Dr. Reginald Lawrence is the Founder and Senior Pastor of Church of Deliverance International, a non-denominational multicultural Bible-based Spirit-filled ministry based in Hawaiian Gardens, CA.
Apostle, as he is also known as, was born in Birmingham, Alabama. He attended St. Mary's Catholic School until 5th grade and Robinson Elementary School 6th and 7th grade. He relocated with his mother to Los Angeles, California in 1964. He attended St. Agatha Catholic School, in Los Angeles, CA. Mount Carmel High School in Los Angeles, CA, and Mount San Antonio College in Walnut Ca.
Dr. Reginald Lawrence met his wife Dr. Brenda in 1989, and soon after joined Bethel Church of God in Christ in Los Angeles, California, where she was a member. In 1990 he was baptized, and married by Pastor John M. Richardson. Soon after he was filled with the baptism of the Holy Spirit and began to serve under Pastor John Richardson. He served faithfully with the Pastor and church, until he received his own call from God to Pastor. In February of 1995 Dr. Lawrence was affirmed and blessed by Pastor John Richardson, to use their church facility to begin their ministry. It was there that Dr. Reginald and his wife Dr. Brenda began Church of Deliverance International.
Apostle enrolled and attended Bethany Bible College for three years. He studied Evangelism, and he received a Certificate of Achievement in Ministry Training. Afterwards, he attended International Seminary for 3 years and graduated with a Diploma in Practical Theology and Advanced Theology.
Dr. Lawrence completed his studies at Next Dimension Bible College where he received a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Biblical studies, a Master of Divinity Degree and Doctors of Ministry. In August 2011, he graduated with a Doctor of Philosophy in Religious Studies. Dr. Lawrence is also certified in marriage counseling by Azusa Pacific University in California.
He was called and anointed by God to walk in the office of Apostle. He is a gifted Preacher, Teacher, Prophet and Pastor. He flows in the gifts of the Holy Spirit with Signs and Wonders following. As an Apostle of the Lord he has set about to train others in the powerful deliverance ministry. It is his desire that no believer would remain captive in any way to the power of Satan.
Dr. Lawrence has a sincere desire to build godly, wholesome families by teaching and instructing in the Biblical covenant of marriage. He loves the gospel and he has a passion for winning souls.