Dr. Richard Jewel Rose is the proud Pastor and Founder of Holy Trinity Missionary Baptist Church in Houston, TX, which he has lead since 1972.
He loves helping people to develop and become empowered professionally, educationally, and most important, spiritually. Following his passion for empowering people, Pastor Rose founded the Oikodome School of Biblical Studies. He has long been a mentor to many pastors and ministers, and continues to encourage and motivate them with his own perseverance. Dr. Rose's repertoire of accomplishments and theological training includes, but is not limited to, B.A., March of Faith Bible Institute; B.A., Texas Southern University; M.A., Houston Graduate School of Theology; M. Div. and D. Min. from Faith Seminary.
He has traveled the world learning the doctrines of the Holy Bible, and preaching and teaching the gospel of Jesus Christ.. This phenomenal teacher formerly served as adjunct instructor at Texas Southern University and Houston Community College. He will soon become adjunct faculty at Faith Seminary, Tacoma, Washington.
Richard Jewel Rose has been married to Sundrell Rose for 38 years, and has two children, Richard Jeremiah and Tabitha Sundrell, and ten grandchildren from this union.
Dr. Rose is a native Houstonian, and as such, he has a great affinity for this great city and its citizens. His life's work evidences his commitment to his community and to the world at large. Our nation is blessed to have such a preacher, who is commitment to the integrity of God's word and remains unchanged in this devotion despite ever-changing religious trends.