Our Pastor

Pastor: Billy Petite


  • 1983 Born in Tennessee
  • 1990 Moved to Japan as a missionary kid (Karuizawa and Kagoshima)
  • 2003 Married Motoi Ishikawa
  • ​2005 Graduated from Cedarville University
  • 2010 Master of Divinity, MDIV (Shepherd's Theological Seminary)
  • 2011 Ordained pastor of Akita Bible Baptist Church
  • 2021 Doctor of Ministry DMIN in pastoral counseling (Liberty University)


Diving, camping, mountain climbing, snowboarding

The Petite Family

A Message from Billy:

Hi. Thank you for visiting our website! My passion and joy is to proclaim the goodness of the Lord. I would like to introduce our Creator to you as well! There is nothing more amazing and awesome than Jesus!!I seek to work with the church for their joy, and so that they can stand firm in their faith for the glory of God. (2 Corinthians 1:24) Jesus Christ is the ultimate source of that joy, and I seek to rejoice in Him always as well.Please feel free to come and visit us anytime.I'm looking forward to meeting you!