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Bishop Michael Anthony Baston

Bishop Michael Anthony Baston is the presiding prelate of Called to the Nations Covenant Churches International, Inc. (CNCCI) and the Senior Pastor of St. Luke Cathedral, based in Laurelton, NY. Hailed by many as a pastor’s pastor, Bishop Baston’s focus is on helping churches develop family preservation strategies to resuscitate communities in crisis.

A national leader in higher education, Bishop Baston began his career as a college attorney and then moved into college administration. Today he is the President of Rockland Community College in New York.

Bishop Baston has three doctoral degrees –law, divinity and education. He attended Brooklyn Law School and graduated with a Juris Doctor, received a Doctorate of Divinity from the National School of Theology and earned his doctorate in Educational Executive Leadership at St. John Fisher College.

Bishop Baston’s favorite scripture is Matthew 5:16 –let your lights so shine before men, that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father which is in heaven. He is the husband of the love of his life, Prophetess Tasha S. Baston.