Bishop Ronnie C. Crudup, Sr.

Ronnie C. Crudup, Sr., is the Administrative Bishop for the Fellowship of International Churches. He is also Senior Pastor of New Horizon Church International, an exciting and rapidly growing church in Jackson, Mississippi, which he founded in 1987. He is highly regarded as a compassionate pastor, prolific Bible teacher, dynamic preacher, and visionary leader who proclaims a message of consecration and empowerment to the masses and gives practical steps on how to fulfill one’s divine calling and destiny in Christ.

Bishop Crudup earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Jackson State University and a Master of Divinity degree from Reformed Theological Seminary. He is the Founder and President of New Horizon Ministries, Inc., a non-profit organization that operates five community-based programs throughout the City of Jackson, the We Make it Better Foundation, and Ekklesia School of Ministry and Theology.

As Co-founder and CEO of the Mississippi Faith-Based Coalition for Community Renewal and Chairman of the Jackson Redevelopment Authority, he also serves on the boards of numerous local, state and national community development organizations. These include: Transformation Jackson, Merit Health, Working Together Jackson, and The Hope/Enterprise Corporation.

Bishop Crudup is known to be a man of great faith who is on the move for the Lord. He is a
frequent speaker in schools, churches and prisons across the country. He is host of “New Horizon Presents” and “The Issues” – a television broadcast ministry and is passionately involved in international missions in Malawi, South Africa, and Zambia. Countless thousands know him by his signature statement, “To Count It All Joy.”

Bishop Crudup and his wife, the former Jacqueline J. Frazier, have been married for over 42 years. They are the proud parents of four children: Ronnie Jr., Nadia, Hillman, and Arlintha. They have eight grandchildren, Amari, Ayinde, Nya, Isaac, Robin, Ronit, David, and Alora.