The call

I Samuel 17:29

Empowering people to apply the Word of God to their daily lives with simplicity and accuracy. Propelling them forward to achieve victory in every area of their lives, their community and throughout the world. Declaring and demonstrating Jesus is Lord

Our Pastor

Bishop Priester is the Senior Pastor of Light of the World Ministries International and Administrator of International Light Fellowship of Churches, which serves members worldwide.  By direction of the Holy Spirit has a goal to spread God’s word around the world with simplicity. He has lived a life of service to others including over 40 years serving in ministry. He is committed to teaching the Good News of Jesus Christ to people all over the world, literally changing the world one person at a time. Born in Mt. Tabor Baptist Church , then served in several areas of Deliverance Evangelistic Church while being mentored by Pastor Benjamin Smith. Continued training with Rhema , and Kenneth Copeland Ministries.

Former Special Operation Marine who has held numerous assignment around the world. He supervised search and rescue operations during the 9/11 attacks on World Trade Center, worked on the front lines to resolve conflict during Baltimore, MD and Freguson, MO riots. A former Treasury Manager of one of  largest international financial institutions. Bishop Priester is a born again, blood washed, Holy Spirit filled man of God.  Driven by the compassion of God to reach the lost and love all people. He is committed to living and teaching the principles of the Word of a God while selflessly advocating for those in need.​

Bishop’s call came in the form of a question from God , then by direction.  “What is it that you are willing to give up so that people can have more of Me?” He was then directed to resign from his secular career and began Bible College.  Bishop Priester has a degree in Divinity & Theological Science and numerous other certifications and credentials. He also has been awarded several honorary certificates and humanitarian awards. 

Our Commitment

  • Love
  • Faith
  • Integrity
  • Excellence
  • Commitment
  • Accountability
  • Diligence
  • Service

Our Passsion

Light of the World Ministries International is a teaching church who loves people. We empower you to live out God’s vision, purpose and plan for your live. We are assisting generations in growing in the knowledge of the kingdom of God while demonstrating the power of God. Understanding His grace through a life-changing personal relationship with Jesus Christ.

  • Win souls
  • Renew minds
  • Teach the Word of God
  • Strengthen families
  • Develop leaders