Apostle Leon Benjamin, Sr.
A native of Richmond, VA, he graduated from Huguenot High School and attended University of Virginia and Virginia Union University for engineering. He is married to his soul mate and partner in ministry, Pastor Maria Benjamin, and through their union they have three beautiful children – Delcarmen and Leon Jr., and Destiny Benjamin
Apostle Benjamin accepted his call into the ministry in 1993, serving as junior deacon and minister of Greater Refuge Church of our Lord Jesus Christ and has preached the gospel of Jesus Christ across many lines of denominations, in prisons and on the street corners. As a prophet to the nations, Apostle Leon Benjamin has been given a special message for this age that we live in, bridging the gap between what was and what now is. Apostle Leon was ordained a minister and served as an elder of the Christ Ascension Church International. Apostle Leon Benjamin, by the will of God received his calling to pastor with his wife by his side as associate pastor, where they were the founders of Jireh Ministries International, a non-denominational church and a multi-cultural congregation and is presently named New Life Harvest Church, Inc. Apostle Leon was then affirmed and ordained a pastor by Bishop T.D. Jakes, his spiritual father and mentor in September of 2004 and his desire is that he be used by God to gather the end times harvest and that God will be glorified in all that he does. December 2005, he was consecrated and affirmed Chief Apostle and Presiding Prelate of New Life Harvest Churches, Inc. and Chancellor of Christian Education of Wings of Faith Kingdom Fellowship International by the Honorable Chief Apostle Ron Phillips, chief spiritual leader of the Wings of Faith Kingdom Fellowship International of Bear, Delaware. In December of 2005, he was named Senior Dean of Higher Learning Bible Institute, Inc. where he obtained a doctorate degree and masters degree in Christian Education. In May of 2011, Apostle Leon Benjamin received his Bachelors in Biblical Studies and Masters in Christian Education at Rovear University. He is currently Chancellor and Founder of Harvest Bible College and Chief Prelate of Receiving Power for Action Apostolic Network where he has connected five-fold ministries all across the globe. He truly believes that all it takes is “one” to see change and make a difference.