Pastor Anthony Burks is an ordained minister with the Assemblies of God. He was trained at Oral Roberts University where he received a Masters in Divinity. His call is to minister the love of Jesus Christ and to prepare the church through God’s message of hope.
Before becoming Senior Pastor at New Freedom, Pastor Burks was the Assistant Director of the Buffalo Teen Challenge for 7 years. In 1995, he, along with his wife, Annette, and son, Dorian, pioneered Living Hope Assembly of God in Cheektowaga, which later became New Freedom Assembly of God when it relocated to North Buffalo.