Pastor Robert Best


Only child born and raised in NYC. Joined the Navy in 1981 and served for 26 years. Retired in 2005 at the rank of Senior Chief Petty Officer/E-8. Gave his life to the Lord in 1991 and became a Seventh Day Adventist in 1993. Since then Robert has had the pleasure of being used by the Lord to bring more than 50 souls to Jesus Christ. He was one of the first laymen to hold an Evangelistic meeting on board a Naval Warship which resulted in 6 Baptism. While in the Navy he obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in liberal Arts with and emphasis in Psychology. Immediately after retirement Robert attended the Amazing Facts College of Evangelism and graduated at the top of his class. He immediately got hired as a Bible worker for the Citrus Heights SDA church in CA and went on to become the Assistant Pastor there. It was this experience that helped to confirm the call he questioned to Pastoral Ministry. Soon after, he completed the Masters of Divinity/Master of Social Work program at Andrews University and was recently inducted into the PHI KAPPA Social Work honor society. Pastor Robert Best is married to the former Teresa Parker, has 3 children and 6 grandchildren. His favorite scripture is Romans 1:16 For I am not ashamed of the gospel of Jesus Christ for it is the power of God to salvation to everyone that believeth, the Jew first and the Greek. He loves people Bowling and reading.