Bishop Donald Black
Bishop Donald R. Black was the Founder and Former Senior Pastor of New Life Christian Fellowship (NLCF) in Woodbridge, Virginia. He was consecrated in the Lord’s Church as Bishop the Twenty fifth day of June, in the year of Our Lord, Two Thousand. Bishop Black received the vision for New Life and was directed by God to establish it in September of 1995. His assignment is to raise up a nation by teaching the Word of God with simplicity, understanding, and power! New Life Christian Fellowship’s ministry theme was “We Grow to Change.” Bishop Black explicitly instructs, growth only takes place when the Word of God is the final authority in our lives, “and be not conformed to this world: but be ye transformed by the renewing of your mind, that ye may prove what is that good, and acceptable, and perfect, will of God.” (Romans 12:2)
Bishop Black has received his Bachelors, Masters, and Doctorate Degrees in Theological Studies. He preaches and teaches the Word of God with simplicity, great compassion, commitment and humor. His success in life and ministry is a demonstration of what he believes and teaches from the Word of God. He often quotes, “Greater is He that is in me than he that is in the world.” (I John 4:4) Bishop Black is well known and well respected by many Pastors, Leaders, and Businessmen in our city, state, and country.
Bishop Black is a devoted husband to his wife Vanessa, a loving father to Justin, Carissa, Chantay, and Jarel; and grandfather to: Jordyn, Ariana, Janae and Jayden. His relationship with his family is an example and blessing to the Body of Christ.