Moderator Isaac


Pastor, New Hope Granville Missionary Baptist Church


The Reverend James Isaac, III, is a native of Durham, NC. He is the son of Mr. James Isaac, Jr. and the late Mrs. Annie B. Isaac. He was licensed to preach the Gospel and ordained by the New Bethel Missionary Baptist Church of Durham. Pastor Isaac was educated in the Durham Public Schools System. He is a graduate of North Carolina A & T State University, Greensboro, NC, with a BS Degree in Computer Science. Reverend Isaac has furthered his studies at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary and Shaw University Divinity School.

He is a former member of the Board of Directors of the National Christian Student Leadership Consultation and the Association of Christian Student Leaders. He served as Second Vice-¬‐ Moderator and Executive Board Member of the Wake Missionary Baptist Association. He served on the Board of Directors of Method Day Care Center, Inc.

Reverend Isaac served as a member of the Minister’s Council of the General Baptist State Convention of NC and the Special Assistant to the National Director of the National Baptist Student Union.

Currently Pastor Isaac serves as the Moderator and Executive Board Member of the East Cedar Grove Missionary Baptist Association. He is the former pastor of the First Baptist Church, Chinquapin, NC and the Oberlin Baptist Church, Raleigh, NC. Reverend Isaac currently serves as pastor of the New Hope Granville Missionary Baptist Church in the Berea Community, Oxford, NC. and Moderator of Moderators ( General Baptist State Convention of North Carolina) 

Pastor Isaac is married to the former Cheryal Blount. They are the proud parents of three children, Jasmine Renee, James, IV, and Jessica Irene.

Former Moderators - Living

Rev. Dr. J.Eric Morgan, III



Mt. Vernon MBC

Rev. Robert Daniels



St. Johns MBC

Rev. Dr. William Richardson



First Community MBC

Rev. Dr. Langston Logan



Lawson Chapel MBC

Past Moderator of Moderators, GBSCNC

Rev. Mildred S. Chambers


First Female Moderator 

Associate Minister

Cedar Grove MBC

Rev. Dr. Harold Trice



Union Chapel MBC

Rev. Dr. James A. Richmond



Shady Hill MBC

Rev. Dr. James Smith



Mt. Calvary MBC

Past Moderator of Moderators, GBSCNC


Former Moderators-Deceased

Rev. J. M. Taylor

Acting Moderator 1895

Rev. A.R. Satterfield


Rev. J. T. Peace

Rev. Jerome Cozart

Rev. J.W. Daye

Rev. G. H. Tilley

Rev. Dr. John L. Tilley

Rev. S.T. Thomas

Rev. H. D. Eaton

Rev. Dr. A.S. Croom

Rev. G. W. Thomas

Rev. Dr. W. H. Fuller

Rev. U. R. Booker

Rev. A. L. Thompson

Rev. Dr. Frederick Terry

Rev. Leaman Gooch

Rev. S.P. Biggers

Rev. Dr. W. T. Bigelow

Rev. H. L. Timberlake

Rev. W.R. McNeal