Rev. Eric Knatt, 1st Assistant Pastor
 

Christian Upbringing
2005-Present
Assistant Pastor - First Emanuel Baptist Church
Bible Study Teacher, Sunday School Teacher, Vacation Bible School Teacher, Director
of Street Outreach Ministry, Social Service Director; Grant Writer, Fund Raiser, Director
of Annual Christmas Toys Giveaway for Youth, Director of Thanksgiving Baskets for
Families, Director of Annual "Fathers of the Community" Banquet for Youth.

2003
Pastor - Second Bright Morning Star Baptist Church
Installed as Fifth pastor on November 14, 2003 by Cornerstone General Association
under the direction of Dr. Moses Gordon, III - President
Member of New Orleans Coalition of Ministers
Community Liaison Personnel for Youth Initiative

1998-2003
First Emanuel Baptist Church
Receive and acknowledged calling to ministry in July, 1997.
Obtained License to Preach (April 12, 1998) under Pastor Southall
Ordained to ministry (January 17, 2001) by Cornerstone General Association

1998-2003
Member of Cornerstone General Association of Associate Ministers

1981
Baptized by the late Rev. Dr. Larry W. Norbert, Sr. of St. John Baptist Church New
Iberia, LA


Education:

2003-Present
New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary
Currently working on Doctorate of Philosophy Degree - Psychology
1998-2003
New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary M.A., Psychology and Counseling M.A.,
marriage and Family Therapy
1989-1995
Nicholls State University
B.S., Biology - Pre Med, Minor – Chemistry, 1989
Who's Who among college students

Current Affiliations:
1988-Present
Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc. (Nu Alpha Chapter)
Vice-President 1988-1989
President 1989-1992, 1993-1995
NOBTS - Alumni Association.
Nicholls State University Alumni Association.
Central City Community Development Team
National Baptist Convention U.S.A., Inc.
CIT - Currently working on Clinical licenses (LPC, LAMFT, NCC) Social Worker.
1992 – Prince Hall Masons, St. John Lodge #15
1993 – Royal Arch Masons, Rose of Sharon Lodge #39
1994 – Knights Templar Commander Masons

Accomplishments:
Phi Beta Sigma, Fraternity, Inc. (Nu Alpha Chapter) Brother of the year 1990,1991, 1992
1993
Man of The Year - Our Lady of Victory Catholic Church 2003
SAGE - President 1992-1993
Nicholls State University - Football Team


Greatest Accomplishment:
"KNOWING GOD AND SERVING MANKIND!"