Suffragan Bishop Elect Vernon L. Spinks

Suffragan Bishop Elect Vernon L. Spinks is the Senior Pastor of Praise Temple Apostolic Faith Church, Inc. in Raleigh, North Carolina, and is the founder of Praise Temple Apostolic Faith Church of Fredericksburg, Virginia.

Bishop Elect Spinks began his spiritual walk with God in 1976 under the leadership of the late Pastor Marie D. Battle. He preached his initial sermon in 1985 and received his local ministerial license in 1992. He was ordained an Elder in 2000 by the Pentecostal Churches of Apostolic Faith, Inc. (PCAF), Board of Bishop and appointed District Elder for the state of North Carolina in 2006. During the PCAF’s 59th National Convention, he was appointed to the office of Suffragan Bishop Elect by Board of Bishops. He was also elected as chairman for the Board of District Elder.

Laboring continually in God’s vineyard, Pastor Spinks’ impacting pastoral leadership is reflected in his congregation as his membership continues to grow. His ministry has reached out to the community through various social and educational programs, which includes prison ministry, assisting the homeless, visitation to nursing homes, and feeding the hungry.

Suffragan Bishop Elect Spinks is happily married to his childhood sweetheart and companion in life and ministry, Lady Phillystine Spinks. He is the father of six children; Carmine, Tamyra, Cory, Courtney, Quentin and LaShandra, and the grandfather of 11 grandchildren.

A pastor after God’s own heart and a man with an excellent spirit, we joyfully celebrate the 15th Pastoral Anniversary of our Pastor Suffragan Bishop Elect Vernon L.Spinks. Look at what the Lord has done.