Professor

A. R. Bernard, Sr.


Education

  • Wagner College, Honorary DD
  • Nyack College/Alliance Theological Seminary, Honorary DD
  • Alliance Theological Seminary, MA, MDiv

Other Career Highlights

  • Pastor, Christian Cultural Center Megachurch in Brooklyn, NY (37,000+ members)
  • Founder and CEO, Christian Cultural Center
  • President, Council of Churches of the City of New York, representing 1.5 million Protestants, Anglicans and Orthodox Christians
  • Founder, Christian Community Relations Council
  • Board of Directors, Commission of Religious Leaders
  • NYC Economic Development Corporation Board
  • NYC School Chancellor’s Advisory Cabinet
  • Founder, Cultural Arts Academy Charter School

Publications

  • Happiness Is…Simple Steps to a Life of Joy and Four Things Women Want from a Man
  • Many honors and awards, including:
    • The Ebony Power 100, Ebony Magazine, December 2010/January 2011
    • 25 Leaders Reshaping New York, Crain’s Business Publication, 2008
    • Most Influential Clergy, New York Daily News, 2007 and 2008
    • Most Influential African-American New Yorker, New York Post, 2008
    • Top 30 Most Influential Black New Yorker, New York Daily News, 2007 and 2008
    • Top 30 Most Influential Black New Yorker, New York Post, 2007
    • Lifetime Achievement Award, Consulate General of Israel in New York, 2007
    • One of the City’s Most Influential New Yorkers, New York Magazine, 2006