MEET OUR PASTORS
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MEET PASTOR CLIFF COWARD
"I love serving others and making their lives better. My mission is to be a Servant Leader who helps people achieve their dreams and goals in life."
- Pastor Cliff Coward
Pastor Cliff Coward was born and raised in Richmond, VA after graduating high school. He joined the US Armed Forces for 10 years and achieved the rank of Drill Sergeant. He has been happily married to Vicki Coward for over 32 years who Pastors alongside him. He is the father of 3 and has 7 grandchildren. While in the military he received the Lord and upon returning home he answered the call to full time ministry. Agape Evangelistic Ministries was established in his home as a weekly Bible study. After outgrowing the home, the ministry purchased its first location and was renamed Agape International Ministries (AIM). Pastor Cliff has a heart for people, especially those that are broken and misguided through the lack of knowledge. Through his transparency he attracts people from all walks of life; his down to earth teaching methods are both humorous and practical. Pastor Cliff believes that wisdom can be derived by one or two ways 1) by mistakes or 2) by having uncommon mentors and being willing to be mentored by them Pastor Cliff is a man of many gifts and talents including aspiring author, musician, life coach and entrepreneur.
MEET CO-PASTOR VICKI COWARD
As a Women’s Empowerment Lecturer, Wife, Mother of 3 and a Grandmother of 7, in addition to being an Entrepreneur, Pastor Vicki Coward walks in the authority that God has given her to set the captives free. On Sunday mornings, you are sure to hear a prophetic word, as she stands boldly and declares, “that God is about to shift the atmosphere.” Pastor Vicki Coward, pastors alongside her husband Pastor Clifton Coward. She is also the executive director of Kingdom Kidz Child Development Center and operates as the founder of two incredible life changing women ministries, which are The Women of Excellence and Diamond in the Rough Ministries, Through her dynamic Girl Talk sessions, she teaches and inspires as well as challenge women to develop a strong relationship with God and to fulfill their purpose. Pastor Vicki’s practicality of everyday life and her candid and revealing approach has engaged followers worldwide provoking them to pursue a lifestyle of integrity, success and happiness. Wherever Pastor Vicki goes, she exhorts, encourages and empowers her listeners to reach their full potential in their personal, entrepreneurial and spiritual lives. Pastor Vicki has strong family values and stands strong with her husband in the teaching of marriage. She has a true heart for restoring family relationships. Above all that she does, her first ministry is to her husband and her family. She models her life after Proverbs 31.
“As a Servant Leader my desire is to inspire as well as challenge men and women to develop a strong relationship with God and to fulfill their purpose in life.”
- Co - Pastor Vicki Coward