(Miami, Florida) August 14, 2013 – Internationally renowned Bishop Victor T. Curry, an anointed preacher, teacher, advocate, leader, colleague, father and grandfather adds a profound dimension to his life’s work by releasing to the glory of God the written testimony of his life’ journey, “A Charge to Keep I Have – Fulfilling Your Life’s Purpose.”
A native of Carvers Ranches, now West Park, Florida, Bishop Curry’s mantra has been and will be to give and to give with sacrifice. A Charge to Keep I Have not only provides a biological account of a man who recognizes that his life remains a perpetual work that is under construction, it is designed to assist the reader in defining their life’s purpose.
Reverend Al Sharpton, Civil Rights Activist & Host of MSNBC’s Politics Nation writes:
“Bishop Victor Curry is a leading Pastor/Social Prophet and has almost single-handedly redefined mega-churches to be theologically and socially relevant. He has taught the world that you can be spiritually anointed and on the cutting edge of world events without compromising one for the other.”
Pastor Joe Cephus Johnson Senior Pastor/Teacher Greater Ebenezer Missionary Baptist Church Hallendale, Florida writes:
“Courageous, committed, compassionate, reflects the perfect description ofBishop Victor T. Curry. He is one who possesses the tenacity, tenderness and toughness to tackle the difficult and challenging issues of our day with no regard for him-self. This powerful and thought provoking work titled A Charge To Keep I Have goes deep sea diving into his most personal circumstance in an effort to show each and every one of us that faith in God plus hard work pays off in the end.”
Reverend Jasper W. Williams, Jr., Senior Pastor Salem Bible Church, Atlanta, Georgia writes:
For every generation of preachers there is a crisis of leadership within the pulpits of Christianity that must be addressed by men of vision, integrity and steadfastness. Bishop Victor Curry is the man for this generation and he has distinguished himself amongst his peers by penning his autobiography, A Charge to Keep I Have. Bishop Curry with unabashed candor and relentless courage shares his own testimony of faith and promise and how it led him to pastor one of the most progressive and effective ministries in North America. If you care about Christianity, pastors and the future of the Church, you need to read this book.”
A Charge to Keep I Have – Fulfilling Your Life’s Purpose is available for purchase,Monday- Friday from 9am-5pm and after worship services at New Birth Baptist Church Cathedral of Faith International, 2300 Bishop Victor Tyrone Curry Boulevard aka 2300 NW 135th Street, Miami, Florida.
On Sunday, August 18, 2013 beginning at 6:00am-7:00am and immediately following the 11:00am service, Bishop Curry will be available to sign purchased copies of A Charge to Keep I Have –Fulfilling Your Life’s Purpose at New Birth Baptist Church Cathedral of Faith International.
The community is invited to share in this historic occasion. For additional information about this Event, please call VTC Ministries 305.685.3700.
About Bishop Victor T. Curry
An anointed preacher, teacher, father, advocate and leader, Bishop Victor T. Curry is the founding senior pastor/teacher of the New Birth Baptist Church Cathedral of Faith International in North Miami, Florida. He also dutifully serves as senior pastor of the St. Ruth Missionary Baptist Church of Dania Beach, Florida where he leads a faithful congregation. The surgical and spiritual precision with which Bishop Curry dissects and disseminates the Word of God has resulted in unprecedented growth and expansion. Under his leadership, the church’s expansive ministerial portfolio includes: New Birth Broadcasting Corporation and AM 1490 WMBM, a 24 hour Gospel Radio Station, Vision to Victory Human Services Corporation, the Dr. John A. McKinney Christian Academy and the Dr. E.V. Hill Bible College.
Further to his compliment, Bishop Curry is the founding Moderator of the Progressive Kingdom Baptist Association, Inc. under the leadership of Dr. James B. Sampson, President of the Florida General Baptist Convention, Inc. As a civic and community leader, Bishop Curry has served in a number of substantive leadership roles, including a multi-term Presidency of the Miami-Dade branch of the NAACP (which ended in 2012), Chairman of Social Justice within the Florida General Baptist Convention, Inc. and most recently, he was elected to the National Board of Directors of the National Action Network, and was subsequently installed as the inaugural President of the South Florida chapter. His current appointment as the NAN Southeast Regional Director, where he provides oversight to chapters from Florida to Virginia, further confirms his unbridled zeal, fervent allegiance and tireless energy. His efforts towards engaging voters during election years, holding town hall meetings and political forums, and doing all he can to expand the social and political consciousness of his community continues to impact and inspire.
Bishop continues to hold fast to the mantle and distinct ministry call involving the stewardship of time, talent and treasure. It is through this call that he has and continues to make full proof of his calling and faithfully honor God.