NEW BETHEL APOSTOLIC C.O.G.I.C.
Bishop Richard Wyatt was born to Pastor and Mother Wyatt of True Holiness Church of God in Christ Apostolic, in Los Angeles, California. Growing up a pastor’s kid would have many advantages as well as its challenges but at a young age Richard Wyatt would confess his faith in the Lord Jesus Christ by water baptism in Jesus Christ name. At age fourteen Richard received the gift of the Holy Ghost while calling on the name of Jesus on a Friday night youth service at New Bethel Church of God in Christ Apostolic and by the age of fifteen he would declare his calling into ministry, as almighty God saw fit to order his steps through the storms and trials of life he developed and matured in the Faith and Apostles Doctrine until he was observed and ordained and elevated to the office of an Elder in 2001 by Dr. Lorenzo Carlisle.
In 2003 Richard relocated to Las Vegas, Nevada where he was elevated to Youth Pastor at New Bethel C.O.G.I.C. Apostolic Las Vegas under the leadership of Pastor T. Jefferson, this opportunity lead to many more positions: New Bethel C.O.G.I.C. Apostolic State Youth president 2007-2015, National Public Relations, Audio Visual Media Director 2012-Present. In 2013 a door opened in Apple Valley, California that allowed Richard to plant a ministry called Victory in Praise Temple 2013-2015 and in 2015 he returned to his home church New Bethel Church of God in Christ Apostolic of Los Angeles, California under the leadership of Senior Pastor Bishop B. Lewis. He holds the position as Chairman of the Executive Board. He is Chief Executive Officer of New Bethel Apostolic Church of God in Christ incorporated, a 501©3 organization that connects Churches to the Community and Resources to enhance the Kingdom of God on earth while meeting the needs of individuals and families. In 2017 Pastor Richard Wyatt was consecrated to the office of Bishop in the New Bethel Apostolic Church of God in Christ, Inc. organization and now serves as 1st assistant presiding prelate to the Nevada & Southern California Jurisdiction and as the Senior Pastor of New Bethel Apostolic Church of God in Christ the State headquarter church.
Richard’s educational background has positioned him both Spiritually and naturally with a Certificate of Completion from Bishop T.D. Jakes in Ministry Leadership & Executive Business – Regent University, Bachelor of Science in Business Management – USC Gordon Marshall Business School, Masters in Biblical Counseling – Long Beach Bible College & Doctorate of Divinity in Biblical Studies – St Luke Evangelical School of Biblical Studies.
On November 29th 2015 Bishop Richard Gregory Wyatt married his childhood friend Chrystal Grace Ingram, He is the father of 3 daughters and a son, he enjoys spending time with his family and great outdoor adventures. When not spending time with his family he enjoys helping others and solving issues.