Founder: Bishop Keith A. Butler


Bishop Keith A. Butler


Bishop Keith A. Butler is the Founder and Senior Pastor of Word of Faith International Christian Center. Word of Faith International Christian Center was founded on January 14, 1979 and is a congregation of over 21,000 members. Bishop Butler employs over 200 ministry workers. The beautiful 5,000 seat church edifice is located on a 110-acre campus in Southfield, Michigan, which houses all the ministry’s buildings and operations.

In addition to leading this great mega ministry, Bishop Butler also oversees the ministry’s International Operations in Canada, England, Bulgaria, Africa and Brazil. Bishop Butler continues to plant churches worldwide – to which he has established and founded 13 satellite churches.

He ministers extensively in churches, conferences, and seminars throughout the U.S. and abroad, with an emphasis on instruction, line-upon-line teaching and a no-nonsense practical application of God’s Word. Bishop Butler can be seen on national television and radio broadcasts. He is a contributing writer to the Detroit News, writing editorial commentary on a variety of issues. He is an author of more than a dozen books. Bishop Butler is a graduate of the University of Michigan. He is a graduate of the Rhema Bible Training Institute in Tulsa, Oklahoma. In addition, he has been bestowed with an honorary Doctor of Divinity from Canada Christian College in Theological Studies.

Bishop Butler serves with the support of his lovely wife, Pastor Deborah L. Butler, and their three children who are all ministers: Pastor & Mrs. Keith A. Butler II (daughters Alexis, Angela and April – granddaughters), Pastor MiChelle Butler, and Minister Kristina Butler.


So then faith cometh by hearing, and hearing by the word of God. - Romans 10-17