2011

Leadership & Service Award (Essex County, NJ)

2011

Community Service Award (Office of U.S. Senator Robert Menendez)

2011

Recognition Award (Township of Montclair, NJ)

2011

State of New Jersey Leadership Award

2011

Community Service Award (Office of U.S. Senator Frank Lautenberg)

2010

International Missions Award (Arise & Walk Foundation)

2009

Appointed by New Jersey Gov. Jon Corzine to Advisory Commission on Faith-Based Initiatives

2008

Thurgood Marshall Award for Excellence in Religion (NAACP)

2007

Defender of the Family Award (New Jersey Family Policy Council)

2006

Leadership Proclamation Award (State of New Jersey Executive Department)

2005

One of New Jersey’s Top 11 People to Watch in 2006 (The Star-Ledger: New Jersey’s biggest newspaper)

2004 & 2005

(Christ Church receives) One of America’s Most Innovative Churches of the Year Award (Church Business Magazine)

March 2004

Recognition Award for service to the community (Seton Hall University Educational Opportunity Program)

April 2002

Community Award for spiritual service resulting from the 9/11 terrorist attack in New York (Ambassador Advertising & Radio Stations WMCA & WWDJ) 

1994

Primary Panelist to debate “Prayer in the Public School” on a live, two-hour national TV show (Talk New York with news anchor Ernie Anastos)

1983-1984

Honors Research Fellow (Stevens Institute of Technology in Hoboken, NJ)