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Bishop Emery Lindsay

ishop Emery Lindsay is the Pastor of Christ Temple Church Los Angeles, California where he became Pastor in 2009 after serving the Christ Temple Church in Chicago, Illinois for nearly twenty eight years. While in Chicago, he also served the community as Chairman of the Roseland Community Hospital and he served as a member of the Board of Trustees of Wheaton College. 
He is currently the Presiding Officer of the Western Diocese and Pacific Diocese of COCHUSA.  
In this assignment as the Pastor of Christ Temple Church, Los Angeles he looks forward to serving this local congregation and extending the borders of the church to reach and build a multi-cultural, and multi-generational church. 
Bishop Lindsay is committed to the renewal of the Church and reaching the lost and hurting of the community. The driving passion of his life to seeing lives transformed by the gospel of Christ. That same passion is the driving force for the ministry of the church, willing to get involved in the lives of those who are hurting through the ministry of encouragement, discipleship, leadership, and teaching.
He has a bachelors degree from LeMoyne Owen college and Masters Degree from Trinity Evangelical Theological Seminary, he has also studied at Central Baptist Theological Seminary and Nazarene Theological Seminary.
Bishop Lindsay is married to Pearl Lindsay.  They have six children, and eight grandchildren.