Dr. O.J. Shabazz Biography
Dr. Shabazz is currently the evangelist to the Harlem Church of Christ in New York City, New York, where he has served for the past Thirteen years. He is recognized as a national evangelist to the Churches of Christ, having preached the gospel in thirty-eight states and three foreign nations. Over the years, he has become widely known in our brotherhood as being a church builder, sharp administrator and a biblical exegete.
To date, he has served three congregations of the Churches of Christ in his ministry. For twelve years he served as minister to the Boulevard Church of Christ in Memphis, Tennessee, where the Church grew from 125 active members to 750 active members in eight years. As minister to the Eastside Church of Christ (where he served for six years), the congregation grew from 80 active members to 230 active members in five years.
Dr. Shabazz holds several academic degrees from a number of various schools across the nation, which include two bachelor degrees (one in Biblical Studies and one in Christian Education), a Masters in Theology, and a Doctorate in Divinity.