About Our Pastor &
Leadership Team

Bishop Bright, Sr. Pastor

Bishop Alexander Crawford Bright, Sr. is the Lead Pastor.  He has been ordained by the Church of God in Cleveland, Tennessee.  He serves as an elected State Council and Men’s Discipleship Director for New Jersey region of the Church of God.  He is married to Pastor Elizabeth Bright and together they pastor the church and parent six children.

Growing up Bishop Bright attended Philadelphia Christian Academy and St. Ignatius for his elementary and middle school education. He attended Roman Catholic high school and graduated from Camden High School. He also graduated from P&B Cosmetology Technical School.  He furthered his education at Rowan University with a Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics and a concentration in Secondary Education.  After graduating from Rowan University, Bishop Bright started his teaching career as a Mathematics teacher, as well as, a coach of multiple sports. 

He is also an entrepreneur. He has been cutting hair since he was fourteen years old.  He has own several barbershops and salons over the years and has mentored, coached and trained several barbers and hair stylists.  Bishop Bright has enjoyed teaching, mentoring and coaching.  Along with his wife, Elizabeth, they have a business called Live A Better Life 24/7.  They are certified with the John Maxwell Team and as Speakers, Trainers, and Life Coaches, as well as, D.I.S.C. consultants. They coach, mentor, teach and publicly speak on topics of personal and professional development, leadership and communication, and conflict management.  

Pastor Elizabeth Bright

Pastor Elizabeth is a Christian, Pastor’s wife, mother, ordained minister, entrepreneur, life purpose & destiny coach, motivational/inspirational speaker and trainer and a health and wellness enthusiast. She is also the Executive Pastor at Disciples for Christ COG under the leadership of Bishop Alexander C. Bright.  

After 23 years in government, she decided to pursue her life purpose by becoming a certified Life Coach, Motivational Speaker and Trainer with the John Maxwell Team and as an Ordained Minister with the Church of God, Cleveland, TN. 

Her passion is help others clarify their goals, values and life purpose according to biblical principles and values. Under the business name, a daily reminder for all that we are purposed to, “Live a Better Life 24-7″, she speaks and train groups of people who are seeking to make changes in their spiritual, professional and personal lives. She draws from her successes and failures and lessons learned along the way. She considers her greatest accomplishment to be the ability to act as a role model, coach and mentor to other women – younger and older.  Her goal is to help others pursue their life purpose on purpose with a passionate pursuit and principles found in God’s word and other resources! 

She is blessed with a supportive husband, pastor and partner, along with six children and grandchildren. When she isn’t speaking, training or coaching, her hobbies include working out, walking, cooking, and enjoying life with family and friends.