MEET OUR MINISTRY STAFF
|Bishop Thomas Clark, IV - Senior Pastor - worlddeliverance.net@wdcc|
|Lady Felicia Clark - General Overseer of Women Ministry|
|Bishop T. A. Clark, Jr - General Overseer of Christian Education Ministry - yahoo.com@bishop3525|
|Elder Stevyn Bonner - General Overseer of Administration Ministry - att.net@jesuschrist25|
Elder Yvette Mckinnie - General Overseer of Evangelism Ministry|
Elder Yvette L. McKinnie was born in Chicago, IL on February 26, 1969. She is the youngest and the only daughter of Jesse and Minister LaAndrea Turner. She is the proud mother of two children, Octavia M. McKinnie and Michael McKinnie, Jr.
In 1983, she graduated from Burbank Elementary School, where she picked up Sign Language for a very special autistic cousin. She then attended Edward G. Foreman High School. After graduating in 1987, she attended Northwestern University in Evanston, IL, where she received her Associates Degree. She is seeking to further her education with a degree in Theology.
Elder McKinnie has attended numerous classes, trainings and conferences, as well as teaching classes to youth and adults. She has numerous certificates of completion. In 2007, while under the leadership of Bishop T.A. Clark, Jr. (former Faith Deliverance Christian Center), she was called into the Ministry. In 2008, she was licensed as a Minister to Preach, Teach and Evangelize the Gospel. In 2011, she bacame a Charter member of World Deliverance Christian Center under the Leadership of Bishop Thomas A. Clark, IV. In 2013, she was Ordained as an Elder.
At World Deliverance she serves a General Overseer of the Evangelism Ministry, Overseer of T.A.C. (Teens Anointed for Christ) and Teacher in the Ministry of Christian Education. She also is the Assistant Overseer of Evangelism for Faith Tabernacle Outreach Ministries (FTOM). Elder McKinnie has also travelled to South Africa, preaching and teaching the Word of God.
She has been employed with the Cook County Sheriff's Department for the past 22 years. During her years of service, she has recognized that she has been called to reach the lost, to heal the broken hearted, to pull down, to build, to plant and to restore lives. While working as a Cook County Sheriff, she has encountered many lost souls, hopelessness, broken hearted and much more. Her goal is to reach the lost generation so that the Kingdom of God will increase. She has a heart for God's people and loves talking about the Word of God to all.
Through many trials, tribulations and struggles that she may go through, as well as her victories, she continues to hold on to God's Word - Psalms 46:10 "Be still and know that I am God: I will be exalted among the heathen, I will be exalted in the earth."
Elder Patricia Tillman - Overseer of Public Relations/Communications - yahoo.com@triciatillman|
Elder Patricia C.Tillman is the youngest of three children born to Bishop T.A. Clark, Jr. and Elder Patricia O. Clark. Elder Tillman preached her first sermon on February 14, 2006 and was Ordained in March of 2009 under the Leadership of Bishop T. A. Clark, Jr. Elder Tillman has been Blessed with the Gifts of Prophecy and Laying on of Hands. Elder Tillman was instrumental and served on the Task Force when planning and organizing World Deliverance Christian Center. Elder Tillman serves as Overseer of Public Relations & Communications. Elder Tillman serves as a teacher in the Children's Church, teaches Church School and helps out around WDCC where ever needed. Elder Tillman received her Associates Degree in Biblical Studies from World Deliverance Bible Institute. Elder Tillman has also studied Early Childhood Education and has received her Paraprofessional Teaching License with both NCLB and State of IL approval. Elder Tillman is married to Catheuss D. Tillman and they are parents to Kendall ,Tarnecia, Monique, Catheuss, Quinton and Victoria.
|Minister Jeanette Hoskins - General Overseer of Missions Ministry|
Elder Marissa Clark - Administrative Assistant to Bishop Clark - General Overseer of Youth and Children's Ministry - yahoo.com@ypastor1|
Elder Marissa C. Clark is the second of three children born to Bishop T.A. & Elder Patricia O. Clark. She is the mother of one daughter, Messenger Kyla Clark. Elder Marissa accepted Jesus Christ as her Lord & Savior and was baptized in 1980 at New Morning Star M.B. Church. She accepted her call into the Gospel Ministry and preached her first sermon in July of 1996. Elder Marissa was licensed in 1998 and ordained in 2003. She formerly served as Youth Pastor at Faith Deliverance Christian Center from 2002-2010 and was affectionately called “Pastor Rissa.” She studied Psychology & Early Childhood Education and received her Paraprofessional Teaching License with NCLB and State of IL Approval. Elder Marissa went on to receive her Associate's Degree in Biblical Studies from World Deliverance Bible Institute, in association with International Bible Institute, Hacienda Heights, CA.
From May of 2005 until September of 2011, she was employed at Lutheran Child & Family Services of Illinois where she worked in Administration, Adoption, Human Resources and Training. Elder Marissa is a member of World Deliverance Christian Center under the leadership of Bishop Thomas A. Clark, IV. At World Deliverance she serves as the General Overseer of Youth & Children’s Ministry, Administrative Assistant to Bishop Clark, Overseer of Administrative Support, Praise Team Coordinator, Intake Counselor and Ministerial Alliance. She also served on the Organizational Task Force for World Deliverance Christian Center and is a former Board Member. She loves the Lord with all of her heart and enjoys helping others. Some of her hobbies include: movies, comedy clubs, reading, shopping, helping others and spending time with her family and friends.
|To Be Determined - General Overseer of Spiritual Nuturing Ministry|
|Deacon Pauline Ray - General Overseer of Helps Ministry|
Elder Timothy Bell - General Overseer of Shepherd's Helpers Ministry - gmail.com@tob821|
Elder Timothy Bell is the oldest out of two born to Marilyn Bell and the youngest of four born to two special parents, Bishop T.A. Clark Jr. and Elder Patricia Clark. He is the proud husband of a beautiful, loving, and caring wife, Starisha Bell, since September 11, 2010. Out of this union, they are blessed with 4 children: Danaeja; Tamaiya; Timothy, Jr.; Timotheus. They are also blessed with three special children: Morgan Jones; Zachariah McBride; and nephew Tyshawn Ward.
Elder Bell accepted Christ as his Lord and personal saviour at the age of 8 under the leadership of Bishop T.A. Clark Jr., as a member of Faith Deliverance Christian Center. Elder Bell accepted his calling into the ministry in December of 2010 and preached is first sermon in December of 2010 entitled "It's Bigger Than You". This sermon was preached during Faith Deliverance Christian Center last church anniversary. In December of 2011, Elder Bell received his License as a Minister. In October of 2013, he was ordained as an Elder.
Elder Bell currently serves as the General Overseer for the Ministry of Shepherds Helpers at World Deliverance Christian Center under the leadership of Bishop Thomas Clark IV, where he oversees the following ministries: Events; Security; Nurses; Deacons; Armorbearers.
For the past 13 years, Elder Bell has been employed with the Target Corperation as a Loss Prevention Specialist. He has taken some General courses at one of The City Colleges, and plan to pursue a position in the Law enforcement community.
"I love World Deliverance Christian Center and the teachings that it has to offer. I love to give God all the praises that are due to Him, because I believe He is worthy of it all."
|Deacon Shirley McBride - General Overseer of Prayer Ministry|
|Elder Patricia Clark - General Overseer of Discipleship Training - yahoo.com@pattytrish65|
Deacon Ruth Price - General Overseer of Small Groups - yahoo.com@rpricejoy|
Ruth is a native Chicagoan. She retired from a management position with a major tool manufacturer. She is a widow and mother of four. After graduation from Hyde Park High School, Ruth worked while attending college, ultimately earning her B.S. degree in Business Administration in 1979 from Daniel Hale Williams University, then located on Chicago’s Westside. Since then, she has continued to learn new skills; the latest resulted in her state certification as a nursing assistant.
Ruth accepted Christ as her personal savior and was baptized at Lake Michigan in 1975. She became a member of New Morning Star MB Church in December, 1978 where Dr. T.A. Clark, Jr. was Pastor. When Pastor Clark stepped out in faith to form a new church, Faith Deliverance Christian Center, Ruth and her family became Charter Members. During that time, she served variously as Sunday school teacher, assistant Church Clerk, Church Secretary, School of Ministry Servant Leader, and Ordained Deacon. Since the merger of Faith Deliverance and Light of the World International into World Deliverance Christian Center, Ruth has served as a member of the Education Ministry as Overseer of Trainings and Overseer of Small Groups. She was recently promoted to General Overseer of Small Groups and active Deacon and is excited about being a part of the continued mighty work that God has planned for His people.
|Overseer Wendy Johnson - Church Clerk|
|Minister Wynton Kato - General Overseer of Worship|