PASTOR’S NAME : Pastor Tony D. Cobbins
Pastor Tony D. Cobbins was born on June 29, 1962 in Kansas City, Kansas. He is the sixth of nine children of Rev. and Mrs. O.L. Cobbins, Sr. He attended elementary school at Henry C. Kumpf and graduated from Paseo High School in 1980.
God moved early in Pastor Cobbins life and by age of 21 he accepted his divine calling into the ministry. In his years of service to the Lord, Pastor Cobbins has worked diligently to bring others to God through Prison Ministry, Street Evangelism and over 200 Revivals.
Pastor Cobbins has served as Minister of Music and is an accomplished pianist, organist and vocalist. He received an Associate of Arts degree in Liberal Arts from Donnelly College, a Bachelor of Science Degree in Bible and Organizational Leadership from Calvary Bible College, a Master of Divinity from Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary and is now pursuing his doctorate.
As with all great leaders, Pastor Cobbins has been blessed with a beautiful helpmate, Sis. Mary Ann Cobbins, who works faithfully and tirelessly by his side. They in turn were blessed with five wonderful children.
On June 13, 1992, Rev. Tony Cobbins preached his first sermon as pastor of the Canaan Missionary Baptist Church. He was installed on Sunday July, 1992 by Pastor O.L. Cobbins, Sr of the Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church of Kansas City, Kansas. His appointment as Pastor began with a membership of 250 and under his leadership and divine teaching our membership has grown to well over 2,000 faithful members.