Bishop Anthony K. King, Sr. is the founding pastor of Holy City of God Christian Fellowship, Inc., in Detroit, Michigan. Bishop King also serves as First Assistant Presiding Bishop of Maranatha Faith Fellowship International, Inc, in McDonough, Georgia.
Bishop King’s leadership inspiration and divine mandate is found in Hebrews 6:1, received in a vision in 1998. “Let us go on to perfection (maturity)” has become his mandate and mantra. Bishop King’s greatest joy is to see God’s people mature in Him. He truly enjoys recognizing and developing potential in those whom he leads. His ministry has shaped and encouraged the lives of thousands of people in his over 25-year ministry tenure. Therefore, Spiritual Formation is the foundation of his leadership.
Bishop King’s leadership background includes leadership on various levels throughout his walk with Christ. His leadership skills excelled as he trained and led troops in the United States Army during the Gulf War Era. During his tenure; he received multiple leadership awards, commendations, and recognition for Training Excellence, Good Conduct, and Achievement on various levels. He was commissioned a Kentucky Colonel (which is the highest Humanitarian Award given by the Commonwealth of Kentucky) in 1995 for his leadership in several community projects throughout the Commonwealth of Kentucky.
As a leader in the community, Bishop King has been instrumental in developing several organizations designed to transform communities and people. He founded Overcoming Obstacles for People’s Success (OOPS), an organization that assists members of the community in securing employment, tutoring, interview coaching, IT training, Life Skills, & much more. He was also instrumental in helping to develop the Field of Dreams Community Development Corporation. This organization was created to assist various communities in rebuilding Detroit. Bishop King has successfully mentored over 300 people in their professional and entrepreneurial careers. He encourages others to believe and know that God is at work in their lives and HE is working all things out for their good. Therefore, “It is ALL good, no matter how it looks or feels.” One of his greatest passions is building people.
Bishop King enjoys reading, traveling, spending time with family and friends, walks on the beach, nature, live performances, a variety of music, and art. Bishop King has a Master of Arts Degree in Christian Ministry through Liberty University, a Bachelor of Administration Degree in Information Technology Management through Cleary University, and is currently working on his post-graduate studies towards a doctorate degree in Discipleship with an emphasis in Spiritual Formation at Liberty University. He is a father, grandfather, brother, cousin, nephew, and friend to countless people as well as an inspirer to all with whom he comes in contact.