Apostle Sharon R. Robinson - Pastor
Apostle Robinson is one of eight children and is proud to say that she is a “PK” (Preacher’s Kid) born to Elder/Mother Priscilla & the late Elder Arthur P. Crawford. One of her greatest accomplishments is being the mother of her beautiful daughter, Kalona V. Robinson.
In September 1991, she began the ministerial study and the life application of the word, which would prepare her for the work of the Lord. In June 1993, she graduated and received a ministerial license from Cooper Memorial Bible School, and in January of 1994, she received a ministerial license from her own church, Macedonia Baptist Church. This was a tremendous work of the Lord in itself, for she was one of the three women who received a license in the 70-year history of the church. Later went, she was elevated and ordinated on July 6, 1997.
September 12, 1997 under the leadership of Apostle Sharon R. Robinson, she along with her Father, Elder Arthur P. Crawford co-founded and incorporated New Jerusalem Temple of the Living God (Inter-denominational), along with four members. The Lord, through His divine providence, opened the doors for the ministry on, July 12 1998 at the Expo Center, Pennsauken, NJ.
With a no-nonsense and practical approach to the gospel, Apostle Robinson has a divine understanding of the word of God and delivers the word with triumphant victory: breaking strongholds and destroying yokes. Known for operating in all nine gifts of Holy Spirit, walking in God’s Graces for miracles, deliverance, healing & casting out devils. She has preached nationally & internationally at Conferences, Revivals, Workshops, various Platforms & Arenas. In 2005 debuted “Divine Light” radio and TV Ministry. Whichever media platform, Apostle Robinson has always been noted for preaching an un-compromised message of power, faith, hope and the restoration of Jesus Christ. She’s prayed, counseled & sometimes was just a listening ear for countless men & women who called in to the weekly prayer line between 4:30-6:00 AM.
Apostle Robinson was employed with a non-profit organization, Burlington County Community Action Program for 13 years. In her tenure she served as Director of the Unified Child Care Services which required oversight of a 9 million dollar operation of Social Services Programs.
During her Pastorate, Apostle Robinson ministered weekly at Assistant Living Facilities where Senior Citizens were blessed with love, hope, compassion & the word of God. She ministered at Youth Correctional Facilities & became a mentor. She’s also ministered to Women at the Women’s Shelter in Willingboro, NJ.
God has extended her borders internationally. Currently, through the Grace of God, Apostle Robinson has connected with ministries in Kenya, Cameroon, France & Ghana.
December 31, 2008, New Jerusalem Temple of the Living God purchased their property and edifice on Collings Avenue in West Collingswood, New Jersey. April 11, 2010, Apostle Robinson was duly consecrated Bishop in the Lord’s Church, and on October 9, 2010, received the Apostle’s affirmation. After which formulating New Jerusalem Temple of the Living God Fellowship of Churches.
Apostle Robinson continues to be humbled by God’s divine providence for her life. “My aspiration is to fulfill God’s perfect will, His plan, and purpose that would effectuate change in the world.”
"For the weapons of our warfare are not carnal, but mighty through God to the pulling down of strongholds."
II Corinthians 10:4