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Bishop Perry Ford was born in Houston Texas. He served in the Marine Corps from June 1972 – Oct 1987. He answered the called to Ministry in August of 1988.

Bishop Ford is the founder and Pastor of Spirit & Truth Worship Center where he has served as Pastor since 2004.  Spirit and Truth Worship is located in Twentynine Palms, CA. and is committed to Loving God, Loving People, and Giving Hope.

Bishop Ford is ordained under Victory Christian Ministerial Association (Dr. Jeff Walker), the Potter’s House International Pastoral Alliance (Bishop T. D. Jakes) and the International Congress of Churches and Ministers (Dr. Michael Chitwood). Bishop Ford serves as the 1st Presider of International Churches of Praise under the leadership of Apostle K. L. Campbell. He is a member of the Joint College of Bishops (Bishop Delano Ellis) and the Champion Network (Pastor Joel Osteen).

Bishop Ford is a continual learner.  He holds degrees in General Business, Business Administration and Biblical Studies.  Bishop Ford received his Doctor of Ministry from Next Dimension University (Ontario, CA) and Doctorates of Divinity from Saint Thomas Christian University (Jacksonville, FL) and Bread of Life Christian Theological Seminary (San Antonio TX). Bishop Ford serves as the President for the Twentynine Palms Campus of Bread of Life Christian University Theological Seminary



Pastor Mae was born in St. Louis, MO.  She was licensed as a Minister of the Gospel in 1997 by Victory Christian Ministerial Association (VCMA) and ordained in 2002 as a Minister of the Gospel by VCMA.  She is a member of the Potters House Pastoral Alliance under the leadership of Bishop T. D. Jakes.  Mae serves with her husband, Dr. Perry Ford, as Pastors of Spirit and Truth Worship Center Church Pastor Mae holds Degrees in Early Childhood Development, Biblical Studies and inMinistry.  She is currently enrolled in the Doctoral Program at St. Thomas Christian University.Pastor Mae has a strong prophetic calling.  Her greatest joy is serving God by serving God’s people.Dr. Perry and Pastor Mae have two daughters (Tamara Hale & Monique Ford), two sons (Robert & Shedrick Ford).  They also have ten grandchildren.