Bishop Keith A. Butler founded Word of Faith International Christian Centre (WOF-TO) in Toronto, Ontario in 2003. WOF-TO is a part of Word of Faith International Christian Center's vision to open Word-based ministries throughout the United States and abroad.
Bishop Butler is also the founder and Senior Pastor of Word of Faith International Christian Center (WOFICC). WOFICC was founded on January 14, 1979 and is a congregation of over 21,000. The main church is located on a beautiful 110 acre campus in Southfield, Michigan, where multiple services are held in the 5,000-seat auditorium.
God has not only called Bishop Butler to be a pastor but also to be a pastor to pastors. Pastors and ministers, around the world, look to him for spiritual guidance and counsel. There are over eight hundred Pastors and ministers in the Word of Faith Ministerial Association. Bishop Butler has also established churches in Birmingham, AL, Tampa, FL, Jacksonville, FL, Nashville, TN, San Francisco, CA, Smyrna, GA, St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands, San Antonio, TX, Jackson, MS, Grand Rapids, MI, Philadelphia, PA, Toronto, Canada and London, England. In addition, Bishop Butler oversees two hundred churches in Kenya, seven churches in Uganda, a church in Tanzania and three churches in Bulgaria.
With the support of his lovely wife, Pastor Deborah L. Butler, and their children: Pastor Andre Butler and his wife Minister Tiffany Butler, Pastor MiChelle A. Ferguson (Butler) and Minister Kristina M. Jenkins (Butler), Bishop Butler continues to plant churches worldwide. He ministers extensively at 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 is also the author of more than a dozen books and his television outreach, "The Word of Faith," is seen each week on stations around the world.
Pastor Deborah L. Butler is the First Lady of Word of Faith International Christian Center in Southfield, MI, where she serves in ministry with her husband, Bishop Keith A. Butler. She is a licensed and ordained minister of the Gospel. Pastor Butler's encouraging, yet down-to-earth teaching, imparts wisdom from the Word of God unto all who hear. Pastor Butler has several duties, which includes being the Director of Women of Virtue, the women’s ministry of WOFICC. While many of the Women of Virtue fellowships are held in Southfield, MI, Pastor Butler travels to other ministries, exemplifying her desire for women to walk in the wisdom of God and experience peace in every area of their lives. She is best known for her wisdom on marriage and the family.
Pastor Deborah and Bishop Butler trained up their children in the fear and the admonition of the Lord and today they have the pleasure of seeing the fruit of their labor. All three children are graduates of their parents' Alma Mater - Rhema Bible Training Center. Their eldest child, Pastor Andre Butler with the assistance of his lovely wife, Minister Tiffany Butler, a graduate of the WOFICC Bible Training Center, formerly pastored Faith Christian Center in Smyrna, GA. He now serves as the Executive Pastor of WOFICC in Southfield, MI. Pastor MiChelle A. Butler also serves on the Ministerial Staff at WOFICC.