Joseph Mattera has been in full-time ministry since 1980 and is currently the Presiding Bishop of Christ Covenant Coalition, one of the largest and most influential clergy groups in the greater New York region, working for citywide, national and global transformation. He is also Overseeing Bishop of Resurrection Church in New York, a multiethnic congregation of 40 nationalities that has successfully developed numerous leaders and holistic ministry in the New York region and beyond.
Joseph’s passion to see the Lordship of Christ revealed in every realm of society has resulted in extensive ministry nationally and internationally.
He has hosted his own radio and cable TV shows and is a regular contributor to Christian newspapers. Through the years has given numerous radio and television interviews, including guest appearances on nationally-known Christian networks such as TBN, Daystar Television Network, and Cornerstone Television Network. He is also the author of four theological books on the Kingdom of God, entitled Ruling in the Gates (2003), Kingdom Revolution (2009), Kingdom Awakening (2010), andWalk in Generational Blessings (2012). Numerous articles, position papers, seminars, sermons, podcasts and videos are presently posted on his website,www.josephmattera.org.
Joseph has also served on the board of Concerts of Prayer Greater New York, the Advisory Board of Worldvision New York, CURE (Community Understanding for Racial Equality), New York Billy Graham Crusade, and New York Clergy Coalition for Racial Reconciliation. He also serves as a consultant and mentor to numerous political, business and church leaders and has worked extensively with the NYPD, the local community board and numerous other service agencies.
Joseph has a Doctor of Ministry degree in Biblical Worldview from Bakke Graduate University, and is currently pursuing a Doctor of Ministry degree in Theology in Culture from the Antioch School. Joseph, his wife and their five children live in Brooklyn, New York.