Bishop George Bloomer’s Book Signing Benefits Local School Children | @BishopBloomer
Bishop George Bloomer’s recent Barnes & Noble book signing in Durham, North Carolina, was not your run-of-the-mill literary event. Packed with fans of Bloomer’s TV show “Rejoice In The Word” (The Word Network), members of his nearby church, social media followers, and listeners of The Light 103.9FM radio, broadcasting live from the store, the event was filled with soulful praise, prayer, and preaching.
“Break loose from those things that hold you hostage in this life,” Bishop Bloomer told the crowd. “If you pause to look at your own life, what do you see? Are you free to wholeheartedly be the man or woman God created you to be? Or is something hindering you from your full potential? If the answer is yes, this book will help you!”
Cheri Hodges, Community Business Development Manager for The Streets at Southpoint Barnes & Noble Durham, NC location, said that 715 copies of Break Loose were sold, particularly good news for students at Eastway Elementary School, located in a nearby disadvantaged neighborhood. Barnes & Noble partnered with Bishop Bloomer to donate a percentage of each sale to the school.
“Right now about $1,800 has been raised for the school,” Hodges said. “This will go a long way to help purchase new books for many needy children.”
Bishop Bloomer is the founder and senior pastor of Bethel Family Worship Center, a multicultural congregation in Durham. A native of Brooklyn, New York, Bishop Bloomer overcame difficult personal challenges, growing up in environment of poverty and drugs, and chose to use what he learned to help others facing similar circumstances through his ministry and books like Break Loose.
He is the author of numerous of books, including Authority Abusers, More of Him, Love, Dating, and Marriage, and Witchcraft in the Pews which has sold over a million copies and remains a perpetual bestseller.