Bishop LaDell Thomas, Jr.

Bishop LaDell Thomas, Jr. is the first of six children born to Bishop A. LaDell Thomas, Sr. and Mrs. Elnora Massey-Thomas.   Bishop Thomas holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Elementary Education, Masters of Divinity, Doctorate of Ministry in Christian and Crisis Counseling, and a Ph.D. in Philosophy.

Dr. Thomas has been married to Tihara Latrenda for more than 30 years, and together they have one daughter and three sons. Ordained through the Church of God in Christ in 1977, he has served on practically every level of leadership, to include, Superintendent for local churches, Minister of Music, Jr. Deacon Board, Dean of the School of Ministry, Adjutant to the Bishop, and Administrative and Executive Assistant to the Bishop.  Some of the committees served include the National Election and Credentials Committee, the Executive Board of the C.O.G.I.C. General Assembly, and Director/Dean of Education for the National C.O.G.I.C. Youth Department.

Bishop Thomas, though highly anointed and well educated, is most touchable and full of unconditional love and compassion.  He is a man of faith, godly character and integrity and is numbered as one of the world’s greatest Pastors and Bible Teachers.  Bishop Thomas provides revelation and clarity through the Word of God.  He has a passion towards Excellence in Ministry.