Dr. Maurice Randolph Sr. is the Apostle and Senior Pastor of Christian Faith Assembly Church in Hainesport, New Jersey. He has served as pastor of CFA for 29 years. Apostle has enjoyed 40 years of wedded bliss with the lovely Evangelist Clarissa Randolph of Philadelphia PA. They are proud parents, grandparents, great grandparents and godparents as well.
Dr. Randolph received Jesus Christ as his Savior and Lord at a very early age at the Mt. Carmel Holiness Church of Camden, New Jersey. Several years later, God led him to the Star of Hope Baptist Church in Philadelphia, PA where he was called, licensed, and ordained to the gospel ministry after serving there for a number of years. He has been in ministry since September of 1975.
He is a graduated of Manna Bible Institute, Trinity College of the Bible, International Christian University, Eastern Baptist Theological Seminary, and Andersonville Baptist Seminary. He holds a Bible Diploma, Bachelors of Biblical Studies, Masters of Art in Theological Studies, an honorary Doctorate of Divinity, and an earned Doctorate in Pastoral Counseling. Dr. Randolph is a Certified Pastoral Counselor through the International Board of Christian Counselors, a part of the American Association of Christian Counselors organization.
Not only does he minister to the needs of God’s people within the Church, but he also serves the community in various ways. He is a Marriage and Family counselor serving as a member of the Burlington County Clergy Crisis Intervention Team and is a therapist working for Oaks Integrated Care. Pastor also serves as a Volunteer Chaplain with the Westampton, New Jersey Police Department.
Our Apostle has served in two other Pastorates and of his soon to be 41 years in the gospel ministry; he has pastored 33 of those years. Under his Pastorates many have given their lives to Christ and many sons and daughters have been called into the gospel ministry. He has had the privilege of being a part of the planting of Word of Life Christian Center in Springfield Township, New Jersey where Rev. Dr. Frederick Thompson is the founder and pastor. He has also consecrated and installed yet another son of the gospel ministry, Pastor Charles Milton, who serves as Pastor and Founder of Christian Faith Assembly Community Church in Wake Forest, North Carolina. Apostle also acknowledges another son and daughter of the ministry, Danny and Jacquie Gaines, who serve in Pastoral Ministry in South Smyrna, Delaware.
After walking in the office of an Apostle for over 13 years, on October 19, 2014 an Apostolic Coronation took place in which the New Chief Prelate Apostle, Dr Maurice Randolph, Sr. was publically acknowledged and the formation of Christian Faith Assembly Fellowship of Churches coupled with Bridging the Gap and Restoring the Paths to Dwell in Ministries was introduced.
Dr. Randolph's achievements and accomplishments are too numerous to list. He sees the call of God upon his life, primarily as that of Pastor, Teacher, Counselor and Friend to those among whom he serves. His life’s verse remains Revelation 12:11 "And they overcame him by the blood of the lamb and by the word of their testimony, and they loved not their lives unto the death."
He is and will always remain GOD’s humble servant.