B. Courtney McBath is the senior founding pastor of Calvary Revival Church (CRC) in Norfolk, Virginia, and the presiding bishop of Calvary Alliance of Churches and Ministries, an organization serving leaders around the world.
Formerly an engineer and manager, McBath left his career in 1990 to establish CRC with his wife and co-pastor, Janeen. Since then the church has grown to thousands of weekly attendees and has been recognized by Outreach magazine as one of the largest churches in America. CRC supports a federal credit union, an accredited K-6 school system, and several church plants in Virginia as part of a greater church planting vision.
Calvary Alliance of Churches and Ministries, founded by McBath in 1998, serves leaders in the U.S., Europe, Africa, India, and the Caribbean. McBath’s television program, The Voice of Revival, airs on local and regional network stations.
McBath earned a Bachelor of Science degree in humanities and engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT); a Master of Arts degree in Biblical studies from Regent University; and a Doctor of Ministry degree from Providence Bible College and Theological Seminary. His columns have appeared in Charisma and Ministry Today magazines. He is the author of Maximize your Marriage, and his new book, Living @ the Next Level, was released in May 2008 by Howard Books, a division of Simon & Schuster. In 2009, he was also the recipient of the distinguished Black Men Role Model of the Year Award.
McBath and his wife, Janeen, live in Hampton Roads, VA. They have been married for more than thirty years and have a daughter, four sons, a son-in-law and two grandsons.