Dr. John Paisley was saved in Charleston, WV in 1950. He graduated from Baptist Bible College in 1966, Pensacola Bible Institute in 1969, and received his Doctorate from Hyles Anderson College in 1980.

Pastor Paisley was married to his wonderful wife Dorothy for 42 1/2 years before she went to be with her Savior on January 2, 2008.

Pastor Paisley came to Riverview in 1974 and served as co-Pastor alongside our founding Pastor, Dr. Dallas Dobson, for 23 1/2 years. He became Senior Pastor in January 1998 after Pastor Dobson went to be with the Lord.

As Senior Pastor, Dr. Paisley oversees all of the ministries of Riverview Baptist Church and during his time here he has served as the Bus Pastor, Children’s Pastor, Song Leader, Visitation Director, and   been a vital part of the counselling and radio ministries.


You can contact Pastor Paisley by calling the church at 509-547-2021  or by sending him an email by filling out the form

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