|A Tribute To Our Founder Bishop Kevin E. Wright|
Bishop Kevin E. Wright was the Senior Pastor of Word of Faith Christian Center, Jackson, Mississippi for 15 years. Bishop Keith A. Butler is currently the Senior Pastor of the Jackson, Missisissippi church and has renamed it to Faith4Life Church.
After graduating from Rhema Bible Training Center, Tulsa, OK, in 1983, Bishop Wright committed to serve God wherever he was planted. He returned to his home church – Word of Faith International Christian Center in Detroit, MI, under the leadership of Bishop Keith A. Butler, where he served faithfully for over 15 years.
God exalted him from Youth Minister at the headquarter church to Senior Pastor of Word of Faith Christian Center, Saginaw, Michigan. After successfully pastoring for two years, God moved him back to Detroit to serve as Senior Assistant Pastor to Bishop Butler.
In 1995, the Lord confirmed to Bishop Wright that he was to pastor a church in Jackson, Mississippi. Word of Faith Christian Center, Jackson, Mississippi, opened its doors August 6, 1995. In the past ten years, Word of Faith Christian Center has experienced supernatural growth evidenced by the rapidly growing congregation of over 4500 members with the main church located on a beautiful 264 acre campus. In 2004, Pastor Wright was ordained Bishop Kevin E. Wright as a result of his faithful and devoted service, founding WOFCC – Vicksburg, Mississippi; WOFCC – Hattiesburg, Mississippi; WOFCC – Yazoo City, Mississippi and WOFCC – Meridian, Mississippi. In 2006, a partnership was established with The IKaya Labantu Shelter in Cape Town, South Africa to support an orphanage & homeless shelter. Close to 100 children are housed in the facilities, many are victims of HIV/ AIDS.
Bishop Wright also serves as the president of Word of Faith Foundation (WOFF), a 501 (c) (3) corporation that works to bridge the gap between the church and the community. The WOFF established one of the largest mentoring programs in the Southeastern United States. Also, one of the largest outreach ministries in Mississippi was established under Wright’s leadership. His passion is empowering people through his line upon line, precept upon precept approach to ministry. Thousands have been tremendously blessed – spirit, soul, and body.
Bishop Kevin E. Wright and his lovely wife Pastor Leslie D. Wright are the proud parents of five children: Joshua, Stephen, Melissa, Daniel and Micah.