Fred A. (Tony) Bell is the Senior Pastor of Second Baptist Church of Channelview(SBCCV) along with wife Lynda, since Fall of 2015. Previously, Associate Pastor of & Outreach & Development here at Second Baptist Channelview "The Community Church", since 2005. He was ordained into the Gospel ministry April 14, 2002 and licensed February 16, 1997. Studied at the College of Biblical Studies in Houston Texas 1997-1998 and the Maximized Life Bible Training Institute 2001, Houston, Texas. And Christian Bible Institute, Houston Texas 2011-2014.
Vocation: The Prudential Insurance Company of America; Financial and Insurance Professional since 1981.
Since 1999 he has been active in outreach and local missionary endeavors. Served as Chaplain at the Star of Hope Women and Children Mission 2000-2001, Houston, Texas.
Served as President of The Board of Directors of The North Channel Assistance Ministries, Houston, Texas. This organization, was the second highest distributor of food and water during the Hurricane Ike recovery in 2008-2009, according to the Houston Food Bank, with a total distribution of more than 1.3 million pounds.
Pastor Bell also leads a nursing home ministry at the Legend Oaks Nursing and Rehabilitation Center Houston, Texas. This outreach is a visit weekly providing Biblical teachings, preaching and encouragement to the residents. The ministry will also provide worship in song and christian celebration of the Gospel, since March 2006.
"An environment of teaching promotes an environment of learning." Tony Bell