WHO IS SHERMAN GORDON?
Bishop Sherman A. Gordon, DMin
Father, Faith Walker, and Fearless Leader are words used to describe Bishop Sherman A. Gordon the
founding and Senior Pastor at Family of Faith Christian Center (F.O.F.C.C.) located at 345 E. Carson Street,
Long Beach, CA. On November 7, 2010, he stepped out on Faith and organized F.O.F.C.C. and since its
inception, it has grown by leaps and bounds.
This young, powerful Pastor, Preacher, Teacher, and Leader is able to build bridges and reach across
generations, gender, race, culture, and ethnicity that changes rebuilds, and restores lives. Parents and youth
in search of partnerships instead of persecution, guidance instead of guilt, and opportunity instead of
opposition often join after just one visit. According to Pastor Gordon, people frequent Family of Faith Christian
Center in multitudes because they “feel the warmth and love upon entering the church doors”. The church
stresses “kinship over membership”. Pastor Gordon maintains that members are not joining the
church - they are joining the family.
Bishop Sherman A. Gordon, DMin. has achieved much. He received his Bachelor of Arts in
Pre- Law/Sociology from the University of California Santa Barbara, a Masters of Arts in
Religion from the School of Theology at Claremont in Claremont, California, a Masters of
Education from the University of Phoenix and his doctoral degree (DMin) from the United
Theological Seminary in Dayton, Ohio. Dr. Gordon is an Educational Instructor at the
The University of Phoenix and active member of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. On July 11,
2017 Dr. Sherman A. Gordon was consecrated a bishop in The Lord’s Church within
Global United Fellowship under the leadership of Presiding Prelate, Bishop Neil C.
Gordon was recognized in The African American Pulpit as one of the ‘20 to Watch’.
Ebony Magazine refers to him as one of the ‘Young Leaders of the Future’. Bishop
Gordon's Biblical knowledge afforded him the opportunity to be a guest lecturer at
the Robert Schuller School of Ministry at the Crystal Cathedral in Garden Grove CA.
and a workshop leader at the Robert H. Schuller Institute of Successful Church Leadership. Believing that mission work starts at home before moving abroad, Bishop Gordon has engaged in mission work and projects within the United States such as after Hurricane Katrina where he traveled to New Orleans, Louisiana for aiding and comforting displaced residents. He also visited Gulfport, Mississippi to assist in rebuilding homes for the hurricane victims. Aside from engaging in mission work throughout North America, Bishop Gordon has been involved in projects on the continents of South America, Africa, and Europe.
Bishop Sherman A. Gordon founded Sherman Gordon Ministries in 2004. It is the goal of Sherman Gordon Ministries, Inc. to "Teach with Clarity, Preach with Simplicity, and Give with Charity." The ministry works continuously toward this goal through mentoring and molding young minds, educational workshops, exemplifying moral leadership, ministering the gospel, and being actively involved in community awareness.
Bishop Sherman A. Gordon is the proud parent of two children, Exodus and Eden Gordon. Many lives are touched by the life-changing, inspirational, uplifting, saving, and spirit-filled message of the Gospel.