Our Pastor

James M. Howard


Cornerstone Baptist Church

Pastor James Howard (B.Min., M.Ed.) has been privileged to serve as the pastor at Cornerstone Baptist Church since 2007.  The church offers spiritual education and exhortation for individuals, families, and children. In addition, it supports an international faith-missions ministry, participates in evangelistic outreach, and has ministered to people, originally from over 20 different nations .

He placed his faith in Christ for salvation when he was a 19 year-old young man. Over the span of his time in Christian service, Pastor Howard has acquired a unique combination of experiences that span all areas of service to Christ in local church ministries. In addition, our pastor has been invited to speak in over one hundred fifty churches in Canada and in the States. His range of experience allows our Pastor to view ministry matters from every angle. We believe his 18+ years of Biblical ministry experience will be a benefit to serve you and your family.

Under Pastor’s Howard leadership, Cornerstone has welcomed individuals and families from Oakville and municipalities of the GTA, including Toronto, Burlington, Milton, and Ajax; but also distant Grimsby and Niagara on the Lake. In 2007, Halton School School of the Bible was founded and serves to help people learn of Jesus Christ and practical lessons that God desires to become realities for daily living.
Together, he and his wife, Karen, also serve with Baptist International Outreach, a full service missions agency assisting local church missionaries and foreign nationals in the planting of indigenous local churches. He has also been on the board of directors for the GraceWay Bible Society (Brampton, ON).

He and his wife were married in 2002. The Howards are delighted to be the parents of three daughters.
Pastor Howard and his family are committed to involvement in our local communities and enjoy different activities together as a family.