Rev. Dr. Deland J. Myers,Sr.
Rev. Dr. Deland Myers, Sr. is the pastor of New Birth Online Church.
Rev. Myers is the founding pastor of New Birth Baptist Church in Fargo, North Dakota, which was founded in April of 2009. He also founded New Birth Baptist Church in Ames, Iowa in May of 2005.
Rev. Myers served as an Assistant Minister at Mt. Corinth Missionary Baptist Church in Hempstead, Texas until his retirement in August 2020 from Prairie View A&M University where he served as Endowed Professor of Food Systems. Rev. Myers also served as Chaplain of the Prairie View A&M University Football Team and Fellowship of Christian Athletes Advisor from 2015 until his retirement.
Reverend Myers has been a licensed minister since April of 2000 under the mentorship of the late, Pastor Terrance L. Shane of Friendship Baptist Church of Ames Iowa who is now at home with the Lord. He was ordained in June of 2005 by Pastor Ted Keys of Community Baptist Church in Waterloo Iowa.
Myers was a member of the Iowa Southern Baptist Sunday School Health Team from 2000 to 2005 teaching the development of adult Sunday school classes to member churches. He has been a member of the National Southern Baptist Sunday School Ministry Multiplier team and was also a Lifeway Consultant until founding of the New Birth Baptist Church in 2005. As a Lifeway Consultant, he has taught at the Southern Baptist Black Family Conference on Adult Sunday School.
Reverend Myers has been married to the love of his life, Eveadean Morrison Myers for 40 years and they are the parents of three children, Corey, Latisha and Deland II and seven grandchildren. After 6 years of dedicated service to the Fargo ministry he planted, and 5 years in Texas, God has set forth yet new opportunities and endeavors for he and his wife in this online ministry. Deep down he knows that God is not done with him yet, there is still much work in the vineyard for His chosen laborers.