Biography of Rev. Dr. Nathan M. Butler
Reverend Dr. Nathan M. Butler, Sr. has been serving as Senior Pastor of the Righteous Church of God in Northeast Washington DC, since May of 1992. During his Pastorate, the church has grown tremendously and continues to flourish.
Being in active ministry for more than twenty-five years, Reverend Nate Butler’s experience as an educator includes: Minister of Education, Ministry to Men (BOMB – Bring Our Men Back), Youth & Young Adult Ministry, Prison Ministry, Singles, and Marriage Ministries.
Reverend Butler was ordained as a Deacon in 1981 by Elder William R Vicks, Sr and called to the Gospel Ministry in 1991. He is a son of the New Psalmist Baptist Church, in Baltimore Maryland, where Bishop Walter Scott Thomas, Sr., serves as Senior Pastor.
In addition to conferences, workshops and seminars, Reverend Butler serves on several leadership boards, and civic organizations. His ministry has privileged him to lecture and preach in Jamaica West Indies, Seoul Korea, Hyderabad, Secunderabad, Warangal, Karimnagar India, Nairobi/Nakuru Kenya East Africa, Ghana West Africa, Berlin & Ramstein Germany, Panama Central America, Santo Domingo Dominican Republic, Aguascalientes Mexico, Zacapa Guatemala, Porte-au-Prince Haiti, Cuba and Israel.
February 2008 Pastor Butler was invited to attend and participate in the UNEP (United Nations Environment Program) in Monaco for the 10th Special Session of the Governing Council / Global Civil Society Forum. Pastor Butler continues to serve on the Global Policy Committee for UNEP.
As a leader in the National and International community, Reverend Butler serves on the Board of Directors, Collective Empowerment Group and the Executive Director of the AARAMA (All America Relieving Adversity Ministers Association) www.aarama.org. Reverend Butler serves on the faculty at the Washington Baptist Theological Seminary, Pastoral Theology and is the Founder and Dean of the Kenya Distance Learning Program.
Reverend Butler is a native of Baltimore and attended Baltimore Public Schools. He holds Degrees from: The Baltimore College of Commerce, University of Baltimore, Trinity Lutheran Bible College, advanced studies at Capitol Bible Seminary, Accra and Cape Coast Universities in West Africa, Doctorate in Ministry, University of Lynchburg - Eastern Theology Seminary and Washington Baptist Theological Seminary.
Reverend Butler loves the Lord, loves life, and loves a challenge. He is an avid runner having completed several marathons. It is this enormous energy and capacity that has allowed him to not only serve in the church, but as a leader in several industries.
An extremely gifted and talented person, Reverend Butler has an extensive background in Banking/Finance, Computer Science, Aeronautical Engineering, and in Nursing Education. Serving in ministry he is able to draw upon his experiences in various fields to help persons navigate through life with excellence.
Reverend Butler is married to the former Ms. Sherry Sollers. They have two children, Nate, Jr. and Tia.
Sometimes it seems as if what we do is just a drop in the bucket, and maybe in the grand scheme of things it is. But then we are reminded that it is continuing to do what is right that makes the difference, for many drops make great rivers.