Pastor Maxwell is a native of Atlanta, GA. He is a 2002 Master of Divinity Graduate from the Morehouse School of Religion at the Interdenominational Theological Center – Atlanta, GA. His other educational milestones include a Bachelor of Science in Exceptional Education from Georgia Southern University (1997), Pastoral Counseling Certification from Emory University Health Care Center – Atlanta, GA (2001), and a Specialist Leadership in Educational Administration from Jacksonville State University (2004). On July 7, 2011 he was selected as pastor of New Beech Grove Baptist Church. Since that time New Beech Grove has witnessed tremendous growth in membership and overall weekly attendance. The congregation has received over 300 new saints with over 100 of them being candidates for Baptism. Pastor Maxwell has traveled to Kenya on a mission trip with other ministries to supply food, clothing and money for building churches. Under his leadership continued support has been pledged by sending other missionaries annually to Africa, Haiti and abroad to spread the gospel. He has spearheaded an initiative to support 40 Churches in Pokot a region of Kenya.