Jevah L. Richardson

Head Pastor

Senior Pastor Elder Jevah Louis Richardson was raised and nurtured by his mother, Darlene Johnson-Lewis and his grandmother, the late Mother Rosalee Johnson. They both held fast to the scripture which testify: “Train up a child in the way that he should go and when he is old he will not depart from it”. (Proverbs 22:6). There was a great anointing from his mother’s womb. The first apparent expression was demonstrated at the age of six as he began to beat the drums for his church.

On September 16, 1989 at the age of ten, he was filled with the Holy Spirit. In the summer of 1993 he began to realize the call that was upon his life from birth.  At the age of fourteen he was called to the ministry, he then attended the Jersey City Bible Institute for ten years until he became a teacher.  On November 5, 1995 he preached his first sermon: “The Lord Is A Way Breaker” in the capacity of a minister. He is a seasoned preacher who firmly believe you must “Rightly divide the Word of Truth”. He posses a unique grace to take a familiar text and shed light to engage the audience of listeners. Pastor Richardson has been privileged to Preach, Teach, and lecture both local and afar to the shores of the U.S. Virgin Islands.   His ministry has impacted lives in several settings such as: penal institutions, homeless shelters, open-air crusades, seminars, and revivals.

October 2, 1999, he married his “Young Lady” Marcy Anne Hall. From this union four children are born: Isainay Victoria, London Anyea, Jevanah Marcia, and Amelia Cynthia Richardson.  Sharing their lives for the last 19 years of marriage . They have affectionately extended their love to so many children, who commonly refer to them as “Mom and Dad”!! In addition to balancing family, Pastor Richardson is the Executive Director of  “A Better Life Cultural Connection”. This umbrella includes: T.E.T. Christian Academy, Connecting Circles Childcare, and other entrepreneurial outlets that provide employment and services to the greater community.

Elder Richardson was ordained to the Eldership in May 2005, under the leadership of the late Bishop James O. Thompson (Who watched him grow from birth).  Prior to Bishop Thompson’s demise, he appointed Elder Richardson to be his successor.  In March 2006, Elder Richardson was officially installed to the Pastorate.  Currently, Pastor Jevah Richardson is serving under the covering of:  Bishop Eric K. Clark of Body of Christ Assembly, in Cleveland Ohio.