Dwight Reed-Bio

 

Bishop Dwight A. Reed

~Ambassador of Apostolic Church History~

On behalf of the Apostolic Archives International, Inc., Presiding Bishop, Dwight Reed represents Christ Apostolic Temple, Inc., as a Pentecostal Ambassador for historical preservation.

Presiding Bishop Dwight A. Reed was born August 15, 1958, in Okmulgee, Oklahoma. Bishop Dwight Reed is the son of the late Presiding Bishop Jeremiah Reed. His father and mother were founders of C.A.T. Inc; C.A.T.I.F.Org, J.W. Reed Academy, and the Apostolic Oneness Network. His grand-father was an Apostolic Deacon, and his grand-mother was an Apostolic Church Mother.

Bishop Dwight A.Reed was baptized by his father and pastor, and filled with the Holy Ghost in 1972 at Calvary Church of God, in Des Moines, IA. He began his preaching ministry at 18 years of age.

In addition, in 1976, Bishop Dwight Reed graduated from East High School in the top 5 of his class. In 1984, he received an Associate of Arts Degree at Southeastern Community College located in, West Burlington, IA. In 1998, he received his Bachelor, and Masters Degree in Theology through the University-accredited, JCAC Academy.

He was an assistant to the pastor for nearly 20 years. His duties included Sunday School Superintendent, Sunday School Teacher, Van Driver, Choir-Song Leader, Devotion Leader, Baptizer, Fundraising Team Leader, Prayer Warrior, Altar Call Receiver/Worker, Elder, Church Chef, Counselor, Preacher and Teacher. His ministry included serving as a grant writer for Christ Apostolic Temple, Inc. programs: Meals on Wheels, and Abstinence Class. He served on the Sick and shut-In Home Visitation Committee, the Church Board of Directors, and Maintenance Committee. In the late 1980's, he was director of the East Side Substance Abuse Center in Des Moines, Iowa.

In the early 1990's, Bishop Dwight A. Reed moved to Shreveport, Louisiana to become Pastor of Christ Apostolic Temple, Inc. II. Later, Bishop Dwight A. Reed became pastor of Greater Cooper Road Apostolic in 2005 in Shreveport, Louisiana, where he spearheaded construction of a 6,000-square foot church building. Bishop Dwight A. Reed, and members built the church with their own hands.

In 1997, then Bishop-Elect Dwight A. Reed became Convention Coordinator for the JCAC Organization , negotiating hotel and travel arrangements for the organization.

Bishop Dwight A. Reed was a close primary liaison to his father in various capacities during his Presiding Bishopric role. And after 59 years under his belt of being academic, and God prepared, and as pastor of Christ Apostolic Temple Inc., Bishop Dwight Reed's present primary goal is to implement the vision, and legacy of his late father, Bishop Jeremiah Reed.

Like many of God's chosen vessels, Bishop Dwight A. Reed was reluctant to embrace the great responsibilities of his calling. God used this period as a time of training during which he gleaned the necessary life experiences that would prove invaluable to his present ministry administered with the same fiery torch, and zeal that resided in his father. Bishop Dwight A. Reed's ministry presently focuses on the recovery, repair, and restoration of the souls of men and women.

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