General Overseer:

Apostle/Bishop W. Lonnie Herndon

Compassion Covenant of Churches

Apostle/Bishop W. Lonnie Herndon Is an anointed man of God. He is married to the wonderful woman of God, Sister Kim Herndon with one beautiful daughter Kimberly. Apostle Herndon has been preaching the Gospel for over 15 years. Under his leadership the ministry has become known both nationally and internationally through television and radio broadcasts.

He has been instrumental in leading and sponsoring various mission trips to over seven countries. Apostle Herndon is continuously Advancing the Kingdom of God through the planting of various bible studies in key locations throughout the city and Delaware County. He is committed to being a change agent not only in the church, but also in the community. He is the founder of the Community of Compassion (CDC Corporation) and holds various positions with many organizational boards throughout the city of Philadelphia.

Bishop Herndon is the Senior Pastor of The Church of Christian Compassion in Philadelphia, PA, The First Baptist Church of Oakeola in Glenolden, PA and the founder/overseer of The Church of Christian Compassion Chester.  Bishop Herndon is also the founder of the Compassion Covenant Fellowship of Churches.  This covenant consist of over 30 churches in the Philadelphia and surrounding areas.  He provides spiritual guidance, wisdom, and accountability to other senior pastors who participate in the covenant.

Because of his many accomplishments, Pastor W. Lonnie Herndon gives all the Glory to God and he knows that without the Lord nothing that he has done and is doing could have been accomplished. To many, he is the embodiment of 1Timothy 3:1-7.