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Bishop Darryl Sylvester Brister was born in New Orleans, Louisiana on September 26, 1966. He received his license to preach in 1989 and was ordained on May 1, 1992, under the administration of Bishop Paul S. Morton, Sr.

On January 26, 1996, Bishop Brister was elevated to the highest position in the church, the office of a "Bishop". He was the youngest ordained Minister, at the age of 29, to be called to this office.

He serves as the Bishop of Protocol in the Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship.

He is married to Dionne Flot Brister and is the father of five children.

Bishop Brister has ministered the Word of God in several countries such as Japan, Holland, Korea, Iceland, and Europe. Since July 1993, Bishop Brister has served as Senior Pastor and Teacher of the Beacon Light Missionary Baptist Church, located in New Orleans, Louisiana. He attended Central Texas College, The School of the Prophets of Copperas Cove, and Union Baptist Theological Seminary of New Orleans. He received a Bachelor of Theology from McKinley Theological Seminary, a Master of Arts in Biblical Studies, a Doctor of Ministry, and a Doctor of Philosophy in Religious Studies from Friends International Christian University. He has an anointed calling on his life which has caused the congregation to surpass 6,000 faithful members, incorporated several seasonal institutes and revivals, nurtured numerous community outreach programs, and implemented 50 active in-house ministries.

Bishop Brister's leadership abilities have been recognized throughout the world. He was featured in the 1995 November edition of Ebony Magazine as one of the "Top 50 Leaders of Tomorrow" and in the January 2000 issue of Upscale Magazine's "Millennium Tribute to America's Most Outstanding Pastors". Bishop Brister is the author of six books that have ministered to thousands, and are entitled, Exposing the Enemy, The Monster Within, Recovering From Ruptured Relationships, Don't Fight The Process, Talk To Me Afterwards, and his most recent release, Look To The Hills. In March of 1999, Bishop Brister and the Beacon Light Mass Choir released their first CD entitled, "It's All About Him." He also serves as President and Founder of the Darryl S. Brister Bible College and Theological Seminary, established in August 1999.

Bishop Darryl S. Brister is a motivated man of God who has a deep hunger to win souls for Christ. He is committed to serving God, dedicated to following wherever God may lead, and excited as God is continuing to do " A Brand New Thing" within his life and ministry.

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