Pastor John Ramsey, Sr.
|Other Titles:||Speaker, Inspirational leader,|
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|Occupation: Senior Pastor of New Life Worship Center (Indianapolis, IN)
List of Accomplishments: "2004 Drum Major Award" from IUPUI [Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis] and the Indianapolis Black Expo; BA in education from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio; Published author of 2 books: "Armed and Dangerous: Equipping Leaders for Effective Ministry" and "About My Father's Business: Merging Ministry & Industry"
"Pastor Ramsey is the epitome of excellence and forward-thinking in ministry."|
- MAX SIEGEL, Vice President of Zomba Label Group and Zomba Gospel (Verity Records)
Pastor John Ramsey, Sr. is the pioneering and Senior Pastor of New Life Worship Center located in Indianapolis. IN, which opened its doors to the community on August 5, 2001. On the very first day, New Life Worship Center accommodated approximately 900 worshippers during two services and Pastor Ramsey led 45 souls to Christ. Within the first month, over 100 souls were won over to Christ. The fresh and dynamic messages of Pastor Ramsey has drawn thousands to the church, which now has over 3000 members.
Prior to the launching New Life Worship Center, Pastor Ramsey founded and pastored Victory Christian Center Church, located within a small storefront building in the inner city of Indianapolis. Starting with just one member, Victory Christian Center grew into a strong congregation within seven years. Under Pastor Ramsey's leadership, the congregation purchased a church site and paid off the mortgage within a three-month period.
Pastor Ramsey, 41, received his BA in education from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio and is currently pursuing his Masters at Indiana Wesleyan University. A prolific writer, he has published two books – “Armed and Dangerous: Equipping Leaders for Effective Ministry” and “About My Father's Business: Merging Ministry & Industry,” co-authored with Max Siegel, Vice President of Zomba Label Group and Zomba Gospel (Verity Records).
As the visionary of New Life Worship Center, Pastor Ramsey continues to be involved in the local community through outreach programs, juvenile and prison ministry, and business and civic involvement. Pastor Ramsey is a past member of the Board of Directors for Managed Health Services, Board of Ethics for Indiana Minority Health Coalition, Chaplain for the IUPUI Jaguars, a featured spokesman for the 2002 Indiana Click-It or Ticket seatbelt campaign and keynote speaker for the "Many Voices-One Vision" 2002 Conference sponsored by the Governor's Commission for Drug Free Indiana. Because of his relentless service and commitment to making a positive impact on lives, he was awarded the “2004 Drum Major Award” from IUPUI [Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis] and the Indianapolis Black Expo, which is the largest African American Expo in the U.S.
A cutting-edge thinker and dynamic speaker, Pastor Ramsey has been interviewed on several radio and TV broadcast nationwide, including Radio One and TCT. He has also been in several magazines and newspapers, including the Indiana Star, Indianapolis Recorder, Keeping Family First magazine and Manhunt.com. He is married to Alicia and they have two sons, John, Jr. and Jeremiah David. For more information visit: www.newlifeindy.org
For Media interviews or speaking engagements contact, Veda Brown, Black Gospel Promo, firstname.lastname@example.org
, (267) 257.8136.
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