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About Us

Bread of Life Bible Fellowship is committed to building you up in the faith of Jesus Christ! We are deeply rooted in the Holy Scriptures, life’s only guidebook. Whatever your age, gender, or race, there is a special place for you with us.

Our Pastor

Pastor Sam Harrell & Family


A native of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Pastor Sam received Jesus Christ as his Lord and Savior in 1979. Believing he was called by God to the Gospel ministry, he was licensed in 1989 by the Ezekiel Baptist Church in Southwest Philly. He received his Bachelors of Science in Bible with emphasis on Christian Leadership from Philadelphia College of Bible in 1997 (now, Cairn University), is a teaching preacher and lover of the Lord and His Word.

Sam writes contemporary Christian music (see:, serves as Pastor of Bethesda UMC, Director of Strategic Partnerships at American Bible Society, teaches part-time at Cairn University and consults Christian ministries through his Center for Christian Nonprofit Excellence, LLC.

In 2022, he and his lovely wife Rhodah celebrate 23 years of marriage together and 29 years as a couple. They are the blessed parents of three children: Christopher (22), Hope (18) and Gracie (14).

His life's verse is in Psalm 73:24-26 KJV

"24 Thou shalt guide me with thy counsel, and afterward receive me to glory.

25 Whom have I in heaven but thee? and there is none upon earth that I desire beside thee.

26 My flesh and my heart faileth: but God is the strength of my heart, and my portion for ever."

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