Belhaven University, B.A.

About Mr. Holmes

A native of Pickens, MS, Phillip attended Belhaven University. He played basketball at Belhaven and earned a B.A. in Biblical Studies. Following graduation, he worked in various fields. In 2011, he helped launch and co-found the Reformed African American Network (RAAN) and served as Vice President until 2015. As co-founder, his passion for writing and marketing began.

In 2015, he went to work for Desiring God, founded by Dr. John Piper, as a writer and content strategist.

Being drawn back to his home state, Phillip returned and joined Rivertree Financial Planning in August of 2016 where he handled all of Rivertree’s marketing and communication efforts. In 2017, he was called to RTS as the Director of Communications & Marketing where he oversees branding, website, print publications, marketing, and social media. He’s also Editor-in-Chief of the institutional magazine, Ministry & Leadership.

Phillip and his wife, Jasmine, have three sons, Walter Wynn, Ezra Langston, and Malcolm James. They are members of Redeemer Church, PCA.