Board of Directors
Born September 9, 1954, Pastor Linwood E. Bethea is known for the “wisdom” that comes out of his mouth. When he talks, people listen. At the age of 13, he received Christ as his Savior at the New Shiloh Baptist Church in Baltimore, Maryland under the pastorate of Rev. Dr. Harold Carter, Sr. He then began to seek the Lord for wisdom. Those who know him will testify that he must have received it. In his quiet way, he opens his mouth with wisdom and solid advice to many. Affectionately called “Bill Cosby,” Pastor Linwood is a family man who values family very highly.
ELDER DWIGHT PARKER, a husband, father, preacher, and teacher, is known for his wisdom and understanding of the scriptures and the basic principles found in the Word of God. He is currently pursuing a bachelor’s degree through Moody Bible Institute. Dwight is best known as a true biblical example of Titus 1:6-9. He is a firm believer that the backbone of any ministry or community is a strong healthy family.
Keith Penn-Jones, MBA, ACC
Keith Penn-Jones MBA, ACC is the Founder and CEO of the Penn-Jones Group. Keith’s philosophy is the key to success is in helping others. With over 20+ years of experience at the senior leadership level in the healthcare and the non-profit sectors, Keith has extensive experience building and managing teams, developing and coaching leaders, strategic planning, business development and organizational management.
Dr. Karen Bethea
Apostle Dr. Karen Stanley Bethea is a Wife, Mother, Friend, Author, Teacher, Psalmist, Recording Artist, and Senior Pastor of Set the Captives Free Outreach Center. She is known for the deliverance mantle on her life. Under her anointed teaching and preaching, many people have been set free from past addictions, pains, wounds, and negative lifestyles and have been brought into a spiritual and wholesome lifestyle. Dr. Bethea firmly believes that “she can do all things through Christ which strengthens her” Her eagle mentality is contagious to those around her.