Blessings Beyond International Church |  3236 Burdette St. New Orleans, LA 70125 

+1.504.208.5456 |

Pastor's Bio

Rev. B. Lance Eden is originally from Slidell, Louisiana, near New Orleans. He is a third generation graduate from Dillard University with a Bachelor's degree in Mass Communication / Public Relations and a minor in Philosophy. Thereafter, he obtained his Master of Divinity Degree from Gammon Theological Seminary of Interdenominational Theological Center.

Rev. Eden has received many awards, honors, and has been featured in many publications.  

At the annual Louisiana Conference of the United Methodist Church in 2005, Rev. Eden was commissioned by the Board of Ordained Ministry as a Probationary Elder. He later was appointed as the pastor of First Street United Methodist Church in New Orleans, Louisiana. Through partnerships with Hands on New Orleans, Common Ground, and the church's own recovery agency, United Saints Recovery Project, the church has housed up to 100 volunteers per day and restored close to 360 homes. Rev. Eden was able to grow the church membership and managed to merge 3 congregations now known as First Street Peck Wesley United Methodist Church. 

In August of 2009, Rev. Eden founded Blessings Beyond International Church (BBIC) and states that starting BBIC was one of the best things that ever happened to him. 

In August of 2016, he married the love of his life, First Lady Lanell Eden, which has added to his dynamic effect. He currently is a Middle School Social Studies teacher at Einstein Charter School. 

Rev. Eden teaches unconditional acceptance of all God's people. His motto is: "Serving to be all God has called me to be."