As of 2015, a variety of the late Bishop Gilbert E. Patterson's sermons are available on YouTube, and the most popular one is "At the Name Jesus." This is based on the number of views the video has received, which is more than one million.
Another highly popular sermon by Bishop Patterson is "Don't Lose the Glory." The YouTube video of this sermon has been viewed almost 800,000 times. "Don't Lose the Glory" was the last sermon Bishop Patterson preached before he died in 2007. Other popular Bishop Patterson sermons include "Let God Complete His Work in You" and "The Name Above All Names...Jesus."
Bishop Patterson was the presiding bishop of the Church of God in Christ, the largest African-Pentecostal denomination in the United States. He was known for his spellbinding sermons, which were regularly broadcast on the World Network, Black Entertainment Television and the Trinity Broadcasting Network. The Temple of Deliverance, a congregation he founded in 1975 in Memphis, had more than 6,000 active members by the year 2000.
Bishop Patterson was also editor and publisher of Bountiful Blessings Magazine, which had 100,000 subscribers when he passed away. Working through COGIC Charities, which he founded in 2002, Bishop Patterson raised more than a million dollars to help victims from Hurricane Katrina and other disasters.