ALAN LAMAR PATTERSON
Alan Patterson's contemporary, creative and cutting-edge style of Christianity has caught not only the eye of the church community at large but also the city of Houston and the Country! Nationally he was chosen as one of The “TOP 20 PREACHERS TO WATCH UNDER 40" in the entire UNITED STATES OF AMERICA by the African-American Pulpit Journal Magazine. He's the first preacher to simultaneously grace the front page cover stories of the main and religion sections in the nation's fourth largest newspaper the Houston Chronicle. Pastor Alan is also the first preacher featured as the front page cover story for Houston Style Magazine. He’s been the front page cover story numerous times for D-MARS Community Journal Magazine. On television, the ABC network Channel 13 Eyewitness News featured Pastor Alan in their award winning documentary series entitled, "A CLOSER LOOK" making him the first preacher to be spotlighted in this secular documentary series! In addition FOX 26 NEWS did a feature news story about Alan on THE ISAIAH FACTOR with Isaiah Carey reporting!
Pastor Alan is a graduate of the magnet High School for Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice, Houston, Texas. He graduated with a Bachelor of Arts Degree from America's most acclaimed historically Black College Hampton University in Hampton, Virginia.
He went on to matriculate at the Thurgood Marshall School of Law, @ Texas Southern University, Houston, Texas. While attending Law School he accepted his call into the ministry to become an advocate of the Lord rather than the Law.
Pastor Alan obtained his Master's Degree from the prestigious Dallas Theological Seminary in Dallas, Texas. He is a past participant in the Theological Studies Program at the prestigious Princeton Theological Seminary @ Princeton University in Princeton, New Jersey in addition to participating in the "Proclaimer Place" program at the world renowned Oxford, University in Oxford, England.
Pastor Alan also has served the community as the former NAACP Region VI, Religious Affairs Coordinator for the State of Texas. In Europe, he’s been the guest lecturer in Mannheim, Germany to the German Baptist Convention. Pastor Alan has also traveled all across America from California to New York spreading the Gospel!