Rev. Pastor Reed Best was born March 13, 1958 in Lamoni Iowa, the youngest of four boys. His Father was a Minister in the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (In 2001 renamed Community of Christ). In 1987 Pastor Best was effectually called to saving faith and spent several years visiting various denominations until he visited Grace Presbyterian Church, PCA where he met Dr. D. Randall Talbot, an ordained Minister in the Reformed Presbyterian Church General Assembly (RPCGA). On July 31 1990 Rev. Talbot was commission by Westminster Presbytery (RPCGA) to start a mission work in Ocala, Florida called Covenant Presbyterian Church. Pastor Best became one of the founding members. Eventually he was called to be a Church Governor (ruling elder). In 1995 he received his Bachelor of Divinity from Whitefield Theological Seminary. That same year he was ordained as a Gospel Minister of the RPCGA and called to be Associate Pastor at Covenant Presbyterian Church. In 1996 he received a Master of Sacred Theology. In 1997 he started a mission work called Reformed Presbyterian Church of Ocala (RPCO). Pastor Best served on the Book of Church Order (BCO) committee. He presently serves as Stated Clerk of Westminster Presbytery and the Moderator of the General Assembly of RPCGA. In 2014 he was honored with an honorary degree of Doctor of Divinity for service in the field of Administration and Leadership from Whitefield Theological Seminary.