Dr. Lagus E. McCoy is a native of Norfolk, VA. He attended Betty F. Williams and Woodstock Elementary. He's a graduate of Kempsville High School. He served as Youth Leader, Choir Director, Deacon, and Minister at Christian Antioch Church of God In Christ. In 1981, Dr. McCoy was called to pastor Jesus Church of Deliverance. In 2001, Dr McCoy received his Bachelor's Degree, from United Christian Bible College. In 2002, Dr. McCoy received his Doctorate of Divinity, from United Christian Bible College.
Dr. McCoy has shown on numerous occasions that a man's worth is not measured by what he can do for himself, but what he can do for others. Under his leadership, Jesus Church of Deliverance has continued to grow and prosper spiritually and naturally. In 1992, the present location was established at 5246 Jones Lane, Chesapeake, VA. Dr. McCoy is a leader who does not say, 'Get going", instead he says, "Let's Go" and he leads the way.
Dr. McCoy has been married for 38 years to First Lady Joyce McCoy and they have three daughters, Lagunette Winston, Michelle Wood, and Ebony McCoy, two son-in-laws, Richard Winton, III and William Wood, Sr. He has eight grandchildren, Alea, Rykea, William Jr, Tenea, LaShelle, Shamea, Anesisa, and Richard IV.
Dr. McCoy is a faithful, humble man that loves to praise and worship God at every opportunity. He is beyond doubt a true man of God that follows the vision that God has given him, for Jesus Church of Deliverance.