Carlton Pearson Biography
Carlton Pearson born Carlton D’metrius Pearson, is an American minister and singer. He was born on March 19, 1953 in San Diego, California.
Carlton Pearson is a native of San Diego California, where he spent the first 18 years of his life with his parents and five siblings. He was raised in a traditional fundamentalist Christian home, a fourth generation Pentecostal preacher.
After studying at the Oral Roberts University in Tulsa Oklahoma, where he majored in Biblical Literature/English Bible and minored in Theology/Historical Studies, he served for 15 years on its Board of Regents, and two years as Associate Evangelist of The Oral Roberts Association, (ORA).
In 1977, Pearson founded Higher Dimensions Ministries (now New Dimensions ), in Tulsa, which grew from a traveling evangelistic team in ‘77, to a multi-faceted global ministry, which included a local church of over 5,000, a home for unwed mothers, one for ex-offenders returning to society, a full service licensed Counseling Center, prison and nursing home outreaches, a national Purity With Purpose Discipleship Program for men and women, with graduates nationally and internationally, a 645 acre horse Ranch for troubled Youth and Teens.
Pearson was consecrated to the office of Bishop in 1996 through a College of Bishops headed by Bishop Charles E Blake, presently the Presiding Bishop of the Churches of God In Christ, the denomination of his upbringing, and through whom he was officially ordained into ministry in 1971. He founded and presided as Bishop of the Azusa Interdenominational Fellowship of Christian Churches and Ministries, a network of over six hundred churches and ministries. He has served on the College of Bishops of the International Communion of Charismatic Churches, and on the boards of several other charitable and humanitarian organizations, including the Human Rights Campaign of Wash DC, an organization promoting the civil rights of America’s GLBTQ community. He has authored a variety of books and booklets and more recently, he has felt a passion to proclaim the “Gospel Of Inclusion” and has written a widely acclaimed book by that name, published by Simon and Schuster. The book emphasizes multi-cultural dialogue and common respect for all faith disciplines. It confronts the Christian church’s exclusivism as being inconsistent, in spirit with the teachings of Jesus and that it is more important what Jesus said about God than what the church says about Jesus.
Carlton Pearson Age
He was born on March 19, 1953.
Carlton Pearson Children – Carlton Pearson Wife – Carlton Pearson Family
In 1993, Carlton married the former Gina Marie Gauthier (pronounced Go-chay), who is a professional Life Coach, Landmark Education and Yoga enthusiast. They are the proud parents of one son, Julian D’Metrius, and a daughter, Majestè Amour.
Carlton Pearson Divorce
On August 25, 2015, Gina Pearson filed for divorce from Carlton. On May 19, 2016, before the divorce was finalized, Mrs. Pearson dismissed her petition for divorce.
Bishop Pearson, at the invitation to serve as the Interim Senior Minister at Christ Universal Temple in Chicago, moved his family and ministry headquarters from Tulsa, Oklahoma to Chicago where he is Founder/Executive Director of New Dimensions Chicago, building a local multi-cultural and radically Inclusive spiritual community that emphasizes radical inclusion, expanded consciousness and Self-Actualization (the development of the personal Self and Soul) and includes a cyber ministry reaching a global Internet audience of thousands.
His newest book, God Is Not A Christian, Nor A Jew, Muslim, Hindu…God Dwells With Us, In Us, Around Us, As Us, was published by Simon and Schuster and released in the spring of 2010. He is presently working on his next book titled “You’re Not In Trouble, You’re In Transition: Making, Managing and Mastering Change.”
Carlton Pearson Cancer
Around 2005, Pearson was diagnosed with prostate cancer.
Carlton Pearson Songs
- We’ll understand it better by and by
- Old Songs Medley
- I know the Lord Will Make A Way Somehow
- Father, I strech my hands to thee
- Shine On Me
- Jesus, I’ll never forget/He’s done so much for me
- How I Got Over
- Going to heaven to meet the king
- Precious Memories
- In the Arms of Jesus
- Forever You’re My King
- To Him Who Sits on the Throne
- Mother Sherman Story
- Old Songs Medley Highlights
- This Train
- Catch On Fire
- Near The Cross
- Is Your All on the Altar
- Praise the Lord With Me
- Church Medley
- Rain on My Field
- We Declare Your Glory
- Mighty God
- Come into This House
- I know I’ve been changed
- Come On and Praise the Lord
- Praise, Praise, Praise
- Jesus Be A Fence Around Me
- I Know the Lord
- He Lifted Me
- Take It by Force
- All the Way
Carlton Pearson Music Video
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