Pastor James B. Logan was born in New York City to Deacons James and Mamie Logan.  He is a recipient of a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from York College of the City University of New York. Upon graduation from college, Rev. Logan worked for over 15 years in both the public and private sectors. His professional and career experience included a breadth of responsibilities in administration, human resources, training and development, clinical services, career coaching and benefits management. These assignments spanned industries such as Health Care, Pharmaceutical, Outplacement Services and Sports Management. He has also served as an adjunct professor at the College of New Rochelle, Manhattan Campus, teaching classes in Theology and The Black Church.

Pastor Logan was called to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ during his progressive growth in the public and private sectors.  However, God used him to be a light in the marketplace and to develop skills that would eventually be needed for the work of ministry planned for his life.

Pastor Logan was licensed and ordained to the gospel ministry under the leadership of his former Pastor, the late Reverend Dr. Clarence P. Grant at Convent Avenue Baptist Church in New York City. He is also a graduate of New York Theological Seminary with av Master of Divinity degree and is currently pursuing his Doctor of Ministry degree in Christian Education at Dallas Theological Seminary with concentrations in Marriage and Family Ministry and Change Management.

Pastor Logan served five years as the first full-time Executive Pastor of the Convent Avenue Baptist Church in New York City under his Senior Pastor, Rev. Dr. Jesse T. Williams, Jr.

On June 16, 2013, Pastor Logan was humbled to be called as the sixth Senior Pastor of the Messiah Baptist Church, Bridgeport, CT and installed on March 16, 2014.  He is concerned about equipping and seeing people live transformed lives through Christ while reaching their full potential.  He also has a burden to bring restoration and healing to families and broken relationships. Pastor Logan serves at Messiah with joy and great expectation of God doing a marvelous work through the ministry while impacting the community and the entire state of Connecticut.

Pastor Logan is happily married to his beautiful wife, Virginia Caroline, who continues to serve faithfully with him in ministry and under-girds him in prayer.

Pastor and Mrs. Logan are the proud parents of two lovely daughters, Olivia Savannah and Sydney Alexandria.

Pastor James B. and Lady Virginia C. partner together as they serve in their new roles at Messiah Baptist Church of Bridgeport, Connecticut and believe that through Christ, the best is yet to come!


210 Congress Street
Bridgeport, CT 06604


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