Rev. Dr. Samuel E. Trusty Sr. 
Preacher / Teacher

Dr. Samuel E. Trusty, Sr. is a native of Englewood, New Jersey. He is the husband of Shalice J. Trusty, and father of Tanisha, Samuel I. and Joshua D. Trusty.


Dr. Trusty acknowledged his call to the ministry in 1988.  He was licensed to preach the Gospel of Jesus Christ by Dr. Lester W. Taylor, Jr. at Community Baptist Church of Englewood, New Jersey on Dec 26, 1997. He was ordained by the Permanent Council of the North Jersey District Missionary Baptist Association on Dec 6, 2003 and he was called to pastorate by Loyal Baptist Church of Bronx, New York Oct 8th, 2005.


Dr. Trusty holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration-Management. He graduated with honors and holds a Master of Science degree as well as a Master of Divinity degree. He also holds a Doctor of Ministry in Christian Counseling. His dissertation is titled “A Christian Approach to Counseling the African-American Community.”


Dr. Trusty is a Certified Teacher for the Empire Baptist Congress of Christian Education of New York. He is a Teacher for the United Missionary Baptist Association of New York. He serves on the Commission of Evangelism for the United Missionary Baptist Association of New York.


Dr. Trusty served at the Church of God in Christ of Englewood, New Jersey as youth leader. He served as the President of the Association of Black Seminarians and as Pulpit Supply Preacher at New Brunswick Theological Seminary. Currently is a


Dr. Trusty served on the Ordination Council for the Little Mount Calvary Baptist Church, Bronx New York, ordaining seven ministers. He licensed Minister Fannie Liburd, Minister Dana Christmas-McCain, Minister Theresa Buckner and Minister Takisha S. Brown to preach the Gospel at Loyal Baptist Church.


Dr. Trusty is a dynamic sought-after preacher / teacher, revivalist, workshop and seminar presenter. He believes that effective service flows from one’s personal walk with Jesus Christ and the empowerment of the Holy Spirit. His personal desire is to walk with God and serve people through faithfully loving, lifting, and leading them.


Dr. Trusty is a partner with New York Theological Seminary as a Site Supervisor affording several of NYTS interns the opportunity to further their seminary education through practical application in ministry.


Dr. Trusty is the recipient of the Holland Thomas Award on behalf of the United Missionary Baptist Association Laymen’s Auxiliary.