Rev. Dr. Otis Moss III
Rev. Dr. Moss, the current Senior Pastor of Trinity United Church of Christ in Chicago, IL, is an accomplished author, speaker, and activist. He published his first book, Redemption in a Red Light
District in 1999 and co-authored The Gospel Re-Mix; How to Reach the Hip-Hop Generation in 2006.
His sermons articles and poetry have appeared in publications such as Power in the Pulpit II: America’s Most Effective Preachers, Joy to the World: Sermons From America’s Pulpit, Sound The Trumpet: Messages of Hope for Black Men, The Audacity of Faith: Christian Leaders Reflect on the Election of Barack Obama, Sojourners Magazine and The African American Pulpit Journal.
Rev. Dr. Moss is an ordained minister in the Progressive National Baptist Convention and the United Church of Christ, carrying dual standing in both denominations. He is a life member of the Progressive National Baptist Convention, board member of the Christian Century Magazine, Chaplain of the Children’s Defense Fund’s Samuel DeWitt Proctor Child Advocacy Conference.
Rev. Dr. Moss is married to his college sweetheart, the former Monica Brown of Orlando, Fl, a Spelman College and Columbia University graduate. They are the proud parents of two creative and humorous children, Elijah Wynton and Makayla Elon.