WHO WE ARE
The General Assembly is the highest policy making body of the church Ministry. It acts as the highest policy making body in the church and has the power to approve the appointments of the Lead pastor and council of Presbytery. Its membership includes Ministers of DLMI and the Legal Advisor of the Church.
COUNCIL OF PRESBYTRY
Van Der Puije
U.S. National Overseer
Van Der Puije
Dr. Joel Amartey Penkro
Coordinator for Missions Africa
Rev. Dr. Kamah Thoronka
Asst. Board Chairperson
Pastor Kwame Boadu
Kemuel Van Der Puije
Children & Media
Elder Dr. Emmanuel Brown Administration & Finance
Pastor Pearl M. Nyamasekpor
National Overseer Cananda
Pastor Maclean Kwame Boadu
Evagelist Ayeshia Quainoo-Tefera
MR. CHARLES KWAKU NYANTAKYI
Deacon Nathaniel Kayee
Rev. Evelyn Van Der Puije
Dr. Kingsley Van Der Puije
There are eleven (11) different powerful men of God who constitute the members of the council of presbytery. They are also the heads of some DLMI churches. This is the highest policy making and decision making group for the Spiritual oversight of the church. The Council of Presbytery, also referred to as the Executive Board, deals with matters requiring attention between the meetings of the General Assembly, Executive Team Church Council and, in general, administers the spiritual and temporal affairs of the church. It is the highest Executive body of the Church.
The Ministerial Association is responsible for the selection of candidates (DLMI or non-DLMI) for ordination for approval by the Council of Presbytery .It disciplines Ministers as well as promotes the welfare of Ministers.
Regional Church Council
For administrative convenience, a Regional Church Council shall be established in each region which shall not necessarily coincide with the political Region. The Council shall be composed of a Regional Overseer and all the District Supervising Ministers in that region. It shall have the power to review the decisions of the District Committee, co-ordinate and plan strategies for the growth of the Church in the Region.
District Church Council
This shall be established in every District and shall be composed of a number of Local Assemblies in the same area as the General Church Council. It shall advise and assist the District Supervising Minister in the administration of the district and the development of the work of God through the Local Assemblies in the district. The District shall not necessarily coincide with the political administrative districts of the country.
Local Church Council
This is made up of the Pastor(s) and duly elected Deacons of the Local Assembly. The Council is the policy formulating organ of the Local Church.
is the lead Pastor of Dominion Life Ministries International. Dominion Life is a
movement and a thriving missions and community-oriented Ministry which believes in healing, deliverance and evangelism. He was called at the age of ten when his great grandmother led him to the Lord at an all-night vigil service. She also took him to prayer meetings every Friday night for several years before she went to be with the lord. This deposited an awakening and revival with signs and wonders in young Kingsley’s life till today.
The Lord spoke to him several times regarding what He would use him to do and where He would take him. He joined the Jesus People fellowship, a Movement which eventually became Victory Bible Church International. Kingsley was one of the founding members. He rose through the ranks from a soul winner, home cell leader; an ardent prayer warrior attended Victory Bible Training Institute where he was ordained as a Minister. He served on many boards and in different capacities from youth pastor to chairman of the children’s board to Deputy Director of Priesthood (Home Cell), Pastor in charge of International Protocol, Pastor in charge of Media, Director of Crusades, leader of campus evangelistic team, Coordinating Pastor of universities, Pastor in charge of water baptism, and new converts teacher. Kingsley obtained a doctorate degree in Counseling, specializing in the field of Teaching from the Faith Bible College, an Oral Robert university extension in Kansas City, Missouri. READ MORE
Dr. Kingsley Van Der Puije
Evelyn Vander-Puije is an inspirational woman of God who leads with wisdom and grace. An insightful speaker and a soft-spoken woman offstage, Rev. Vander-Puije possesses the rare ability to reach and stir her audiences as she works to complement her husband’s ministry. She is a minister of the gospel, a Senior Associate Pastor, and a member of the Council of Presbytery of Dominion Life Ministries International. Her role also as the General Supervisor of the Women’s wing is made evident in her efforts to embrace and encourage young women and children from all backgrounds. Rev. Evelyn Vander-Puije is also the founder of Alabastra International Ministries. A ministry which specializes in the restoring of the arts to the church, ministering to the broken-hearted and helping them break free from past hurt and pain through conferences, seminars and counseling.
She holds an annual conference called EASTERFEST where the praise and worship of God is made glorious through worship arts and music. Evelyn is also the head of R.A.W. (Ready and Willing) a ministry dedicated to Pastor’s wives and women in leadership. She is a conference speaker, minstrel and has done mission work in Africa, Canada and The United States. The heart of Rev. Evelyn Vander-Puije is to see people all over the world walk in victory through the knowledge of the Lord Jesus Christ, and His love for them. She is blessed with a beautiful family an embodiment of love. View Evelyn Van Der Puije Restored Dance Team Ministry
Bishop Saundra McFadden-Weaver heard the call of God at the young age of 12 and was taken under the tutelage of Dr. Gertrude Glass-Stevernson, who was the founder of St. Mary’s Grand Holy Tabernacle and the School of Christianity and the visionary for the Non-Denominational Movement in the United States in 1943. At the age of 16 Bishop McFadden-Weaver received her first ordination from St. Mary’s Grand Holy Tabernacle and has been working in the vineyard of the Lord since. Bishop McFadden-Weaver born and raised in Kansas City, Missouri, USA, graduating from Lincoln High School, moving on to higher learning she holds a B.S in Agricultural Science, a Masters in Theological Studies, and a Doctorate in Pastoral Theology.
Serving the Lord in many different facets Bishop McFadden-Weaver has been Councilwoman of Kansas City, MO 3rd District, Missouri Victims Advocate for Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD), served in Prison Ministries, headed the call to regulate Bounty Hunters and saw to it that change came to the Federal Laws governing Bounty Hunters. She has stood with AdHoc Against Crime, championed victims’ rights, sat in for civil rights, and fought for women’s rights. Continuing in the call that the Lord has placed on her life Bishop McFadden-Weaver has labored in ministry for over 45 years and serving as the proud pastor of Community Fellowship of Jesus Christ for now 21 years and looking forward to many more.
She is a powerful preacher, teacher and operates in the office of the prophetic. She is currently President of Dominion Life Bible College, which is affiliated with all Ghana Technology University College in Ghana, Liberia, Cameron, Sierra Leon and Nigeria, and serves on the board of Dominion Life Ministries International. MEDIA
Bishop Dr. Osei Tweneboah Koduah was born on 13th of July, 1958 to Yaw Tweneboah Koduah of Jacobu and Adwoa Nyamekye of Akrokerri all in the Ashanti Region of Ghana.
After becoming born again in May 1991 in Victory Bible Church International, he rose through the ranks of Home Cell leader to Area Leader and after completing Victory Bible Training Institute in January 1994 moved to Obuasi in the Ashanti Region to start our first church in that Region.
While he was in the Bible School, he was a Counselor, New Life and Church Life Instructor and Baptismal Class Instructor.
He initiated the planting of several churches in the Ashanti Region and beyond, though he remained the Resident Pastor of the Obuasi branch from 1994 to October 1999, when he was transferred to Kumasi.
When the constitution of Victory Bible Church was first promulgated in the year 2000, he was appointed the Regional Overseer for the Ashanti Region. READ MORE
Kadmiel Van Der Puije is an Author, Entrepreneur and a sophomore in college studying Business Administration. He is the national youth president under Dominion Life Ministries International. Kadmiel is a writer with leadership skills to help his generation discover their God-given potential. His dream is to help others be more than average, go farther and reach the highest potential they ever thought possible.
Damon L. Morris is the National overseer of the Dominion Life Ministries International. Rev. Morris serves on the Council of presbytery of Dominion Life International Ministries He loves serving people, ministering, and teaching the word of God. He is called into an office of a teacher and has a strong prophetic ministry. He served in the US Marine Corps, he has served as a youth pastor and head of evangelistic team with a strong passion for souls and leaders. He is happily married to Anjanette Morris, and has three children and resides in Kansas City Missouri.
The Executive Team Members oversee the administration of the church. There are 9 members managing the Executive team of Dominion Life Ministries Int’l. Who oversee the administration of the ministries/Church
Dr EmmanuelBrown who the chief Elder of DLMI, is the head of the Executive team. He is a medical doctor with two practices in the state of Maryland Dr.Brown has many years of experience in Human Resource Management and oversees the affairs of all the Administration DLMI churches assisted by Ms.Elfreda Acheampong,Elder Raymond Ladauto member,Captain Martin Koranteng,member and Pastor Pearl Nyamesekpor,Pastor Maclean Boadu-secetary General of DLMI.Elder Charles Nyantekyi,are all members.
Pastoral & Support Staff
In all, Prayer Temple is run by a team of dynamic and dedicated pastoral and support staff