Pastors

Elder Affirmation of Faith

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Elder Covenant

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The pastors exist to shepherd, care for, and lead Kailua Baptist Church to be a community passionate about knowing Christ and making him known.

We believe we can do this by: modeling Christ-like behavior; teaching the whole counsel of God as summed up in the gospel; guarding the doctrinal purity of the church; faithfully stewarding the financial resources God entrusts to us to advance the mission of making disciples; ensuring the proper administration of baptism and the Lord’s Supper; caring for every member and disciplining unruly members; raising up and training future leaders to ensure the health and missional effectiveness of the church moving forward

Reid Honbo

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Reid was born in Honolulu and was raised in Kaneohe. Reid first heard the Gospel as a fifth grader at Hawaii Baptist Academy. Over a span of a year or two, the Lord made it very clear to him the he is a sinner and Jesus is the only One who can save him. So Reid responded to God’s call and repented of his sins and placed his trust in Christ for the forgiveness of his sins and for eternal life with God. Reid has a Bachelor of Science in Marine Engineering (U.S. Merchant Marine Academy, Kings Point, NY, 1989) and a Master of Arts in Religion (International College and Graduate School, Honolulu, HI, 1999). Reid lives with his wife in Kaneohe and is the father of one son and one daughter. Reid’s responsibilities at KBC include prayer and the ministry of the Word.

Feel free to contact Reid at reidlynk@juno.com

Rocky Komatsu

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Rocky was born in Honolulu, raised on Lanai, and moved to Maui as a fifth grader. Being that his father was a local baptist preacher, Rocky grew up in a loving Christian home. Though Rocky professed to be a Christian from childhood, it was not until he was 18 that he began to truly repent of sin and trust in the person and work of Jesus. The sin he once loved, he began to hate and the righteousness he once hated, he began to love. Jesus changed him forever. Rocky has a Bachelor of Science in Humanities (Boyce the College at Southern Seminary, Louisville, KY, 2013). Rocky is married to Emily and they have one daughter and one son. Rocky’s responsibilities at KBC include prayer and the ministry of the Word.

Feel free to contact Rocky at rockykomatsu@gmail.com

Todd Morikawa

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Todd was born in Honolulu, raised in Aiea and later, in Hilo on the Big Island. He was raised in a Christian home but did not really understand the gospel until he was 15 years old, when God changed his heart through the preaching of the Gospel at a youth camp. For the first time, Todd understood the substitutionary nature of Jesus’ death, that Jesus really took his place on the cross. After that, God gave Todd new desires, including reading the Bible, praying, and fellowship with other believers. Eventually, God gave Todd the desire to pursue ministry and granted him the opportunity in 2005. Todd has a BA in Communication (UH-Hilo 2004) and an M.Div. in Biblical and Theological Studies (Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, 2008). He is married to Natalie and they have two daughters. Todd’s responsibilities at KBC include prayer and the ministry of full time preaching.

Feel free to contact Todd at toddymorikawa@gmail.com

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