Pastor D. Earl Lewis was licensed
to preach the gospel in 1991 and ordained in 1993 by his childhood Pastor and
predecessor, the late Dr. Jesse Henry Jones Sr.
Pastor Lewis earned a
Bachelorís of Science in Christian Leadership from the College of Biblical
Studies in Christian Leadership (Summa Cum Laude). He also holds a Masterís of Theology from
Liberty University Baptist Theological Seminary.
Pastor Lewis accepted the call to return home
in November of 2003. Under his visionary
leadership, the church has undergone major building renovations, acquisition of
land and a new paradigm for ministry that focuses more on purpose rather than
Pastor DEL, as he is called
by some, can be heard weekly on the local Christian radio station, KHCB. He also serves as the Vice President of
Powerwalk Ministries Inc., Member of IMPACT Ministries, Northeast Houston
Levites and the Houston Area Pastorís Association. His academic acumen has afforded him his most
recent accomplishment, an appointment as the Dean of Students for the College
of Biblical Studies.
His proudest attributes are
his lovely wife Susan; their 3 children; Kirstie, Jordan and Caleb and shepherding
the flock of the Oak Grove family