Otis Moss III
Rev. Otis Moss, III serves as Pastor of Trinity United Church of Christ. Prior to serving Trinity Rev. Moss served as pastor of the historic Tabernacle Baptist Church in Augusta, Georgia. Rev. Moss received his BA in Religion and Philosophy from Morehouse College. He earned his M.Div. at Yale University and has completed course work towards a doctorate degree in Religion and Social Change at the University of Denver/Iliff School of Theology. Rev. Moss has done extensive research in the areas of African-American culture, theology and youth development. Four-G published his first book, Redemption in a Red Light District, in December of 1999. His essays, articles and poetry have appeared in The African American Pulpit Journal, Sojourners Magazine, and The Urban Spectrum. The African American Pulpit Journal recently named Reverend Moss one of the "20 to watch" ministers who will shape the future of the African American church. His passion for youth and intergenerational ministry led him to create the Issachar Movement, a consulting group designed to bridge the generation gap within churches and train a new generation of prophetic church leadership. He has spoken and preached in churches, seminaries and colleges across the globe. Currently Rev. Moss serves as a frequent guest commentator on the Naomi Judd New Morning Show on The Hallmark Network.