Bishop Timothy W. Griffin
Bishop Of Protocol
Called to the ministry from the tender age of 7, he is no novice to pulpit and public ministry. He was educated at the Major Solomon Bennett Biblical Institute and Toccoa Falls College. Pastor Griffin's practice to preserve theological integrity and his undying passion as a student of the Word has made him a highly sought-after kerygmatis throughout the country.
He and the local assembly he leads are covered by the Sounds of Praise Pentecostal Ministries, Inc. World-Wide under the leadership of His Holiness, The Most Reverend Apostle Allen H. (The honorable Lady Judge Jan) Simmons. He has served as an examiner for the Board of Examination for Elders, Presiding Elder of the 8th Ecclesiastical Province, a board member for the Department of Education and Christian Youth Connection, a National Evangelist and the former national assistant director of Evangelism.
He is an anointed lyric composer, poet, narrator, orator and percussionist. He is the founder of Elder Timothy Wayne Griffin, II & The Citizens, an anointed chorale (which ministers original pieces written by him) as well as the author of three books: "Leaders with Leprosy; a Comprehensive Guide to Deliverance for the deliverer," will be available Fall of 2015. His books entitled "Life Lessons... Simple truths from Bible stories for everyday living," and “Apples, Chips and a Philly Cheese Steak sandwich: Maximizing your life through the power of choice” will both go to print 2016.
He serves as an Advisory Board member of several Non-Profit Organizations. He is known throughout the Body of Christ for his kinsmenship to the sons of Issachar because he knows and understands the times. He has a keen and precise prophetic eye and sharp discernment.
October 25, 2013, Elder Griffin was appointed Bishop and received his official charge for candidacy into the Bishopric during the Sounds of Praise Pentecostal Fellowship World-Wide International Holy Convocation. Elder Griffin will be the youngest Bishop ever consecrated to the Bishopric in The Sounds of a Praise Pentecostal Fellowship, World, Wide. He is truly Humbled by this elevation and solicits your prayers as he prepares to authenticate his candidacy.
He is married to his best friend of 12 plus years; the love of his life, the Lovely; Leading LadyVenus LaBell Griffin. They have been married for 4 blissful years of marriage, ministry, business and success. Lady Griffin is the CEO Of AudaCity, the Chique Boutique, an online retail store that specializes in costume Jewelry and accessories, and the founder of Audacity Mentoring Group, a non- profit group geared toward breaking cycles and defying odds for young ladies ages 5-25.
Bishop Griffin serves as the Senior Pastor to St. Paul SOP, in Newark, New Jersey and the Overseer to the City of Victory, SOP in Sylvania, GA. He is a devoted disciple, a Sapiential Shepherd, a Proficient Prophet, a Tenacious Teacher, a Prolific Psalmist, a Friend, Son, Brother and Lover of his Wife! He is a humble servant who endeavors to see the kingdom of God Established as he seeks to repair the breach and restore the paths