While I wear many hats the one that most makes me most proud is my work in the church. I am a member of Co op City Baptist Church where my pastor is The Rev. Dr. Sheldon E. Williams. We are at 135 Einstein Loop Rm. 50 Bronx, NY 10475.
I accept my call to the ministry back in 1996 and believe me it has not been a straight forward movement. The good thing about God is that his grace is sufficient and He is patient. Believe me my road has been anything but easy. I preached my 1st sermon under the guidance under the Pastor Willie Davis of Christian Unity Baptist Church in Los Angeles, Ca.
As a young preacher I was preaching all over LA, with Pastor Davis guiding and teaching me. My ministry was growing. Around 1998 my wife and I at the time moved to Monrovia, Ca and started
working with First Baptist Church of Duarte where the pastor was the Rev Derrick Lewis. I worked with Rev Lewis as an associate minister. After a few months as associate minister I fell from the ministry and started running the street. One thing I did learn is that God is the same it is us that change. I thought I had it all together and took things for granted and before I knew it I was going through a divorce, back-slid, homeless, and had nothing.
I then found myself back in NY living with my dad. Was using (sniffing cocaine) I was so far from the man that people were calling "a great young man of God". I was so disappointed in myself, so that gave me more of an excuse to do worst. I then was talking with someone and they asked me about a question about the Bible, and I was able to answer the question to his satisfaction, to his surprise I was not only to answer his question but was able to take him through the Word and show him different scriptures to back up what I was showing him.
Something at that point woke up in me and I started speaking with people that had influence me in the past. They showed and told me how God was always there and never changed but I lost my focus on what was important. It was then I was lead to go back to church and get right with God.
Skipping ahead I got married in 2002 and worked with a ministry in the South Bronx then eventually started going to Co op City Baptist Church. I then again fell away because I was now mad at God and started thinking I could find contradictions in The Word and then it was work and I had to work on Sundays. I started to become easy not to go to church and before I knew it, 10 years had passed.
On Feb 21,2020 I lost my dad and Rev. Williams and Co op City Baptist Church was there for me and the family. My wife and I drove to Fl 2 weeks later and it was while we were driving down I told my wife that I am tired of running and need to get it right with God. He has not changed it was me, God was just waiting for me.
If you allow it God will and can change your life but you have to have the Want to cause God has the know how.......Remember Jesus Loves You, and So Do I and There is Nothing You Can Do About!!!!