Our Senior Pastor
Pastor Tyrone Stevenson is blessed by the unique privilege to serve the Lord in the community where he was born and raised. As his purpose in life manifests itself, he has the distinct honor to be the Senior Pastor of Hope Christian Center in Brooklyn, New York. Pastor Stevenson is fueled by his God given mission to disciple those whom he touches, that they may in turn disciple those they touch for generations to come. As such, his preaching and teaching is geared towards transforming his congregates into equipped disciples.
After graduating from Forest Hills High School, Pastor Stevenson enlisted in the United States Navy and was discharged with honors after eight years of service. After which, he was a successful mortgage banker, writing millions of dollars in residential loans. In 1994, Pastor Stevenson and his wife joined the First Baptist Church of Glenarden, in Landover, Maryland, under the leadership of Pastor John K. Jenkins, Sr. It was there, in 1995, that Pastor Stevenson yielded his life and responded to the call of ministry. As he grew in the Lord, Pastor Stevenson faithfully served his spiritual father, Pastor Jenkins, and witnessed the hand of God move in his life as the Lord propelled him forward in fulfilling His mandate. Pastor Stevenson has traveled tirelessly teaching and proclaiming the Word of God. On August 26, 2001, Pastor Stevenson answered the call of God to pastor; and shortly after, the opportunity arose for Pastor Stevenson to revitalize his home church in Brooklyn, New York. After just 11 short years, Pastor Stevenson has launched a second location which will impact the Spring Creek community in Brooklyn offering a worship experience to that community.
Pastor Stevenson is a much sought after preacher. God uses him in a tremendous way to minister directly to the hurts, issues and challenges of people with whom he comes in contact. God’s effectiveness is manifested through the response of the unsaved to the preached Word. Not only does God use him to reach the unsaved, God has equipped Pastor Stevenson to help those hurting in the community in which he ministers. Pastor Stevenson is co-chair of East Brooklyn Congregations, which is part of the Industrial Areas Foundation, the nation’s first and largest network of multi-faith community organizations. As co-chair, Pastor Stevenson has been instrumental in the construction of the 73 million dollar Spring Creek Educational Campus in East New York, taken on the plight of New York City Housing Authority residents to improve their living conditions, and is the Treasurer for the Newly Constructed 81 unit Redwood Senior Housing facility. Pastor Stevenson has earned his Masters of Divinity from New York Theological Seminary and is currently doing his doctoral work at Drew Seminary in Madison NJ.
Pastor Stevenson has been married to the love of his life, Terrie Lane Stevenson for 23 years, and from their union, God has blessed them with two beautiful daughters and one princely son.
Pastor Stevenson gives thanks to the Lord who has enabled him because God has counted him faithful by placing him in the ministry. Please feel free to Contact Pastor Stevenson at firstname.lastname@example.org