Like the biblical mustard seed, Trinity Chapel Church of God has experienced amazing growth.
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Staff writer Angela Tuck contributed to this article.
> Born Aug. 28, 1952, in Fresno, Calif. Moved to Powder Springs in 1967
> Married to Robin Bolin
> Two children: Jason Bolin, Trinity Chapel Church of God senior pastor, and Jessica Jones
> McEachern High School graduate; attended what was then Kennesaw Junior College
> Studied at Beulah Heights Bible College and Lee University in Cleveland, Tenn.; did not graduate
> Became a pastor at 25; his grandfather and father were pastors
> Founded Trinity Chapel Church of God in an Austell Road storefront on Sept. 11, 1983, with a congregation of five families; defines church as "a Pentecostal, charismatic worship center"
> Moved to a 32-acre Macland Road site in Powder Springs in 1996
> Congregation grew to 7,000 and became more racially diverse; site expanded to 60 acres
> Trinity has dozens of ministries, including a dynamic youth outreach program; it has built bomb shelters in Israel and churches in Romania and Cuba
> Resigned as senior pastor at Trinity Chapel on Dec. 7 after confessing to an inappropriate relationship with a woman and asking for forgiveness
> Is inactive in the ministry while undergoing a two-year restoration process through the Church of God
> Jason Bolin named Trinity Chapel's senior pastor on Dec. 14
--- Kay Powell