Interim Pastor

Reverend Joseph C.T. Flippin M.Div

Reverend Joseph Charles Taylor Flippin is the youngest son of Rev. Dr. & Mrs. William E. Flippin. Rev. Flippin is a two-thousand three (2003) Cum Laude graduate of Morehouse College in Atlanta, Georgia with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science. Rev. Flippin is a two-thousand-six (2006) graduate of Wesley Theological Seminary (Washington, DC) with a Master of Divinity. As a freshman at Morehouse College, Rev. Flippin accepted the call to preach the gospel and was later ordained into gospel ministry at his father’s church, The Greater Piney Grove Baptist Church (Atlanta, Georgia), becoming the third generation of clergy in his family.

During his first year at Wesley Theological Seminary, he was privileged to be appointed Assistant to the Pastor of New Union Baptist Church, Vienna, Virginia. Rev. Flippin, in his final two years at Wesley Theological Seminary, studied under the tutelage of Metropolitan Baptist Church’s (Washington, DC) Senior Servant, Rev. Dr. H. Beecher Hicks, Jr. In November 2004, Rev. Flippin had the honor to join Metropolitan’s staff as the Senior Servant’s personal research aid and adjutant.

On February 23, 2006, the Macedonia Baptist Church (Bryans Road Maryland) called Rev. Flippin to become their next Pastor. Under his leadership, numerous lives were transformed for the better, countless souls saved, several programs and ministries were added to during his five years at Macedonia Baptist Church.

Pastor Flippin was honored by being selected by The Informer newspaper as one of America’s 40 Best Pastors Under 40. He has also been privileged to preach the gospel throughout the United States, the Caribbean, in Europe, and Africa. In 2013, Rev. Flippin was inducted in the Morehouse College Board of Distinguished Preachers.

On October 5, 2014, Rev. Flippin began serving the people of Oak Grove as interim pastor, until the church found a permanent shepherd. 

On May 16, 2015, Pastor Flippin accepted the call to Pastor the Oak Grove Missionary Baptist Church, Nanjemoy, Maryland.  He resigned December 2018. For 7 years he has proudly worked for Delta Airlines.

On May 1, 2021, Rev. Flippin began serving Wheat Street Baptist Church as interim pastor.

As the third generation of preachers in his family, Rev. Joseph C.T Flippin plans to continue the legacy of his late grandfather, Rev. Moses Taylor, Sr. and the vision of his father, Rev. William Edward Flippin, Sr. to be a beacon of faith and hope for people seeking to build God’s Kingdom here on earth. Through God’s grace and mercy, Rev. Flippin wants to answer the high calling of God, God’s people, and the community. He seeks to save souls, clothe the naked, feed the hungry, and pursue a ministry rooted in God’s Word. To God be the Glory!

Previous Pastors

Let their names be spoken with reverence and appreciation:
Reverend Andrew Jackson (1869-1874)
Reverend William H. Tillman (1875-1897)
Reverend Peter James Bryant (1898-1929)
Reverend J. Raymond Henderson (1930-1937)
Reverend Dr.William Holmes Borders, Sr. (1937-1988)
Reverend Dr. Michael Neely Harris (1989 – 2015 )
Reverend Dr. Ralph Basui Watkins (2016-2020)