Pastor Paul R. Bedford and his wife Betty-Lynne have joined us here at Salem on September 3rd, 2018.
The Bedford's met at the New Brunswick Bible Institute in 1992, they started courting in Feb of 1993 and were married on Aug 27, 1994.
Paul graduated from NBBI in 1993 and completed his 4th year in 1994 at Temple Baptist in Lower Sackville NS under the leadership of Pastor Les Somers.
He continued his studies and received his Bachelor of Theology from Covington Seminary and Masters in Ministerial Theology from Freelandria Bible Seminary and is currently doing his Doctorate in Ministerial Theology.
Pastor Paul and Betty-Lynne have two adult children, Brittney (27) a teacher in Toronto area and Timothy (25) is married to his wife Jamie and has a son Hunter (7 years old) and Timothy works as heavy machine operator in Moncton, NB.
They have Pastored Shoreline Bible Baptist Church in Yarmouth NS (2000-2005), Hope Baptist in Hopetown Quebec (2005-2018) and Salem Baptist (Sept 2018 - presently)
Paul grew up in Sydney NS and attended Faith Baptist Church. He trusted in Jesus Christ as His Lord and Savior in Aug of 1979 and strives to serve Him each and everyday. Betty-Lynne grew up in Wood Point NB (Sackville) and attended Wood Point Baptist and was saved at the age of 12 and loves the Lord with all her heart.
(Picture below is Thomas (Brit's boyfriend), Brittney (daugther), Jamie (daughter-in-law), Timothy (son), Hunter (grandson), Betty-lynne and Pastor Paul)