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 with Johns Hopkins, the University of Maryland, and numerous Faith Based and Community Coalitions, to feed, employ and empower hundreds of persons within the Sandtown-Winchester Community DMV and throughout the DMV.
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 on the Bishop’s Council of the Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship and on the Executive Council of the Kingdom Association of Covenant Pastors. A published author, musical artist, and radio personality, her Breathe Again EP is on digital media outlets, and her latest book, Leading With A Left hand, was released 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 an adjunct faculty program director, instructor, and cohort leader for the United Theological Seminary in Dayton, Ohio. She is the CEO of LMW Enterprises, Inc., a mother of three adult children, and 'glamma' of Josiah, whose life mission is to empower persons to live a victorious Christian life.