Pastor A.R. Bernard with Oprah Winfrey (courtesy: OWN)

A.R. Bernard is quickly becoming one of the most prominent names in America. The eloquent, visionary pastor of New York’s 40,000-member Christian Cultural Center (CCC) recently became the first and only religious leader to resign from President Donald Trump’s Evangelical Advisory Board. He is appearing as Oprah’s special guest on her Emmy Award-winning show “SuperSoul Sunday,” airing this Sunday, Sept. 10, 2017, at 11 a.m.

A former Nation of Islam follower, Bernard left his career as a banker to pursue Christian ministry in the late ’70s. His storefront church has evolved into one of the fastest-growing churches in America, and he has become one of the most influential religious leaders of our time. His best-selling book, Four Things Women Want From a Man, expounds upon the powerful wisdom Bernard has gleaned from four decades of pastoring, counseling, and teaching couples — and from being married to his wife Karen for 45 years. It is an inspiring, life-changing read that resonates with leaders and aspiring leaders alike, as it provides powerful, biblical insights on how maturity, decisiveness, consistency, and strength govern every relationship we have.

Bernard’s calling has remained laser focused for 40 years — and that’s to make faith relevant in today’s culture. His teachings are transformative. He is a student of history and the Bible and has an astounding way of standing on the truth of the Scriptures and making them powerfully relevant in people’s lives.

Denzel and Pauletta Washington with Pastor A.R. Bernard (courtesy)

Hollywood superstar Denzel Washington and his wife Pauletta are quoted as saying: “A.R. Bernard has been a major influence in our lives … [helping us reach] a higher level in our relationship and spiritual growth.” Many celebrities in entertainment, athletics, along with government officials and thought leaders regularly attend services at CCC, from Angela Bassett to Hall of Fame football star Curtis Martin, actor Jamie Hector and “Good Morning America” host Robin Roberts.

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  • Grip holder!!💰💰💯💯

    Am just thrilled MR. Washington, has a sista and of a dark complexion!!!! BIG UP!!!!

  • britishrosee

    remarkable , THERE IS ANOTHER BOOK YOU WANNA READ CALLED HONEY DO…..the things women most want from and want say it … by AUTHOR L JANE HUFF

    i dont know about most but a man has to come with honesty and faith in god … if they dont quit believe in god or is confused about god or is blaming god run
    he cant love nobody unless he has faith …
    black men are a subject , most come from broken homes . and they dont know how to be a father cause they never had a father , they had daddies and men friends of their moma
    white boys dont have this issue , most have had a father in the house , they had issue still with thier dads but at least he raised them . ..
    black males have had it bad , not all of them but a hugh percent , have no clue how to love a woman they the first to be afraid of committment and afraid of having kids . this man need to write a book about brothers , im sure he knows how

  • britishrosee

    im so glad denzel chose a black woman if not his life would of been totally fake , pauletta may not be the most mens idea of pretty or sexy ,, but she is too him .. he choice her , like a great man , looks is not what he was seeking , so many black men who do settle try to pick the cuties girl or he aint settling , opting to get a white chick if a black girls aint pretty enough .. wha the hell is pretty? slim? sexy? all that means nothing when the poice at your door every few months , or he beating your butt , on a regular calling you ugly names , stealing your money, beating your kids , running your business, and jealous , if you want all that drama for looks then your a real pitiful person

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