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Rev. Dr. Austin Lucas

Professor of Religious Education and Urban Ministry

Nyack College

HQ Phone: (845) 358-1710

Nyack College

Boon Campus Center 1 South Boulevard

Nyack, New York 10960

United States

Company Description

Nyack College is a Christian liberal arts college recognized by U.S. News and World Report for having one of the most diverse student populations in the nation. New York campuses are located in Nyack and New York City. Extension sites are in Washington, D... more

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Background Information

Employment History

English Teacher
University of Liberia

Professor of Religious Education and Urban Ministry
Alliance Theological Seminary

Affiliations

Founder
Agape Tabernacle International Fellowship

Founder
After School Tutorial Center

Education

Bachelor of Arts degree

Tufts University

Doctor of Education degree
Religion and Education
Teachers College at Columbia University

Doctor of Education degree
Religion and Education
Union Theological Seminary

Doctor of Ministry degree
Church Leadership Excellence
Wesley Theological Seminary

Master of Arts degree
Afro-American Studies
Boston University

Master of Divinity degree
Counseling and Family Ministry
Colgate Rochester Divinity School

Master of Education degree

Teachers College at Columbia University

Web References (4 Total References)


OUR APOSTLE/PASTOR - THE WELL AT AGAPE | NEW YORK

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Rev. Dr. Austin Lucas is revered for her vibrant and energetic preaching style that preempts a visionary and leader of leaders.

After forty-four (44) years of missionary service coupled with thirty-four (34) years of ordained ministry within the connectional African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church, Rev. Dr. Austin Lucas was provided the honor of Retirement from the Itinerant Ministry of the AME Churchat the 193rd Session of the New York Annual Conference of the First District of the AME Church. During her AME tenure, she served as the initial participant of the Teachers-In-Partnership Program sponsored by the AME Church. Her assignment was to Monrovia, Liberia (West Africa) within the Fourteenth Episcopal District where she taught English at the University of Liberia and Monrovia College. Since her initial 1974 missionary training in Monrovia, Liberia, she has: 1) sponsored subsequent Educational Mission Tours/Workshops [Haiti, West Africa and the Caribbean]; 2) established and co-founded ministries and programming internationally recognized as models of vision and change in Liberia [1974-1975], Pennsylvania [1976-1977] and New York [1977-1996]; and 3) spearheaded the establishment of youth programming [After Schools & Summer programs], the training of missionaries [youth and adults] and a Preparatory School. Under her Assistant Pastorate at Bridge Street AWME Church (1986-1996), the ministry evidenced tremendous growth in membership (700 to over 4,000), enterprise ($200,000 to a multi-million dollar enterprise), and spiritual enrichment (a flux of members seeking an one-on-one relationship with Christ in order to fulfill their purpose) in Bedford Stuyvesant and throughout New York City.
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In 1998, Rev. Dr. Austin Lucas founded the Agape Tabernacle International Fellowship which is headquartered in the Canarsie section of Brooklyn with satellite locations in Freeport, Harlem and Staten Island. Since its inception, Apostle Lucas has dedicated herself to an international ministry of transformation so all nations are encouraged to cultivate a personal relationship with God, manifest destiny, and discern the purpose of God in every life experience. The live broadcast of Agape Tabernacle International Fellowship, Bridge Over Troubled Waters, has blessed hundreds of thousands throughout the Tri-state area.
As an avid learner, Dr. Austin Lucas has earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Tufts University (Medford, MA); Master of Arts degree in Afro-American Studies from Boston University (Boston, MA); Master of Divinity degree in Counseling and Family Ministry from Colgate Rochester Divinity School (Rochester, NY); Master of Education degree from Teachers College at Columbia University (New York, NY); Doctor of Education degree in Religion and Education with an emphasis in Urban Education from Union Theological Seminary and Teachers College at Columbia University (New York, NY); and Doctor of Ministry degree in Life Together -- Spirituality for Transforming Community from Wesley Theological Seminary (Washington, D.C.). As a Master Teacher, Dr. Austin Lucas has taught at and/or collaborated with such renowned institutions as Auburn Theological Seminary, Medgar Evers College of the City University of New York, New York Theological Seminary, Shaw Divinity School, Spelman College and Union Theological Seminary. Dr. Austin Lucas currently equips seminarians for missions and ministry as Professor of Religious Education and Urban Ministry at the New York Campus of Nyack College and Alliance Theological Seminary (ATS).


Convent Avenue Baptist Church | Rev. Dr. Jesse T. Williams, Jr., Senior Pastor

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Having distinguished herself for three decades as a missionary, educator, and evangelist, Rev. Dr. Austin Lucas is revered for her vibrant and energetic preaching style that preempts a visionary and leader of leaders. In 1974 she served as the initial participant of the Teachers-In-Partnership Program sponsored by the AME Church. Her assignment was to Monrovia, Liberia (West Africa) within the Fourteenth Episcopal District where she taught English at the University of Liberia and Monrovia College. Since her initial missionary training in Monrovia, Liberia, Rev. Dr. Austin Lucas has sponsored subsequent Educational Mission Tours/Workshops to Haiti, West Africa and various countries throughout the Caribbean.

Armed with a call to missions, Rev. Dr. Austin Lucas effectively established and co-founded ministries and programming internationally recognized as models of vision and change. The formidable molding of such was formulated while serving in ministerial leadership at Eliza Turner AME Church in Monrovia, Liberia (1974-1975), Josie D. Heard AME Church in Philadelphia, PA (1976-1977), and Agape AME Church in Buffalo, NY (1977-1982). Her leadership at these institutions was essential to the establishment of youth programming, and the training of missionaries (youth and adults) under the auspices of the Women's Missionary Society (WMS) and its Young People's Department (YPD). During her ministerial leadership at Bridge Street AWME Church in Brooklyn, New York as Minister to Families (1982-1986), she continued her work with Youth while establishing the After School Tutorial Center and Summer Program and spearheaded the proposal for the Bridge Street Preparatory School.
In 1986, she was appointed Assistant Pastor and was responsible for the administration and/or implementation of community programming in her preceded role as it related to the Ethelyn Henderson Missionary Society, the After School Tutorial Center and Summer Program, and the founding of the Bridge Street Preparatory School, where she served as the first Chairman of the Board of Directors. Under her Assistant Pastorate (1986-1996), Bridge Street AWME Church evidenced tremendous growth in membership (700 to over 4,000), enterprise ($200,000 to a multi-million dollar enterprise), and spiritual enrichment (a flux of members seeking a one-on-one relationship with Christ in order to fulfill their purpose) realized in Bedford Stuyvesant and throughout New York City.
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In 1998, Rev. Dr. Austin Lucas founded the Agape Tabernacle International Fellowship. Since its inception, Apostle Lucas has dedicated herself to transform lives and nations, encourage the cultivation of a personal relationship with God and the manifestation of destiny, while shepherding disciples who have discerned the purpose of God in every life experience. The live broadcast of Agape Tabernacle International Fellowship, Bridge Over Troubled Waters Radio Broadcast, airs weekly on New York's First Gospel Station, WTHE 1520 AM (Sundays 3-3:30 PM).
Educationally, Dr. Austin Lucas has earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Tufts University (Medford, MA); Master of Arts in Afro-American Studies from Boston University (Boston, MA); Master of Divinity in Counseling and Family Ministry from Colgate Rochester Divinity School (Rochester, NY); Master of Education from Teachers College at Columbia University (New York, NY), and a Doctorate of Education in Religion and Education with an emphasis in Urban Education from Union Theological Seminary and Teachers College at Columbia University (New York, NY). As a Master Teacher, Dr. Austin Lucas has taught at and/or collaborated with such renowned institutions such as Auburn Theological Seminary, Medgar Evers College of the City University of New York, New York Theological Seminary, Shaw Divinity School, Spelman College and Union Theological Seminary. Dr. Austin Lucas currently equips seminarians for missions and ministry as Professor of Religious Education and Urban Ministry at the New York Campus of Nyack College and Alliance Theological Seminary (ATS).


Manifest Destiny X - Rev. Dr. Barbara Austin-Lucas

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Having distinguished herself for three decades as a missionary, educator, and evangelist, Rev. Dr. Austin Lucas is revered for her vibrant and energetic preaching style that preempts a visionary and leader of leaders.In 1974 she served as the initial participant of the Teachers-In-Partnership Program sponsored by the AME Church.Her assignment was to Monrovia, Liberia (West Africa) within the Fourteenth Episcopal District where she taught English at the University of Liberia and Monrovia College.Since her initial missionary training in Monrovia, Liberia, Rev. Dr. Austin Lucas has sponsored subsequent Educational Mission Tours/Workshops to Haiti, West Africa and various countries throughout the Caribbean.

Armed with a call to missions, Rev. Dr. Austin Lucas effectively established and co-founded ministries and programming internationally recognized as models of vision and change.The formidable molding of such was formulated while serving in ministerial leadership at Eliza Turner AME Church in Monrovia, Liberia (1974-1975), Josie D. Heard AME Church in Philadelphia, PA (1976-1977), and Agape AME Church in Buffalo, NY (1977-1982).Her leadership at these institutions was essential to the establishment of youth programming, and the training of missionaries (youth and adults) under the auspices of the Women's Missionary Society (WMS) and its Young People's Department (YPD).During her ministerial leadership at Bridge Street AWME Church in Brooklyn, New York as Minister to Families (1982-1986), she continued her work with Youth while establishing the After School Tutorial Center and Summer Program and spearheaded the proposal for the Bridge Street Preparatory School.
In 1986, she was appointed Assistant Pastor and was responsible for the administration and/or implementation of community programming in her preceded role as it related to the Ethelyn Henderson Missionary Society, the After School Tutorial Center and Summer Program, and the founding of the Bridge Street Preparatory School, where she served as the first Chairman of the Board of Directors.Under her Assistant Pastorate (1986-1996), Bridge Street AWME Church evidenced tremendous growth in membership (700 to over 4,000), enterprise ($200,000 to a multi-million dollar enterprise), and spiritual enrichment (a flux of members seeking a one-on-one relationship with Christ in order to fulfill their purpose) realized in Bedford Stuyvesant and throughout New York City.
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In 1998, Rev. Dr. Austin Lucas founded the Agape Tabernacle International Fellowship.Since its inception, Apostle Lucas has dedicated herself to transform lives and nations, encourage the cultivation of a personal relationship with God and the manifestation of destiny, while shepherding disciples who have discerned the purpose of God in every life experience.The live broadcast of Agape Tabernacle International Fellowship, Bridge Over Troubled Waters Radio Broadcast, airs weekly on New York's First Gospel Station, WTHE 1520 AM (Sundays 3-3:30 PM).
Educationally, Dr. Austin Lucas has earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Tufts University (Medford, MA); Master of Arts in Afro-American Studies from Boston University (Boston, MA); Master of Divinity in Counseling and Family Ministry from Colgate Rochester Divinity School (Rochester, NY); Master of Education from Teachers College at Columbia University (New York, NY), and a Doctorate of Education in Religion and Education with an emphasis in Urban Education from Union Theological Seminary and Teachers College at Columbia University (New York, NY).As a Master Teacher, Dr. Austin Lucas has taught at and/or collaborated with such renowned institutions such as Auburn Theological Seminary, Medgar Evers College of the City University of New York, New York Theological Seminary, Shaw Divinity School, Spelman College and Union Theological Seminary.Dr. Austin Lucas currently equips seminarians for missions and ministry as Professor of Religious Education and Urban Ministry at the New York Campus of Nyack College and Alliance Theological Seminary (ATS).


"God's promise to me was 'If ...

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"God's promise to me was 'If you go, I will open doors for you'," recalls Dr. Austin Lucas.

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Throughout her 25 years of ministering and teaching Christians worldwide, Rev. Dr. Austin Lucas has forged a reputation as a creative visionary and dedicated administrator.She served as the Assistant Pastor of Agape AME Church in Buffalo, NY, and Bridge Street AWME Church in Brooklyn.

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