Dr. A. R. Bernard has a Master of Urban Studies and a Master of Divinity, while also awarded an Honorary Doctor of Divinity from Wagner College, and an honorary Doctor of Divinity degree from Nyack College/Alliance Theological Seminary. Together with his wife Karen they pastor Christian Cultural Center (CCC). With more than 45,000 active, engaged members, in just a few years CCC has emerged as one of America’s fastest growing churches, one that nurtures and embraces members from all walks of life.
In the first part of this two part episode, Pastor Brian Houston chats with AR Bernard of Christian Cultural Centre about growing up in New York, his involvement in social issues and becoming a pastor.
Pastor Carl Lentz sits down with Pastor A.R. Bernard and has a conversation on racism and culture. They delve into the much-debated topics surrounding race including the ideas of Christian theology, politics, diversity and much more.