Our Pastors

Dr. Thomas G. Crichton III

Dr. Thomas G. Crichton III

Pastor Emeritus

Pastor Crichton founded the Greater Rhode Island Baptist Temple in March of 1975. Together with his wife Ginny, he faithfully served the Lord, our church, and our community for 37 years as our senior pastor.  In September of 2012, Pastor Crichton became our Pastor Emeritus as he stepped down from the role of senior pastor. Currently, he and Ginny continue to serve the Lord, as an extension of our church, in the roles of helping other ministries with church planting, itinerant preaching, and personal evangelism, not to mention numerous speaking engagements literally around the world.