Pastor E. Lamar Young became a Christian at the age of twelve (12), and received his calling to preach the Gospel of Jesus Christ at the youthful age of sixteen (16). After being licensed to preach, which was followed by graduating from high school, Pastor Young became a United States Marine serving as an Artillery Weapons Specialist and Sharp-Shooter the first two (2) years of military service, and completed his last two (2) years of active duty service as an Assistant to the Office of the Chaplaincy. After being honorably discharged from military service, Pastor Young returned home, enrolled at Unity Theological Seminary where he completed academic studies in Educational Ministries which was followed by receiving his Bachelor of Arts degree in Biblical Counseling & Psychology and Master of Arts degree in Christian Counseling & Psychology from the Christian Bible College & Seminary.
Post graduate studies humbly earned Pastor E. Lamar Young licensure in Family Mediation, and certifications in Relapse Prevention Counseling, Prepare & Enrich Facilitation. and Dean of Christian Leadership Schools. Seminary studies, mentorships, and other academics thoroughly equipped E. Lamar Young to successfuly pastor four (4) churches over the course of his pastoral tenure thus far, and serve as president of LifeLine Ministries CRS, Inc. a non-profit 501(c)3 corporation that specializes in Christian Education, small group studies, and life-application courses. The churches Pastor Young has humbly served include, Shady Grove Missionary Baptist Church, Mount Paran Missionary Baptist Church, New Monumental Baptist Church, and now, the newly planted LifePoint, A Transformational Church where Pastor Young has humbly served as senior pastor since March 20, 2019.
Pastor Young is the humble recipient of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Service Award, Focus Award, CHA Commissioner Certificate of Recognition, Adult Commentary Writer with the Sunday School Publishing Board (SSPB, Inc.), and numerous other recognitions. His forthcoming book entitled, 'Conflicts Within, A Journey Through Real and Lasting Change' is set for 2020 publication and is generating excitement among his many supporters.
Pastor Young gives all glory to God, and is eternally grateful for the loving support he receives from his family. Pastor Young recognizes his father in the ministry, the late-great Dr. Virgil J. Caldwell and mentor, the late-great, Dr. Cameron Madison Alexander as two (2) giants that significantly influenced and shaped the ministry God has called him to, and the man of God he has become.
To God be the Glory!
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