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Bishop Keith & Pastor Deborah Butler - Founders

Bishop Keith Butler

Keith Butler was ordained as a minister of the gospel in 1974. He earned a Bachelors degree from the University of Michigan, a diploma from RHEMA Bible in Broken Arrow, Oklahoma and was awarded a honorary Doctorate of Divinity from Oral Roberts in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

He founded and is Pastor of Word of Faith International Christian Center in 1979. In 1989, he founded the School of Ministry today called Pistis to train ministers and has graduated over 1,000 who minister worldwide.

Bishop Butler is also the founder of Keith Butler Ministries, an international ministry that connects those from around the world to the Word of God. Find out more at

Pastor Deborah is a licensed and ordained minister of the Gospel. Her encouraging, yet down-to-earth teaching imparts wisdom from the Word of God into all that hear her speak. One of Pastor Butler’s many duties is serving as the Director of God's BeYOUties, the women's ministry at Word of Faith in Southfield and Faith4Life in Toledo. Pastor Deborah is often called to travel to other ministries to teach and admonish women to walk in the wisdom of God, and to experience peace in every area of their lives.

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