on February 1, 2004.
Pastor Barnes currently serves as the Moderator for Salem Baptist District Association, Treasurer for the Illinois National Home Mission Board and Chairman of the Baptist General State Convention of Illinois late night service. He is also a member of the National Moderators of the National Baptist Convention USA Inc. and 3rd vice President of the Pastor’s Conference of Chicago & Vicinity.