Bishop George Bloomer is a native of Brooklyn, New York. After serving as an evangelist for fourteen years, he began pastoring in 1996. Bloomer is the founder and senior pastor of Bethel Family Worship Center in Durham, North Carolina, but he continues to travel extensively, sharing with others his testimony of how the Lord delivered him from a life of poverty, drug abuse, sexual abuse, and mental anguish. He is the author of a number of books, including the best seller Witchcraft in the Pews. He also conducts many seminars dealing with relationships, finances, stress management, and spiritual warfare. Bloomer is founder of Young Witnesses for Christ, a youth evangelistic outreach ministry with several chapters on college campuses through the United States, and bishop of C.L.U.R.T. (Come Let Us Reason Together) International Assemblies, which includes over 80 churches nationwide and abroad.