Pastor Joel Buxton was installed as the Pastor of Apostolic Revival Center in February of 2008 (then named Calvary Pentecostal Church). Ministry has been the Buxton family's life for multiple generations. Born in Lake Charles, LA, and raised mostly in southern California, Joel Buxton began early ministry under his father's leadership, Bishop Stephen Buxton of Hilltop Tabernacle, located in Chula Vista, CA. Pastor Joel Buxton draws from a strong Christian heritage, several years of Evangelizing, Missions work world-wide, and serving his community as Chaplain, Pastor Buxton is a servant leader. Joel and his wife, Aisha, married on April 10, 1999. God smiling upon them their family began to grow in August of 2003 and by February of 2007 their family became full with three boys, Thane, Ethan, and Seth.
In 2008 Calvary Pentecostal Church was in it's beginnings, a Home Missions church. Although it is still in it's formative years it has become a Global Missions church. Branching out to missions in Honduras, Spain, the Philippine Islands, and Fallon, Nevada. Apostolic Revival Center is passionate about home mission projects around the nation; with giving and serving as part of the natural make-up of their being.
ARC of Carson City is experiencing a major revival. It is far-reaching into surrounding cities and towns; Reno, Lake Tahoe, Gardnerville, and outwards to Fallon. Lives are being changed, families are being established, and leaders are being developed all for the glory of the gospel. Thank you for your support and prayers for our first family and for ARC!