LEADERSHIP

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Bishop Tyrone L. Seals

Senior Pastor

Bishop Tyrone L. Seals is not just a preacher, but a singer, a teacher and a musician. He is God’s visionary and founder of the New Birth Baptist Assembly. New Birth is an organization that seeks to encourage its members to participate in “The Great Commission” …Go therefore, and teach all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit!  

His commission is to preach life and proclaim the acceptable year of the Lord to the hurting, depressed and confused. Showing them the love of Christ and His acceptance, hope, and helps.

 

It is Bishop’s vision to share the Gospel of Jesus Christ with hundreds of thousands of residents of Southern Nevadans, and then to the utter most parts of the world. New Birth’s mission is to welcome all races of people together to form one family, equipping every believer to further advance the Kingdom of God.

Bishop Seals is a native of Las Vegas, Nevada! At the early age of six, he accepted Jesus Christ as his Lord and Savior. Later that year, he preached his first message. He received his fundamental education from the American Baptist Theological Seminary Extension in Las Vegas, Nevada. From 1979 to 1981, he served as Pastor of 1st Baptist Church of Flagstaff, Arizona. Then from 1984 to 1986, he served as the Pastor of New Zion Baptist Church of Ogden, Utah.  In 1986, led by God, he founded Metropolitan Institutional Baptist Church in Las Vegas, Nevada. One night after God had spoken to him concerning a name change for the church. He heeded the called and in 2001, Metropolitan changed its name to New Birth Baptist Assembly where he currently serves as Senior Pastor. Continuing his education in 2015, he attended the African American Joint College of Bishops located in Cleveland, Ohio. In 2016, he was the 2nd Vice President of the Nevada/California Interstate Missionary Baptist Convention for a term of three years. Bishop is devoted to the convention and continues to serve as the Vice President at Large.

Bishop Seals has achieved many triumphs on local, national and international levels.

He is the former General Secretary of the Nevada/California Interstate Baptist Convention. He served as a board member on the University of Nevada Cooperate Extension promoting healthy lifestyles. He was a member of the Father’s House under the leadership of Late Bishop Eddie L. Long Ministries in Lithonia, Georgia.  He is a board member of the MICTAN AIDS Foundation that educations people all over the world about prevention and detection of AIDS. A few of his recent highlights include:  In 2004, Bishop Seals received the community Service Award from Major Oscar Goodman of Las Vegas, Nevada.  In 2008, he was honored by the Air Force Sergeants Association at Nellis Air Force Base for his avid commitment to grow of future leaders and community sponsorship.  In 2012, he received an accommodation from the city of Las Vegas for all his great leadership and community efforts. In 2014, he received a Proclamation from Governor Brain Sandoval. In 2017, he received the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Award of Honor from the Black Music Award. In 2019, he was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Nevada/California Interstate Missionary Baptist Convention. In 2019, he received the Community Trailblazer Award from the Christ Society Group. He wrote and song, “Bread of Heaven” with the Gospel Group, New Edition. Lastly, he is featured on Frederick Westbrook’s “The Last Chapter” album.  

In 2001, Bishop Seals married the former Larnique Mickens of West Palm Beach, Florida. His wife, Larnique is a retired Air Force Veteran with 24 Years of service and they are the proud parents of a blended family of seven children.

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Larnique Seals

First Lady

Lady Larnique Seals is an energetic, life-loving “Woman of God” who loves encouraging others to fulfill their potential in Christ. She firmly believes God’s Word in Jeremiah 29:11, “I know the plans that I have for you… ” For God has your life planned out...You just have to ask God to lead and guide you into your destiny.

 

Lady Larnique is known for sharing the principles of God’s Word in a life practical application manner. She tells-it-like-it-is, but does so with grace, integrity, and love. Lady Lady hails from West Palm Beach, Florida by way of the world via her military career. She is married to Bishop Tyrone Seals of Las Vegas, Nevada (19 years) and is the proud mother to four adorable children:  Christian (Adult Son), Donavan (Adult Son), Asia (Teen Daughter) and Skylor (Teen Son). 

 

Not only is she serve in the church community, additionally she is a retired Air Force Veteran with a Master’s Degree in Business Administration with a minor in Political Science who has served her country 24 years. Lady Larnique is a true professional, business owner, a Funeral Director, Blackbelt Six Sigma Instructor, a known leader who has taught and mentored thousands all over the world. One of her favorite things to do is to spend time with her children and giving back to her community. 

 

As she walk in God’s authority, wisdom, grace, and favor, her inspirational quote is “…All things are possible to him that believeth.” (Mark 9:23)

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Pastor Mike Phillips was born in Indianapolis,Indiana. He came to Vegas at a young age attending second Baptist Church with his grandmother from the age of five. His mother gave her life to the Lord when he begin to attend church with her at Pentecostal Temple Church of God in Christ under the leadership of Bishop and Ian Webb. Since 2000 , he has been under the leadership of Bishop Tyrone L Seals. In 2003, he was ordained as a minister of the gospel. He later became the youth pastor at New Birth Baptist Assembly. He also assisted other ministries. Now he is one of the Pastors of New Birth.

Pledge of Commitment

New Birth's Pledge of Commitment was adopted in January 1, 2012. It exemplifies the qualities of a New Birth Baptist Assembly Church member.

As members of New Birth Baptist Assembly Church we pledge ourselves:

To the faith that Jesus Christ is the Son of God, revealed in history, disclosed in the Scripture, and experienced in human life;
To be faithful to the public worship of God, gathering with the family of the church to celebrate His glory and remember His grace;
To take seriously the responsibility and privilege of personal Christian growth, diligently seeking to establish and maintain a Christian atmosphere in our homes;
To be faithful stewards, as God has prospered us, contributing our financial support for the church and its ministries, and by offering ourselves for God's work in the world;
To so live our lives that others, seeing the joy of Christian living, may seek to know Jesus Christ our Lord;
And to be a servant in a servant church, recognizing the infinite worth of every person and believing that Christ has called us to be His ministers in our world.