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Our Pastor

Kyshawn Cedric White serves as the Pastor of the Second Providence Baptist Church in Harlem, NY.  Before beginning his Kingdom Mission at Second Providence the Lord blessed Pastor White to serve as an Associate Minister and disciple of the St. Luke Baptist Church under the leadership and spiritual guidance of Prophetic, Pastor and Teacher in that of The Reverend Dr. J. G. McCann, Sr. 
Pastor White is an anointed man of God who is on the cutting edge of prophetic ministry for the new millennium.  He is one that is not afraid to speak truth to power.  He is a man with a heart and love for people that is able to communicate the life changing message of the Gospel of Jesus Christ to reach across generational and social barriers to unite all for the Kingdom of God.  Pastor White has a passion to see the lost saved, the broken healed, and those in bondage set free.  He is truly one of God’s best and brightest.  Pastor White is a man of prayer and conviction who is in tune with the Holy Spirit and obedient to the move of God.  Humble, personable, compassionate, and approachable are just a few adjectives to describe him, but he prefers to be known simply as a servant of Jesus.
Pastor White is a highly sought after and in demand speaker due to his ability to communicate in a multigenerational manner.  He conducts workshops on the history, purpose, and effects of popular culture.  Pastor White is an anointed and gifted teacher of the Holy Scriptures and many people have experienced supernatural blessings through his teaching and to all that are present, it can be widely shared that he provided everyone with a great insight into understanding of the Word of God. 
Pastor White received the call to the Gospel Ministry on September 11, 2001.  Pastor White is dually ordained by both the National Baptist Convention USA Incorporated (UMBA) and the American Baptist Churches USA.
Pastor White earned his Bachelors of Business Administration degree from Baruch College in New York City, where he majored in Finance and Investments and minored in Political Science.  He is currently employed as a Vice President in the Global Banking Group for a prestigious Wall Street Investment Bank.  He earned his Master of Divinity Degree from Drew University Theological School in Madison, New Jersey.  He also earned his Doctorate of Ministry Degree in Transformative Leadership from the Historic Colgate Rochester Crozer Divinity School in Rochester, New York.

Pastor White is married to a beautiful and extremely anointed woman of God.  They are blessed with three lovely children.

Pastor White believes that the Word of God expresses His love for us, and for this reason, his favorite scripture is John 3:16:, “For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life.”