Dr. Murphy D. Simon, Jr., serves as Pastor of Bethel Institutional Missionary Baptist Church of Houston, TX since September 2008.
Dr. Simon completed a Doctor of Ministry degree in Christian Apologetics, a Masters of Divinity and a Masters of Arts in Theological Studies from Faith College and Seminary in Tacoma, WA. He also holds a Business, Procurement and Public Contracting degree from University of the District of Columbia. Pastor Simon obtained a Lifetime Teaching Certificate from the State of Texas in 1992.
Dr. Simon’s spiritual and educational preparedness enables him to provide to God’s people an in-depth knowledge and understanding of God’s word. He effectively communicates with children, young people and adults alike. He is a highly prayerful man of God possessing an outgoing personality. He is gifted with conceptualizing and implementing the word of God into the practicality of real life issues. He has preached and taught an uncompromising gospel geared towards salvation, restoration and rejuvenation.
Pastor Simon is married to the lovely Mrs. April Simon. They have one daughter, Madison Simon.