Elder Phillip A. Coles is an ordained and active minister under the tutelage of Reverend Harold L. Dugger, Sr., Pastor, of First Baptist Church of Capitol Heights in Capitol Heights, MD.
Called and anointed by God to preach the Word, Elder Coles obediently began to spread the gospel to all who crossed his path even before his uniting with any church.
Elder Coles preaches the Word of God with clarity, boldness and authority. He believes that we, the children of God, have been commanded to take back what the devil has stolen from many of us, and that is our “identity in Christ”.
Elder Coles leads the Evangelism Team of FBCCH and this outreach ministry willingly and prayerfully walk the streets of Maryland and D.C. sharing and encouraging God’s Word to the unsaved, the un-churched and to those who have an inner and outer thirst for the knowledge of God.
Implementation of the Information Technology Ministry’s computer lab at FBCCH was spearheaded by Elder Coles and this ministry teaches and instructs any community person – free of charge – on the usage and learning techniques of computers and its software.
Elder Coles teaches Sunday school and Bible Study classes. He is a positive Youth Ministry leader in his church who believes in involving the youth of today in tomorrows visions.
Elder Coles is a humble man who greets all with a smile on his face and within his heart. Described as a natural encourager, his words are seasoned by God and his love for all people is unconditional. He will not compromise on the truths and beliefs set by Jesus Christ. If God said it, then that settles it.
Employed by the DC Child and Family Services Agency as a Technology Program Specialist, he has been gifted and blessed by God with effectual managerial techniques as well as being a highly skilled computer technician.
Elder Coles united in marriage to the former Daphne Driskell in 1992 and they are the devoted and supportive parents of four children; two sons and two daughters. Elder Coles believes in the strong values that will hold families together; prayer, respect and morals. One can always find Elder Coles diligently reading his bible for more wisdom, knowledge and direction from God.
As a faithful and determined servant of God, Elder Coles desires to do the Lord’s will – in and out of season.