Bishop Curtis Curfry | Ignite Church Richmond Hill

Pastor Curtis L. Curry, Jr.

Pastor Curtis CurryPastor Curtis Lee Curry, Jr., demonstrates a keen awareness of people’s needs by providing practical Biblical truths for everyday life. He is a native of Savannah, Georgia, born to Pastor Curtis and First Lady Hattie Curry Sr on May 6. Pastor Curtis L. Curry Jr, believes that: “Life is worth nothing unless I use it for doing the work assigned me by the Lord Jesus – the work of telling others the Good News about God’s mighty kindness and Love” (Acts 20:24). Pastor Curry received a clear call to the ministry in 1997. Pastor Curtis Lee Curry Jr was licensed and ordained by Forgiven Fellowship Ministries, Summerville, SC, 1998. He successfully completed all requirements of this congregation and was therefore presented this certificate Graduate of Theology In Church Ministries 1999. He received upon the recommendation of the President of the Dorchester Bible Institute the honorary congregational title Doctor of Church Ministries in 2000. Pastor Curry was honored by his pastor, Alfred R. Mitchell and his home church First Corinthian Missionary Baptist Church, Savannah, Georgia February 2014 during a Consecration Service. He also received a second license and ordination at that time. He has full support from many pastors across the globe. He is a member of the South Bryan Christian Ministerial Association.

He has spent years in the trenches working the harvest for the Lord. Pastor Curry has led many souls to Christ. He believes in the Power of God for Deliverance and the Anointing of the Holy Spirit to Break Yokes. He has a powerful personal testimony of Healing and Deliverance. Pastor Curry strongly believes that the Body of Christ should come out from the four walls and be active and visible to help lead people to the saving grace of our Lord Jesus Christ. Pastor Curry has a tremendous passion for God’s Word coupled with a Love for God’s People.

In 2013 he obeyed God’s Voice and started Ignite Church. His vision is uncompromisingly clear, with one central principle; to build and develop a kingdom of empowered people for Christ. Second only to his call as a minister of the gospel, Pastor Curry Jr. says his most treasured accomplishments are those of a devoted husband to First Lady Lavonda Curry and a loving supportive father of their two children Curtis III and Harmony.

Pastor Curry's personal mission statement: I have a determination that will never die! I have a zeal that will never dry up! I have a fire in me that cannot be quenched! I must win the lost at any cost, and I can do it through Christ that strengthens me.”

“Give Us This Bread!”

John 6:25-35

If you look back to the beginning of chapter six, you’ll see that this story takes place after the feeding of the multitude.

So many times in the gospel our Lord Jesus uses things that are of this world (earthly) to teach us spiritual truths.  Looking at the context of the scripture we see that Jesus is speaking with a crowd of people that have followed Him after much diligent search. And when they found Jesus, He said unto them, “I know why you are looking for me, it’s because you ate the loaves until you were full.  Here our Lord is using food to relay a divine truth.  The people in our passage  came to Jesus hoping for bread. They sought Jesus because he was the means to satisfying their appetites. He could do something for them.

Matthew 6:33, But seek ye first the kingdom of God, and his righteousness; and all these things shall be added unto you.

Don’t worry about or be overly concerned with the cares of this world such as food, drink, shelter or clothes.  Our Father who art in Heaven sits high and looks low.  He knows the things we stand in need of and He will provide those things.

This is why Jesus tells the people not to “work for the food that perishes, but for the food that endures for eternal life.” Their desire for bread wasn’t wrong in itself. The problem was that what they wanted from Jesus was so much less than he is. They wanted Jesus to give them regular bread to eat, but he wanted to give them himself, the bread of life who gives eternal life. Christ has given us the bread of life; he has given us himself. So come, take and eat!

Bishop Curtis L. Curry Jr