Pastor M.K. Oliver- Senior Pastor
Pastor M. K. Oliver is the founder and senior pastor of the “VICTORY WORD CHURCH” a native of Detroit, Michigan and a product of the Detroit Public School System. He is dedicated to creating and providing programs, and resources and services to help the less fortunate. He is resolutely committed to unconditional out-reach, and leads the economically diverse congregation of the “VICTORY WORD CHURCH” with integrity and excellence.
Pastor Oliver founded the “VICTORY WORD CHURCH” on love, God’s Word and a passion for humanity.
Pastor Oliver has over 12 years- experience in the mental health field as a Certified Addictions and Drug Counselor (C.A.D.C.-M) and Clinical Therapist through the Michigan Certification Board For Addiction Professionals (M.C.B.A.P.) with a concentration in Domestic Violence and Anger Management. He holds an Honorary Doctorate degree from the Israel Seminary School of Theology, and has furthered his doctoral aspirations by continuing his education attending The Full Gospel Christian Church Bible College and Theological Seminary, where he has received his Bachelors, Masters, and Doctoral Degrees in Theology.
He has been a servant in ministry all of his life, and grew up in The Spiritual Israel Church And Its Army. He was called to the ministry at the age of 18 by the organization’s third presiding bishop, Bishop R.H. Haywood, and served as assistant pastor to Bishop T. S. Oliver alongside his father Elder W.L. Oliver at their home church known as Michigan Temple Number Two. Elder M.K. Oliver later served as Co-Pastor along with his father until 2011.
In 2004 he was called to the position of Elder and ordained in 2006, by the denomination’s fourth presiding bishop, Bishop J.C. Wiley. In 2008 Pastor Oliver was elevated to District Elder with the jurisdiction of Detroit, Ypsilanti, Belleville, Mount Clemens, and Lansing Michigan. He is blessed to be married to Co-Pastor Tina Ann Oliver affectionately known as Pastor T. They have four beautiful children Jeanelle, Malcolm, Michael II, and Marc-Jalen. They are proud residents of Detroit’s East English Village.