Zion Baptist Evangelical Temple

Dr. Kevin E. Stafford


600 West Rosecrans Avenue
Compton, CA 90222-3946



(323) 636-7989



(310) 639-2804





Pastor Kevin E. Stafford was born in Los Angeles, CA to Dr. & Mrs. E.E. Stafford. Kevin accepted Jesus as his Lord and Savior in 1978. He was baptized by his father at the Paradise Baptist Church of Los Angeles in the same year.

Pastor Stafford accepted his call to preach the Gospel of Jesus in November 1990. He was licensed in December of 1990 and served as Associate Minister at Mt. Tabor Missionary Baptist Church under his father, Dr. E.E. Stafford.

Pastor Stafford received his Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Chapman University in Orange, CA. He received his Master of Divinity degree in Pastoral Care and Counseling, from Interdenominational Theological Center (Morehouse School of Religion) in Atlanta, Georgia. He is presently in the final stage of his Doctor of Ministry degree in Pastoral Skills for the 21st Century from the Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary of South Hamilton, Massachusetts, needing only to complete his thesis project.

Prior to arriving here with us, Pastor Stafford served for a season as Youth Pastor at the Orchard Knob Baptist Church of Chattanooga, Tennessee. He served as Senior Pastor of the Greater Morning Star Baptist Church of Mt. Clemens, Michigan. He served as the Assistant Pastor of the Mt. Tabor Missionary Baptist
Church of Los Angeles, CA until accepting the call to the Senior Pastorate of Zion Baptist Evangelistic Temple and coming to us on February 16, 2003.
Pastor Stafford is married to the lovely Lady Toykia Lynn Stafford. They are proud parents of Anthony, who is 14 years old, Imani, who is 8 and Takenya who is 5 months old today. Evorn, Catherine, Noel, Alberta, Bridget, Tyrone, De Wayne, Trisha and Tenisha are just a few of the many close family members who are relatives of our pastoral family.


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Our desire is to provide an Atmosphere where the sinner can be
CONVERTED and experience a new life.
Every child of God can feel
CARED FOR through
The powerful and redemptive love of Jesus.
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And every person CHALLENGED to seek Godís Will for their life. This ministry will CHARGE each Individual to exercise his or her gifts for the edifying
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