Bishop Paul Sylvester Morton (born July 30, 1950) is an American Baptist pastor. He is the senior pastor of Changing a Generation FGBC in Atlanta/Decatur, and Co-Pastor of Greater St. Stephen FGBC in New Orleans LA. He recently retired as the Presiding Bishop of Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship International. He is also a recording artist, author and founder of the Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship.
Paul Sylvester Morton is the son of the late Bishop C.L. Morton Sr. and the late Evangelist Matilda E. Morton. His father pastored two congregations, one in Windsor, Ontario named Mount Zion C.O.G.I.C in Canada and one in Detroit, Michigan named Mount Zion Tabernacle C.O.G.I.C, both were a part of the Church of God in Christ, Inc. Growing up, he exemplified a special talent in music. He sang with his brothers Bishop C.L. Morton Jr, Bishop James H. Morton, the lesser known, George Morton and became known all over the country. He was also the founder of a young singing group called the Junior Progressives and served as Director of the Youth Choir in his fathers’ church.
Bishop Morton graduated from the prestigious J. C. Patterson Collegiate Institute. He then attended St. Clair College, he excelled in the area of music. It was around this time he met a young man named LeRoy Bailey, Jr. LeRoy in 1971 was called to become the pastor of The First Baptist Church of Hartford In 1967, Paul Morton felt called by God to preach the Gospel. In 1972, He was led to city of New Orleans, Louisiana and to the Greater St. Stephen Missionary Baptist Church (now known as Greater St. Stephen Full Gospel Baptist Church) under the pastorate of Reverend Percy Simpson. Here he became an Assistant Pastor. He also attended and graduated from Union Baptist College and Theological Seminary of New Orleans, Louisiana.
Shortly after his appointment as Senior Pastor of St. Stephen MBC, Morton married the former Debra Brown, in December 1977. Together they have three children: Jasmine, Paul Jr., and Christiann. Later, his son Paul Jr. became a musician, called PJ Morton.