Balogun “B.C.“ Cobb is the first born to Overseer Joseph and Pastor Susie Cobb. He was born on April 9, 1967 in Boston, Massachusetts and raised in Holly Hill, South Carolina. He accepted Jesus Christ as his personal savior during his youth and was baptized at Galilee Christian Church during the pastoral leadership of Rev. Leon Simmons. Most notably, he has been married to his wife, Melvenia, for more than twenty-five years. BC and Melvenia have four children, Melaneice, Omar, Seveera and Bre’Anna.
He graduated from Jarvis Christian College in 1988, earning a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in management. He is a member of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. BC has been employed by the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County since 1997 and is currently the Insurance and Claims Division Manager.
For several years, BC humbly served as a Deacon, Adult Sunday School Teacher, Vacation Bible School Teacher, and Coordinator of the Men’s Month Celebration under the tutelage and pastoral leadership of Pastor N. Curtis Bryant. BC continued to serve faithfully into the founding years of Greater Heights Missionary Baptist Church.
BC publicly yielded, acknowledged and accepted his call to the Gospel Ministry on August 25, 2013. He preached his first Sermon, Keepings for the Calling, from II Timothy 1:5-10 on September 29, 2013. He received a license to preach the Gospel on the same day by Pastor Dr. Gary Murray and St. John Missionary Baptist Church in Antioch, Tennessee. BC was ordained to the work of Gospel Ministry on March 30, 2014 by Pastor Dr. Gary Murray and St. John Missionary Baptist Church, where he humbly served as an Associate Minister, Sunday School Teacher, Bible Study Teacher and Vacation Bible School Teacher.
On June 27, 2015 BC Cobb was elected Pastor of the Mt. Pleasant Missionary Baptist Church in College Grove, Tennessee, where he is currently serving.
Ephesians 4:11-13King James Version (KJV)
11 And he gave some, apostles; and some, prophets; and some, evangelists; and some, pastors and teachers;
12 For the perfecting of the saints, for the work of the ministry, for the edifying of the body of Christ:
13 Till we all come in the unity of the faith, and of the knowledge of the Son of God, unto a perfect man, unto the measure of the stature of the fullness of Christ.