In 1961 Dr. Selwyn Arnold served in England and Wales as the first National Youth C.E. Director and National Secretary of the New Testament Church of God. He earned a B.Sc in Biblical & Historical Studies from Lee University, M.A. from the C.O.G. School of Theology and a D.Min. from N.Y. Theological Seminary. In 1966 Dr. Arnold was appointed to Ghana to serve as the first appointed Missionary Overseer by C.O.G., and first black missionary to Nigeria. He and his wife built several churches, Bible schools and medical clinics. He was later appointed to England and Wales as Administrative Bishop for 10 years. In 1994 Dr. Arnold pastored Bridgeport C.O.G. (CT) and was later appointed Administrative Bishop of New Jersey for 8.5 years, then he became the first black minister to serve as Missions Representative in the C.O.G. Now retired, Dr. Arnold continues his focus on Missions in Africa.