Bishop Alex D. Byrd
Senior Founder & Pastor Emeritus
Bishop Alex D. Byrd is a vessel of God anointed to bring healing, restoration and empowerment to the body of Christ. Since beginning his preaching ministry at the age of 8 years old, he has remained a student of the scriptures and of the Holy Ghost. His message and practice of Relational Christianity has been forged through continual prayer, fasting and consecration. The driving force behind his ministry has been his love for God and the people of God.
In 1999, Bishop Byrd began the process of developing a church that married the spirituality of the Pentecostal Movement with strong social justice motivation. That process culminate on August 6, 2000 in the opening of Living Faith Church of the Full Covenant, now called Living Faith Covenant Church. His unwavering message of "Jesus & Justice" has been the foundation of the work of this church, heavily involved in community.
Bishop Byrd provides leadership and guidance to other pastors as the Regional Bishop for the South in The Fellowship of Affirming Ministries (TFAM), under the most capable leadership of Bishop Yvette A. Flunder. Displaying a commitment to higher learning, he has obtained a Masters of Theological Studies from Brite Divinity School.