The staff at New Temple of Praise Church have spent many years devoted to the christian faith. Our staff enjoy sharing their faith and knowledge of Jesus Christ with our local church and the community at large.

Apostle Lalan J. Phillips

Apostle Lalan Phillips is the founder and Senior Pastor of New Temple of Praise Church who received and accepted the call of God to minister His Word to the people while in his teens.
He started as the Youth Pastor in his grandmother’s church and has taken his calling seriously since his youth. He has reached a vast number of young people through his music, teaching and preaching ministries.
He is a kingdom builder and has brought revival and deliverance to God’s people in various areas of their walk with God. He is an authentic soul winner for Christ.
He is faithful to his calling and labors diligently in the Word. From this ministry, several other ministries have been formed for which he has obtained the title of Apostle.
He is a wonderful counselor, excellent in spirit, graceful teacher and anointed preacher. He lives what he preaches and teaches. He desires that we would all be saved and recognize the potential that God has given us and not waste time but walk in faith and know that if God declared a thing, he will do what he says.

 Co-Pastor Sheila Phillips

Prophetess Sheila Phillips is an anointed and duly appointed woman of God, who has been called by God and through the leading of the Holy Ghost, has been equipped to minister the Word of God to his people. She is a woman who wears many hats. She is a wife, mother, and in addition she holds a Master’s Degree in Social Work / Counseling.
She preaches the uncompromising Word of God with such passion that believers understand what it is that God genuinely wants and is expecting from those who believe.
She is a woman of principle, humble, but firm in her desire to keep the people of God stirred up and walking in the right direction. She is not only a hearer of God’s Word, but a doer as well. She is an inspiration to those around her and a valued asset to the body of Christ.

Assistant Pastor Bridgette Rosborough

Assitant Pastor Bridgette Rosborough is a licensed and ordained Minister who serves as an advisor and teacher over several ministries. Those ministries include: Pastor’s Aide, New Members Orientation, Women and Men Auxiliary. In addition to these, she serves as the Church Coordinator.

Associate Pastor Dr. Debra Britton

Dr. Debra Britton is an licensed and ordained Minister and Clinical Psychologist. She is the advisor over the following ministries: Usher’s and Greeters, S.A.L.T Team, and Senior’s Ministry.

Youth Pastor Le’Kendrick Williams

Youth Pastor Le’Kendrick Williams is licensed and ordained Minister who serves as a teacher, counselor, and mentor to our youth. He is energetic and highly enthusiastic about sharing the Word of God with today’s youth. He is a writer, motivational speaker and passionate preacher plus a conference coordinator with a vision for change.