R.J. Burt, Sr.

Greater New Birth Church Milwaukee

Bishop R.J. Burt, Sr.

Bishop R.J. Burt, Sr. was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, where he currently resides. Bishop Burt is a lifelong learner; he has earned certification for various studies from Moody Bible Institute and a plethora of conferences. Bishop Burt attended the prestigious Marquette University from which he received a Bachelor of Arts Degree, and he also holds an Honorary Doctorate Degree from Logos Christian College.

In 1990, this great man of God was installed as Pastor of Greater New Birth Church where he continues to serve as Senior Pastor. Under his leadership, Greater New Birth Church provides training to youth and adults in various areas of leadership and outreach ministries that address many social skills in the community, a 6 -module ministers-in- training curriculum, and a staff of more than 120 ministers.

Greater New Birth Church is currently in the fourth and final phase of a multi-million dollar project. This project includes new sanctuary, a family life center equipped with classrooms and recreational space, economic development opportunities and outreach efforts. God’s divine will and Bishop Burt’s leadership have made it possible for Greater New Birth Church to bring God’s vision to reality with no outstanding debt attached to the project.