The Pastors

David And Brenda Traynham 

Pastors David and Brenda have a heart to see people of all walks of life and races come to the saving knowledge of Jesus Christ; grow to their full potential; mature in their Christian character; and become worshippers of our Heavenly Father.

Pastor David is a life-long resident of Albany, New York. He received Jesus Christ as his personal Savior in 1982 and was ordained into Christian ministry in 1990 by the  House of Praise Ministries. Together he and Brenda began what is now New Horizons Christian Church.

A graduate of Philip Schuyler Senior High School and the National Outreach Bible Institute, he remains an avid student of the Word of God.

Pastor Brenda is a long time resident of Albany, New York. Born in Shubuta, Mississippi she came to Albany in 1972 where she received Jesus Christ as her personal Savior in 1982.

Pastor Brenda is a graduate of Maria College and received formal instruction from various educational institutions. She was ordained into Christian ministry in 1995.

David and Brenda were married on October 27, 1984. The Father's grace has remained upon them through the years as to this union were born two daughters.

In 1986 Kantrell added to their joy and 1988 Tyese graced them with her presence and charm.

Starting New Horizons in 1990 and having a strong emphasis on teaching and living the Word of God, the church has evolved into a body of Believers whose desire it is to worship the Father in Spirit and Truth while demonstrating their love to the Son, Jesus Christ by obeying His commands.

They are the proud grandparents of three grandsons: Andre Malik, Richard Davion, and Romario Ishmael.

Pastors David and Brenda consider it a privilege to be members of the Network of Local Churches. Founded in 1999 under the apostleship of La Fayette Scales of Columbus, Ohio and formally organized in August, 2002.