Bishop Q.L. Carswell ( Request to Speak )"The steps of a good man are ordered by the Lord: and he delighteth in his way. Though he fall, he shall not be utterly cast down: for the Lord upholdeth him with his hand." –Psalm 37:23-24
Ordained educator of the Word of GOD, fervent follower of Jesus Christ, prominent community activist, compelling messenger, visionary, spiritual leader, and founder of The Covenant Church, Senior Pastor Bishop Quincy Lavelle Carswell has lead thousands of souls to Christ. Bishop Carswell is an anointed and appointed man of GOD who consistently delivers profound exegesis of the Word in a way that provides real life application for healing, restoration, prosperity, deliverance, guidance, and solutions for the issues of today. His riveting messages have established him as an eminently acclaimed Preacher and Lecturer, often featured in National Conventions, Crusades and Conferences. The Atlanta Journal Constitution cited Bishop Carswell as one of Atlanta's most effective and influential Pastors producing a ministry that is "touching the lost, the least, and the left-out; and making an unparalleled impact across this nation."
Bishop Carswell was born and raised in Miami (Dade County), Florida. In 1968, he moved to Providence, Rhode Island with his family where he graduated from Mount Pleasant High School. Bishop Carswell holds degrees from Bethune-Cookman College (B.A.); Interdenominational Theological Seminary (Master of Divinity); Post Graduate Education at Harvard University; University of California (Doctor of Ministry); and multiple honorary degrees. Raised and nurtured in the church, he accepted his faith call to ministry at an early age and continues to fulfill the Great Commission of our Lord by imparting the gospel's good news.
In July 1993, Bishop Carswell organized Covenant Baptist Church and Ministries. Bishop Carswell was consecrated to the sacred office of Bishop on February 4, 2001. He is also President and C.E.O. of Quincy Carswell Ministries, Inc. Bishop Carswell has captivated congregations across the world for more than half of a century.
Bishop Carswell's commission propels him to service far beyond the pews and the pulpit of the Church and local assembly. He serves on several local, regional and national boards, task forces and committees. Bishop Carswell has traveled extensively both nationally and internationally engaging, influencing, and impacting lives for the cause of Christ. As a result of his persistent passion for ministry, Bishop Carswell is highly acclaimed and the recipient of many awards and recognitions.
A committed Christ-centered family man, Bishop Carswell is married to Gwendolyn Jones Carswell. He is the proud father of two children - Quinae' Aresia Ford and Quincy Lavelle Carswell, II and one grandson - Matthew Alexander Ford. According to Bishop Carswell, the dynamite and driving force that stimulates his enthusiasm for ministry is his family.