Senior Pastor Vercane Davilus was born on January 18 in Bombardopolis Nord’Ouest, Haiti. After his primary studies, he relocated to Port-au-Prince, Haiti to continue his education. He then went on to work for an organization called ‘feed the hungry. In 1979 he married the love of his life Ersulia Bien-Aimee and together they conceived two wonderful children nam-
ed Jetsie and Mark. In the span of 3 years he moved from Haiti to FL to NY, and while in NY he was able to support himself and his family as a taxi driver. While living in NY he joined First Baptist Church of Manhattan. In 1984 he attended New York Theological Seminary and received a degree in Pastoral Christian Ministry. In 1988 he attended Southern Baptist Theological Seminary and received an Associate Degree. In 1991 he was ordained as Pastor of “Eglise Baptiste des Elus” where he served as a Senior Pastor for 10 years. In 1998, he moved with his family to Atlanta, GA where he joined Good Samaritan Alliance Church and ministered as an Evangelist Pastor. In 2004 God called him to plant Good News Alliance church of Snellville. Pastor Vercane partner with First Baptist Church of Snellville a year after. The name of the church later changed to Good News Haitian Baptist Church of Snellville. In 2012 God called him to go to Marmont, Haiti; a little village in Hinche, to plant ‘Source de vie’ Baptist Church. With his vast experience and education, pastor Vercane Davilus is able to utilize these tools to advance his ministry as Senior pastor of Good News Baptist Church.
Associate Pastor , Omar K. Exume is the Associate Pastor of Good News Baptist Church. Omar holds two Master’s degrees; the first is Christian Leadership, and the second one is a Master’s of Divinity with a concentration in Pastoral Counseling, both from Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary in Virginia. Omar’s primary role is to coordinate the educational department of GNBC. Omar also teaches the Bible Study service, as well as Sunday School classes. Through this ministry Omar Exume and Mark Davilus instituted the “Couples Dinner,” which focuses on preparing young couples for marriage; and strengthening the married couples. Omar accepted Christ at the young age of 14 years old, was baptized at the age of 17, and began preaching at the age of 17 years old. Omar also ministers through music, either through song or through playing the pia
I received my Christian values and beliefs from my parents and my extended family who are faithful servants in God’s kingdom. I grew up hearing testimonies of how God continuously delivered and provided for my family. As I became closer to God he modeled my hear to see people as he sees them. Helping others in the ministry is not a job, it is who I am. I strive to show that belief through my action as I pass it down to my children to carry on.