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Bishop Neil C. Ellis Forms “Global United Fellowship” – Did Bishop Paul Morton Make a HUGE Mistake Letting Him Go?



neil_ellisJust weeks after Bishop Neil C. Ellis announced that he was leaving the Full Gospel Fellowship, he has began to flourish in a new fellowship recently created called “Global United Fellowship” or G.U.F.

The Bahamian preacher was unanimously elected as the head of the new fellowship which now features 80 local and international churches.

Ellis left Full Gospel Fellowship this Summer when Bishop Paul S. Morton decided to elect Bishop Joseph Walker III, as his successor when he retires in 2015. A position that many feel Bishop Neil Ellis was over-looked for because of his location outside of the United States. Located in the Bahamas, 18 Bahamian churches quickly withdrew their membership from the Full Gospel Fellowship and looked for new leadership.

As news outlets called it a split, Bishop Paul Morton was quick to address the issue with a letter stating that his fellowship is not split. Just weeks after that letter it is clear that the once prominent Full Gospel Fellowship is indeed split.

This could be the most significant split since members of the Baptist church split to form the Church of God in Christ (C.O.G.I.C.) around 1890. This split happened as a result of sanctification differences in theology, but the formation of this new fellowship could be just as significant to the body of Christ nearly one hundred years later.

Did Bishop Paul Morton lack vision to think internationally?

The Executive Secretary of G.U.F. stated, “The launch event is shaping up to be a major installation service that will attract more than 200 delegates from at least five different countries including: South Africa, Europe and Canada.”

Mega-Church Pastors are now speaking out about the new G.U.F. fellowship, and its Presiding Bishop, Neil C. Ellis.

ellis11“Bishop Neil C. Ellis has not come to this place in a vacuum but after many years of faithful service, study and prayerful contemplation. He has called together a group of pastors to form yet another fellowship. The question arises, ‘Why, another fellowship? Why another movement? Why another organization?’ I’ve learned that God, throughout the history of man, always starts afresh with a tender heart and brighter understanding of his ways and wonders. The Church of Jesus Christ has evolved many times since its founder declared that he would ‘build his church’. The very word build suggests a continuum of structures and each new action adds another layer, floor and brick to the great ‘kingdom building’. And so, Bishop Ellis and the G.U.F. come from several Communions in Christ to form a latter day fellowship that resembles the ancient church but takes on its proper modernity. Until the whole world is reached and the Savior returns – there is always room for one more thought and one more move of God.” – Bishop J. Delano Ellis, Metropolitan, The Joint College of Bishops.”

bishop-walter-thomasBishop Walter Thomas, renowned teacher, preacher and Bible scholar said regarding his friend, “Bishop Neil C. Ellis is a leader well respected in the international community. It will be a tremendous blessing to the Body of Christ as he takes leadership of G.U.F. and guides them into Kingdom responsibility.”

 

Kenneth_Ulmer“Global United Fellowship is an end time manifestation of new wine in new wine skins. Bishop Neil Ellis brings a fresh anointing of creative leadership and spirit-filled discipleship development for such a time as this.” – Bishop Kenneth C. Ulmer, Presiding Bishop of Macedonia International Bible Fellowship.

A Service of Episcopal Institution and Inauguration will be held on Wednesday, November 6, 2013, in the Grand Ball Room at The Atlantis Resort on Paradise Island with Archbishop J. Delano Ellis as Chief Celebrant. Con-Celebrants are Archbishop Alfred Owens and Presiding Bishop Kenneth Ulmer.

Keep your eye on this new fellowship, and may they continue to save souls through Jesus Christ.

About Bishop Ellis: The Pastor of Mount Tabor Church and is one of the fastest growing churches in The Bahamas with a membership of several thousand. Bishop Ellis was inducted onto the Martin Luther King’s Walk of Fame in Atlanta alongside Oprah Winfrey, Bill Cosby, Rosa Parks, Sidney Poitier, and Nelson Mandela. Bishop Ellis’ other honors include: Civil Society’s “Living Legend” in The Bahamas Award, the CMG (an award issued by Queen Elizabeth II), and many more. Ellis is married to Lady Patrice Ellis and they have two beautiful children, Renechea and Johnathan Ellis.


  • BISHOP DEMETRIUS ZOUNGRANA

    PRAISE GOD.BISHOP NEIL IS POWERFUL MAN OF GOD BOLD AND WELL EQUIPPED TO LEAD THIS GENERATION TO A NEW LEVEL.MAY GOD BLESS HIM.

  • Pastor Johnson

    The statement that Full Gospel is split from COGIC is incorrect. Full Gospel is a break from traditional Baptist who did not accept the doctrine of sanctification and holiness as espoused in most Pentecostal churches, COGIC notwithstanding. Not vey many, if any COGIC pastors left COGIC to form FGBF under Morton’s leadership.

    • Jason Madison

      The Statement of Bishop Morton Electing Bishop Walker is false. He didn’t even vote.

  • Tithing Lie

    And none of it will make one bit of difference in the communities where all of these churches are located.

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  • ishineushine

    OMG!!!!!

  • ishineushine

    REALLY!!!! THIS WHOLE ORDEAL SOUNDS TO BE A MESS…. BISHOP NEIL ELLIS WHAT A WONDERFUL MAN OF GOD I LOVE THIS MAN WIYH THE LOVE OF JESUS…. I KNOW HE WOULD HAVE BEEN THE MAN FOR THE FULL GOSPEL AS PRESIDING BISHOP SEAMING THAT THERE ARE NO SCANDALS ON HIM… WE NEED TRUE MEN AND WOMEN OF GOD TO SERVE AS LEADERS FOR CHRIST AS CHRIST HIMSELF. CHRIST DIDN’T LIVE LIKE THESE SO CALLED MEN AND WOMEN LEADERS OF TODAY OF GOD PLEASE!!! GOD IS CALLING FOR HOLINESS BECAUSE IT IS STILL RIGHT….I’M NOT CALLING NO NAMES SO BEAR NO BLAME BUT PREACHERS YOU JUST CAN’T BE PREACHERS AND PASTORS AND SLEEP AROUND THE CHURCHES WITH YOUR WOMEN IN THE CHURCHES AND HAVE THEM AFRAID TO EXPOSE YOU. IT IS SO SO SAD THAT AS A BLACK CHURCH WE HAVE TO PUT UP WITH ALL THE MESS INSIDE THE CHURCH OMG!!!!!!!!I IT’S NOT SUPPOSED TO BE HARD TO LIVE FOR GOD.. THE BIBLE SAYS THE WAY OF A TRANSGRESSOR IS HARD…..BISHOP NEIL ELLIS YOU DID THE RIGHT THING TO TURN AND WALK AWAY FROM IT ALL AND FOR THE OTHER 18 CHURCHES THAT TAGGED ALONG MAY GOD BLESS YOU ALL…. I THINK YOU DID THE RIGHT THING….BE ENCOURAGED AND HOLD YOU HEAD HIGH AS GOD TAKE YOU FROM GLORY TO GLORY…. I LOVE IT :-0)

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