Who is Raphael Warnock?
Raphael Warnock (full name: Raphael Gamaliel Warnock) is an American author and senior pastor of the historic Ebenezer Baptist Church. This was the spiritual home of The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Rev Warnock began his ministry work at a very early age having being born to two Pentecostal pastors. At the age of 35, Warnock became the fifth and the youngest person ever called to the senior pastorate of Ebenezer Baptist Church which was founded in 1886.
Before he joined Ebenezer Baptist Church which is referred to as “America’s Freedom Church,” Warnock was blessed to study and serve within the pastoral ranks of leading congregations which are known for their deep spiritual roots and strong public witness.
Dr. Warnock is a member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., the 100 Black Men of Atlanta, Inc. He is also a Lifetime Member of the NAACP. He has been recognized as one of “Atlanta’s 55 Most Powerful” by Atlanta magazine, among others.
His pastoral work has also been featured on CNN, the CBS Evening News, the Huffington Post, and in the Atlanta Journal and also Constitution. Constitution hailed him “a leader among Atlanta and national clergy, a fitting heir to the mantle once worn by The Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.”
Raphael Warnock Education
He graduated from Morehouse College cum laude in 1991, receiving a Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology. He is a graduate of the Leadership Program sponsored by the Greater Baltimore Committee. Dr. Warnock is also a graduate of the Summer Leadership Institute of Harvard University, and a graduate of Leadership Atlanta. Dr. Warnock also holds a Master of Divinity degree from Union Theological Seminary in New York City, from which he graduated with honors and distinctions.
Warnock continued his graduate studies at Union seeing his pastoral work as tied to the ministry of scholarship and the life of the mind. He went ahead receiving a Master of Philosophy degree and a Doctor of Philosophy degree in the field of systematic theology.
How Old is Raphael Warnock? | Birthday
Dr. Warnock’s age is not yet revealed. It is also not known when he celebrates his birthday.
Raphael Warnock Family
Dr. Warnock was born to two Pentecostal pastors. No further information is shared regarding his father, mother, and siblings.
Raphael Warnock Wife
Warnock is married to Oulèye Ndoye Warnock. The couple is blessed with two children.
Raphael Warnock Baby
Rev. Warnock and Ndoye have a daughter Chloé, and one son, Caleb.
Raphael Warnock Salary
Through his pastoral work, Dr. Warnock is believed to earn greatly. However, his salary is not yet disclosed.
Raphael Warnock Net Worth
As a senior pastor at Ebenezer Baptist Church, Warnock receives a huge amount as salary and has accumulated big net worth. However, his net worth is not yet disclosed.
Raphael Warnock Senate
On Thursday 30th January 2020, Rev. Warnock entered the race for the U.S. Senate with hopes of unifying Georgia Democrats in one of the nation’s premier 2020 contests. The senior pastor launched his campaign against U.S. Sen. Kelly Loeffler with a video. The video detailed his path from public housing in Savannah to the pulpit of Atlanta’s Ebenezer Baptist Church and a pledge to turn his progressive preaching into policy.
He also said that he plans to maintain his leadership role at the church, the spiritual home of King, a move that will invite more scrutiny of the famed Atlanta congregation.
Raphael Warnock Book
The senior pastor wrote the book entitled, The Divided Mind of the Black Church: Theology, Piety & Public Witness (NYU Press, 2014).