Bishop Lisa M. Weah is a woman full of purpose, passion and power! As Senior Pastor of the New Bethlehem Baptist Church in Baltimore, Maryland, she has embraced becoming not only the third Pastor in the church's history, but also its first female pastor. With a team of growing servant leaders and volunteers, she has partnered with various agencies to feed and employ hundreds of persons within the DMV; with Johns Hopkins' Project RESTORE to develop church-based HIV intervention and support, and with the No Boundaries Coalition to provide an on campus COVID19 vaccination clinic for the Sandtown-Winchester Community.. Desiring to ensure the mental and spiritual health of her congregation and community, she has launched several initiatives, including: the NBBC Empowerment Institute; the Dream Life Center CDC; the Dreamscape Entrepreneurial Showcase; a satellite Renaissance Christian Counseling Center on the NBBC campus; and The NBBC Online.
Bishop Weah serves as Bishop of Auxiliary Bishops and General Overseers within the Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship. She is an Executive Council member of the Kingdom Association of Covenant Pastors, and a Gubernatorial appointee to the MD 529 Board. A published author, artist, and radio personality, her Breathe Again EP is on digital media outlets, and her new book is scheduled for release in Fall of 2021. ''The Maximize Moment w/Dr. Lisa Weah' airs weekly on WEAA 88.9FM's Gospel Grace Morning Show, and on her YouTube channel.
She holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Maryland at College Park; and Master of Divinity and Doctor of Ministry degrees from Howard University. Bishop Weah is a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. and a Doctor of Ministry Program cohort leader for the United Theological Seminary in Dayton, Ohio. She is the CEO of LMW Media, a mother of three adult children, and 'glamma' of Josiah, whose life mission is to empower persons to live a victorious Christian life.