Bishop G.E. Livingston
Bishop G.E. Livingston is the Assistant Presiding Prelate for the United Covenant Churches of Christ (formerly United Pentecostal Churches of Christ). A dynamic, charismatic, and anointed preacher of the Gospel, Bishop Livingston preached his first sermon at the age of five. He received his license to preach in 1989 and was ordained in 1994. He holds a Bachelor of Ministry in Pastoral Ministry, a Master of Arts in Theology, and a Doctor of Divinity.
In 1983, he married his wife, Elder Marcia Livingston. To this union three daughters were born — Venitra, Nicole, and Merissa. He has owned several successful businesses. While in business, God taught him skills that would prove beneficial in his ministry.
Bishop Livingston served five years as Chaplain for the Illinois Department of Corrections. Then, while serving as Associate Pastor of the Ebenezer Baptist Church (Decatur, IL), he was elected to serve as Interim Pastor. In 1995, God called Bishop Livingston to found Life Changers Church (formerly New Dimensions Christian Center). Since founding Life Changers Church, the Lord has blessed Bishop Livingston to see over 10,000 souls surrender their hearts to the Jesus Christ. He has preached on television, radio, and around the country. He has also ministered in Israel, Ghana, Kenya, Pakistan, and the Bahamas. He is the Founder and President of Life Changers International Ministries, with over 100 pastors/churches.
Bishop Livingston has faithfully served his community. Some of his roles have included; Chairman of the Decatur Civil Service Commission, Chairman of the Decatur City Planning Commission, President of Macon Resources, Inc. (a multi-million dollar non-profit agency providing assistance and training to physically and mentally disabled persons), President of the Boys and Girls Club of Decatur, Director and Chairman of the Business and Downtown Committee for the Community Investment Corporation of Decatur, Member of Decatur Advantage 2020 Planning Committee, Chairman of the Board of the Minority Business Network, Inc., Executive Committee Member of the Evangelical Ministerial Association of Decatur, and President of DCDF (an organization assisting with community develop in Decatur). Bishop Livingston is the President/CEO of Robertson Charter School and Robertson Charter Preschool in Decatur, serving nearly 400 students and families, with a staff of forty-seven. He is also President/CEO of Charter Pros – a charter school consulting firm, working with charter school development around the country.
Bishop Livingston is a man with an apostolic anointing. One of the Scriptures that best exemplify his ministry is Isaiah 43:18-19, "Remember ye not the former things, neither consider the things of old. Behold, I will do a new thing; now it shall spring forth; shall ye not know it?" The motto of Life Changers Church says it best, "Making A Difference...One Life At A Time!"