Bishop Dr. Lenard G. McCray: International Presiding Bishop Prelate and President of the General Counsel.
Bishop McCray is the Senior Pastor of Jordan Missionary Baptist Church of Detroit, MI. He was called to the gospel ministry and licensed at the age of 16 on February 29, 1976. He has served as pastor of Rock Zion Missionary Baptist Church in Addis, LA from 1995 to 2000 He succeeded his father, Pastor Isiah H. McCray, who, after 24 and 1/2 years of service retired January 1, 2010. Bishop McCray is a graduate of Christian Bible College of Baton Rouge, LA, where he holds a Masters of Theology. In 2014 Bishop McCray received his Doctorate of Theology from Eastern Missouri Bible College. He also has studied at E.K. Bailey Expository Ministries where he received his Certification in Expository Ministry. Pastor McCray has worked with the Fourth District Baptist Association of Baton Rouge, LA, the East and West Baton Rouge Ministers Alliance, the Louisiana Baptist State Convention, and has been a member of the National Baptist Convention U.S.A., Inc. On June 13, 2015, he was consecrated to the office of Bishop by Evangelistic Outreach Network, Inc.
He is married to First Lady Ivory Denise McCray and has 6 children and 12 grand children.
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