Redeemed Church of Christ Leadership
This church recognizes Christ as its Head and the Scriptures as its only authority (Colossians 1:18, 2 Timothy 3:16). Under that authority, the oversight of the church is vested in the leadership who operate in accordance with Christ and the Scriptures.
Elder Joshua Bullock, Lead Pastor
Elder Joshua Bullock currently serves as the third Lead Pastor of the Redeemed Church of Christ. He began his call in ministry in 2012 by serving concurrently as an Associate Minister at Fisher of Men Church in Henderson, N.C., as well as at Greater Refuge Temple of Washington, D.C.
Elder Joshua Bullock graduated with honors (Cum Laude) from North Carolina Central University (Durham, NC) in December 2002, receiving a B.S. degree in Computer Science. There he became a member of the National Society of Black Engineers and was inducted into a variety of honorary and professional societies including the North Carolina Central University Honors Program, United States All-American Scholar, National Honor Society and Pi Mu Epsilon.
Following graduation from North Carolina Central University, Elder Bullock worked for EMC (Apex, NC) as a Systems Test Technician and eventually relocated to the Washington, DC, Metro Area for an opportunity to work for the United States Patent and Trademark Office (Alexandria, VA).
Elder Bullock recently graduated with honors (Cum Laude) from Capital Seminary in May 2017, receiving a Master of Arts degree in Biblical Studies (MABS). He is also currently pursuing a dual Master's degree in Divinity (MDiv) from Capital Seminary. As a former member of Greater Refuge Temple, he has served in the following capacities: as Treasurer of the Youth Council, on the evangelistic outreach teams, Sunday School teacher, a member of the Ministerial staff, and served as Youth President.
Elder Bullock believes that a continuous commitment to living according to the principles of servant leadership is critical to the future success of the ministry which GOD has assigned to him. He continues to strive to be a faithful steward of the ministry of Jesus Christ by demonstrating and encouraging others to place confidence in GOD, to pursue deeper relationship with GOD, to seek GOD's will, to have a humble spirit, to follow GOD, to be obedient to GOD, to love GOD, to love people, and to totally depend on GOD.
Elder Joshua Bullock and his wife Chimare are blessed with two daughters, Abigail and Naomi, and one son, Judah. Socially, Elder Bullock enjoys family, music, sports, and reading. He ardently believes, as the Scriptures have stated, "I can do all things through Christ which strengthens me"; this gives Him great confidence that his future shall be greater than his past. To GOD be the glory for the things He has done and for the things He will do.
Lady Chimare Bullock, First Lady
Lady Chimare Bullock serves as the First Lady of the Redeemed Church of Christ. Lady Bullock is passionate about seeing healthy, strong, Christ-centered families fulfilling their purpose in the earth. Lady Bullock oversees the Women's Ministries and Children's Ministry. Lady Bullock supports her husband in ministry both locally and abroad.
Elder David Sheppard, Associate Minister
Elder David Sheppard serves as an Associate Minister at the Redeemed Church of Christ. Elder Sheppard serves as an assistant to the Pastor in Bible Study, Corporate Prayer, and Sunday Morning Worship. Elder Sheppard operates as a key contributor, organizer, and facilitator in Outreach Ministry Initiatives.