Bishop David Banks was born in Newark, New Jersey and is known as an innovative thinker, preacher and teacher and is driven to bridge the gap within the body of Christ. His pursuit for Excellence in ministry has driven him towards the restoration of men, women and children from all walks of life. Bishop David has served on various auxiliaries in the church which has promoted towards his spiritual and personal growth. Bishop David served our country as a member of the United States Navy where he accepted the call of GOD on his life.
Bishop David was license as a minister in June 1990 by Shiloh Baptist Church in Newark, New Jersey and ordained to Pastor True Vine Family Church in July 1995. Over the years Bishop David has served as assistant pastor, youth pastor, pastor of outreach, wherever God saw advantageous for him to serve.
Bishop David harbors the belief there is no excuse for biblical ignorance in or out of the pulpit and has attended and studied at the following schools: Eastern Bible College, Hugee Theological Institute and New York Theological Seminary. Bishop David's goal and aspiration is to obtain an earned doctorate degrees in Divinity and Psychology.
Bishop David has submitted to several leaders who he credits for fostering a spirit of excellence in his life. Bishop David is Kingdom Driven, Kingdom minded and has a heart for articulating the gospel to the saved and unsaved. Bishop David has been sought to teach leadership, men’s and married conferences. Bishop David theme for ministry is "Higher in our Praise, Closer in our Worship and Deeper in the Word which ignites a passion for believers to connect with GOD.
Bishop David is the Pastor of Radiant Life Cathedral of Worship the Center for Radiant Living. Bishop David is currently covered by Apostle Cynthia Smith of Radiant Life Church in Pittsburg; California. Bishop David has served on various boards to oversee the policy, and direction of leadership and the adherence of their mission and vision statement. Bishop David greatest achievement was to work with local Councilman and other clergymen in the city of Newark to reestablish the Essex County Detention Youth Mentor Program for incarnated juveniles.
Bishop David was consecrated as a Bishop in the Lord’s church by the Presiding Prelate Bishop Diante’ Waldon and Bishop Otha Bell in July 2009 during Holy Convocation on behalf of Maranatha Faith Fellowship International. Currently Bishop David serves as 2nd Assistant to the Presiding Prelate on the Apostolic Council overseeing policy and procedures. Bishop David and Lady Leah has been married for 26 years and from that union they have been blessed with four loving children, David Jr., Kierra, Ashley and MiKaila..
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