Joy Fellowship Baptist Church
        "Where There Is Joy In The Fellowship"

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Dr. Isaac L. Floyd is a native of Texarkana, Arkansas. He was born and raised there and is the oldest of four siblings.

After finishing high school, Dr. Floyd attended the University of Arkansas, Pine Bluff, where he earned his Bachelor’s degree in Secondary Education. He continued his educational pursuits and earned his Master’s Degree from Texas A&M University, Texarkana, Texas. He continued his studies through Andersonville Baptist Seminary where he completed his Doctorate of Theology.

Dr. Floyd worked in the field of education for fifteen years. He was a public school teacher and assistant principal of the Texarkana, Arkansas Board of Education prior to devoting full time to the work of the church. He taught five years at the Chicago Baptist Institute. He has been teaching at the National Baptist Convention, U.S.A., Inc. for over thirty years.

Prior to his relocation to Chicago in January 1992, Dr. Floyd pastored in the states of Arkansas and Texas. He was called into the ministry forty years ago and has pastured for forty years.  Dr. Floyd has also been used by God to assist many throughout the nation.

Dr. Floyd is nationally renowned for his various local, district, state and national affiliations in Christian education. His accolades include:

  • Pastor of Joy Fellowship Baptist Church, Lansing, IL – 2004 to present

  • President of the United Baptist State Convention of Illinois, Inc.

  • President of Developing Communities Project

  • President of New Alpha, CDC

  • President of Pastors 4 Change

  • Board of Trustees for National Baptist Convention, U.S.A., Inc.

  • Board of Trustees for Chicago Baptist Institute

  • Member of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity

  • Life Member of the National PTA

  • Vice President of the Nehemiah Restoration Coalition

  • Pastored Greater New Mt. Eagle Church, Chicago, IL – 1992 to 2004

  • Pastored Zion Travel Church, Clarksville, Tx – 1987 to 1992

  • Pastored Eleventh Street Church, Texarkana, Ak – 1983 to 1987

  • Pastored Mt. Zion Church, Texarkana, Ak – 1979 to 1983

Dr. Floyd  is the father of four lovely daughters and nine beautiful grandchildren. He is also married to his beautiful wife Suwanda Floyd.

"Where there is no vision, the people perish"  Proverbs 29:18.

Vision is the ability to see, perceive or discern beyond the present time.