First Lady Maggie Culp, Wife

Debbie White, Terri Barnett (Al), Kevin Culp (Raquel), Children

Kevon, Kahlin, Kam and Kennedi Culp, Grandchildren




  • Lead Pastor of First Church of God | 3016 Collingwood Blvd. Toledo, Ohio 43610 | Pastorate 1961 - Present

  • Mentor to Local Pastors

  • Williams Street Church of God | Danville, IL | Prior Pastorate 1956 - 1960


  • Honorary Doctorate Degree

  • Master of Divinity

  • School of Theology

  • Bachelor of Arts degree from Anderson University, Anderson IN

  • High School Diploma from Sharon Public Schools, Sharon PA



  • Little Rock, Arkansas

  • Jackson, Mississippi

  • Lima, Ohio

  • Toronto, Canada


  • Past Chairman of the General Assembly of the Church of God, Anderson,

  • Board Member of Ministries Council, Anderson IN

  • Past member of the Board of Trustees of Anderson University

  • Past member of the Board of Christian Education and the Christian Brotherhood Hour, Anderson IN

  • Past President of the National Association of the Church of God and the National Youth Convention of the Church of God, W. Middlesex, PA

  • Past President of the Toledo Chapter, NAACP

  • President of Covenant Community Development Corporation

  • Founder and Board Chairman-Toledo Academy Charter School

  • Founder of First Church of God Christian School

  • Founder and Board member of Family House, a homeless shelter

  • Member of Founding team, Toledo Urban Federal Credit Union

  • Founder of A.C.T.S AND F.O.R.W.A.R.D - houses for substances abusers

  • Founder of Sparrow's Nest operated by Cherry St. Mission Ministries

  • Founder of Four Comers Project

  • Member of IMA (International Ministerial Alliance)

  • Co-chair of Toledo Community Coalition

  • Member of CASA/CRB   (Court Appointed Special Advocates) & Citizen Review Board)

  • Member of Lucas County Fatherhood Committee

  • Member of Hope for Toledo Board

  • Founder of Four Comers Project

  • Board member of the E.T.S. group



  • 1966-Nominated Toledo Young Man of the Year

  • 1976-Distinguished Alumni of Anderson University

  • 1989-Doctorate of Divinity Anderson University

  • 1990-African American Citizens Community Involvement

  • 1996-Phi Delta Kappa Community Service Award

  • 1996-0ffice of the Mayor for Community Service

  • 1997-0ffice of the Mayor for Community Service

  • 1997-A. S. S. I. T. Award

  • 2001-Pace Setter Award for Affirmative action

  • 2003-Goldberg Award

  • 2002-0utstanding Leadership Award from the General Assembly of the National Church of God

  • 2006-Northwest Ohio Media

  • 2007-Toledo Branch NAACP Lifetime award

  • 2009- City of Toledo, renamed a portion of Collingwood: Rev. Robert A. Culp Way

  • 2009-Toledo Area Ministries Impact Award


  • 2010-12-House of Rep District 48 Community Service 2011-Toledo City Council

  • 2011-Lucas County

  • 2011-Marcy Kaptur US Congresswoman 2011- Governor of Ohio

  • 2011- City of Toledo Mayor

  • 2011-Anderson University

  • 2011-President of the United States, Barack Obama

  • 2012- National Sorority of Phi Delta Kappa, Beta Gamma Chapter