At New Light, we are reaching the world ~ through ministry and Biblical teaching through the word of God so that people can live life at its best.
New Light Baptist Church will equip, empower and encourage a community of believers with timeless principles that are practical, biblically sound and culturally relevant; so that believers and the un-churched can established a personal relationship with Jesus Christ, commitment to church membership and Christian stewardship.
Our Core Values
DISCIPLESHIP: Build strong families that understand their purposes.
STEWARDSHIP: Build a healthy ministry to fulfill its God-given destiny.
FELLOWSHIP: Build healthy relationships through recreation and balanced activities.
EVANGELISM: Build the physical and spiritual beings through restoration and reconciliation.
A Church On The Move,
Reaching The World
John W. Jasper, Jr. was born on November 22, 1966 in Houston, Texas the late Rev. John W. Jasper, Sr. and Mrs. Mammie Jasper.
He accepted Christ as his personal Savior during his youth and was baptized at Sunshine Church of God in Christ. It was there where he accepted his call to the gospel ministry in 1991. Rev. Jasper was a faithful member there for more than 20 years.
During such time he attended Houston Public Schools and received his high school diploma from Wheatley High School. Later he attended Inner Baptist Theology Center in Houston, Texas where he received a Bachelor of Theology in May 1994.
In 2001, Rev. Jasper was appointed as the Assistant Pastor of the New Light Baptist Church under the dynamic leadership of the late Pastor Doise A. Easley. He served in this position for three years. On November 2003, Pastor Easley resigned as Senior Pastor and appointed Rev. Jasper as Senior Pastor of the New Light Baptist Church in the presence of the congregation.
In December 2009, Pastor Jasper was appointed Office of Bishop.
The anointing that rests on the life of Bishop Jasper has allowed the evangelism, ministry, fellowship and discipleship activities of the New Light Baptist Church family to overflow. Bishop Jasper is committed to taking God's Word to a hurting and lost generation as he builds people of PURPOSE, POWER and PRAISE.
His personal mission is to: Employ his God-given gifts and abilities to effectively communicate the Gospel of Jesus Christ in such a way that it is applicable to life and encourages triumphant living.
Bishop Jasper is married to the love of his life, Angela Jasper. He is the proud father of six children: Lacy Robins, Xavier Bloodsaw, Jana Rogers, Sharlishia Valentine, Javonta Jasper and John Jasper III. He is the proud grandfather of Jayden Robins, Jermarion Rogers, Zoey Bloodshaw and Jaycie Robins.