To continue to minister to the spiritual, physical, and emotional needs of people with the love of God across the lifespan. To show others that they can live a victorious life, empowered and comforted by the Holy Spirit regardless of circumstances. To show boys and girls that they can lean on God as a strength, a friend and a guide in everyday life. To encourage Families to be strongholds and lighthouses in a world which needs God.
1982 – 1989 First Assembly of God, Albuquerque, NM
Assistant to Children’s Pastor, Bus Minister, Children’s Pastor Trainee
n On the job mentorship in the areas of graphic layout; audio and visual equipment operation; setup, tear down, and general maintenance of ministry materials; the operation and maintenance of assorted ministry vehicles; basic pyrotechnics; the running of successful bus ministry; public speaking, puppetry, and outreach skills; preaching experience within the church and in evangelistic settings; pastor and staff relations; many other important aspects of an effective Staff ministry. Did hospital visitation and shut-in home visitation. Played support role at Kid’s Camps, Kid’s Crusades, and school Anti-Drug Programs. Worked under leadership of Rev. Tim Maxwell. Children’s Pastor, (505) 293-0854.
1989-1991 Northside Assembly of God, Albuquerque, NM
Functioned as Children’s Pastor in a
1991-1995 Southeastern College of the Assemblies of God,
Student Ministry Department, 1000 Longfellow Blvd, Lakeland, Florida 33801
Student Ministry Team Leader
§ Developed ministry skills in a variety of areas including inner city ministries, sidewalk Sunday schools, Children’s Evangelism, Kid’s Crusades, and Clowning. Traveled for S.E.C. on summer breaks, holding Children’s Crusade Evangelistic tours. Also developed skills as Student Ministry Team Leader for Castle of the King Children’s Church Metro Ministry, as well as weekly Flea Market Children’s Outreach. Also involved in clown and drama ministries as well as ran audio for prison ministry. Worked under Rev. Robert Elliot, Student Ministries Coordinator – Retired 1996.
§ Functioned as Children’s Pastor in suburban setting at an independent family centered church, pioneer work. Also developed leadership skills in music, computer graphic skills and layout, worker recruitment, family visitation, and delegation. Trained replacement Children’s Pastor from within church body. Worked under leadership of Pastor Paul Crites, Senior Pastor - church disbanded in 1995.
1993-1995 Traveled doing Children’s Crusades in eastern half of nation.
1995-2002 First Assembly of God, Zephyrhills Fl
Associate Pastor, Children’s Pastor, Head of Security, Christian Education Director
Functioned as Associate Pastor and Children’s
Pastor, Head of Security, web page designer, and Bus Ministry Head. Also filled positions of Sunday School
Director, Christian Education Director, and nursery director. Was also responsible for audio and visual
maintenance and upgrades, as well as computer consultant and technician. Developed mime and clown teams, highly
effective multi-bus ministry, and taught children ages 4-12. Developed effective young teen worker
program, utilizing gifts, zeal, energy, desire, and time 12-17 year old young
men and women possess to be effective in ministry. Worked under leadership of Pastor Jim Bunch
2002-2003 Garywood Assembly of God, Hueytown, Alabama
§ Functioned as Children’s Pastor, overseeing all aspects of children’s programs, such as Children’s Church, Royal Rangers, Missionettes, and Junior Bible Quiz. Part of Home Visit and Hospital Visitation teams. Conducted large outreaches, such as Easter Egg Hunt, VBS, Harvest Festival, and 4th of July Extravaganza. Developed effective young teen worker program, utilizing gifts, zeal, energy, desire, and time 11-17 year old young men and women possess to be effective in ministry. Worked under leadership of Pastor John Loper, (retired).
§ Was speaker at Alabama District Youth Camp 2003
Supervised by Otis Hughes, District C.E. Director.
2003-2011 Lighthouse Assembly of God, Melbourne, Florida
Children’s Pastor – bi-vocational
§ Functioned as Children’s Pastor, overseeing all aspects of children’s programs, such as Children’s Church, Royal Rangers, and Missionettes. Did Hospital Visitation, Home Care, Adopt-A-Block. Working under leadership of Pastor Pete Inman.
2011-2014 Highest Praise Family Church, Tarpon Springs, FL
§ Functioned as Children’s Pastor, overseeing Children’s Church, midweek boys and girls clubs, and a bus ministry with three busses. The busses transported about 140 children, teens, and parents each Sunday morning and Wednesday evening. Hosted and taught a “Bible Base Parenting” home fellowship meeting weekly as an outreach to the parents of the children riding the bus, as well as supporting the parents of families within the church. Held weekly home visitation for every family who rode the bus. As a staff pastor, did hospital visits, ministered to homebound members, and counseling.
2015 -Present First Protestant Church, New Braunfels, Texas
§ Functioning as Children’s Pastor, overseeing Children’s Church, Children’s Sunday School, nursery, and the chapel services for the church day care. Developed, created, and teach the midweek children’s service. Working with the youth pastor to create a unified outreach for children and youth, utilizing talents and zeal of teen and preteen workers.
1980 - 1984 Sandia High School Albuquerque, New Mexico - Deploma
1984 – 1987 New Mexico T.V.I. Albuquerque, New Mexico Studied Welding, Plastics Fabrication, Household Electrical Trades, and Commercial Foods (received 1st degree chefs certificate)
1988 – 1989 University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, N.M.
Studied communications and political theory
1991-1995 Southeaster College of the Assemblies of God
Studied Children’s Ministry – Still officially 2nd Semester Junior.
2014 Pasco Hernando State College -Went back to study to complete AA degree
1991 – Present Outside continued training
National Children’s Ministries Conferences, Christian Education Conventions, K. E. E. P. (Kids, Evangelists, Educators, and Pastors) monthly and quarterly fellowships, KEEP Winter Escape Children’s Ministry Conferences, Online Children’s Pastors Fellowships and info pages, and much more. Has taken courses to learn how to build electronics boards utilizing IC chips. Has learned to write web HTML code to develop and maintain kidpreacher.org.
Sectional Christian Education Representative, Speaker at District Christian Education and All Church Ministry Conference, Church Security Consultant, as well as travels the country holding Kid’s Crusades.
Darin Roberts was born April 24, 1966, has a wife, Angela,
married June 23, 1993, and two children; Christiana Teigh Roberts, born June
23, 1998, and Samuel Medd Roberts, born October 24, 2001. Darin received his ministry training,
starting when he was fifteen years old, from Tim Maxwell. Rev. Maxwell had been a ministry team
member under Bill Wilson, of Metro Ministries, in
Rev. Pete Inman, Senior Pastor , 321-726-9933
Rev. Tim Maxwell – Senior Pastor, 505-293-0854
Rev. Billy Burns – International Children’s Speaker and Writer.
Curly Cangro- Children’s Pastor –813-956-2769
Rev. Jeff Brown – Youth Pastor - 321-720-9817
Rev. Jim Bunch – 856-257-2519