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About FFI Bishops

The Most Reverend Archbishop Dr. John W. Baines, Sr.

Pastor Heart of Faith Church/Presiding Prelate of Faith Fellowship International Fellowship 


JOHN W. BAINES, SR., is a significant voice of Christianity throughout the North side of Houston. His diligent, expository teaching and preaching is based on the original Scripture in light of God’s word in which the Bible was written. His innovative, inspirational, illustrations and biblical knowledge clearly communicate the infallible truths of God’s Word.


Bishop Baines attended the University of Houston in 1990. He went on to attend Inter-Baptist Theological Extension Center in Houston Texas. After completing his graduate studies in theology and pastoral ethics, he received his BA in 1992. He served faithfully as an associate ordain minister under the leadership of Pastor Isaiah Thomas at the Little Zion M.B.C., in Houston Texas. He studied Contemporary Business Communication at Axia University. After countless hours of prayer, fasting and counseling from his Pastor he later gave birth to the Heart of Faith Ministries in June 1995 where he and his wife Elect Lady Mary H. Baines and their three children currently serves faithfully. In 2005, he started the Heart of Faith School of Ministry.


Baines met the God sent love of his life and married Elect Lady Mary H. Baines on September 7, 1989. He has not taken lightly the Lord’s command, “Feed my sheep.” He has recorded countless hours of sermons and teachings covering much of the Bible verse-by-verse. He's the author "How to get Pass the Hurt" a self help book to guide and encourage people who has been hurt to get passed it to embrace God's Destiny for their lives. He is totally faithful and committed to his call into ministry. He  believes church growth starts first within the lives of people and not by the adding of numbers. He has made all  his recordings available without charge or obligation so that anyone anywhere may have the opportunity to “grow in the grace and knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.”


The Most Reverend Bishop Dr. John B. West
Pastor/Straight Way Church

JOHN B. WEST began preaching in 1996. His vision is to preach The Life Changing Word of God and experience a unified body of believers winning souls for Christ. Bishop West is from Jennings Louisiana and is married to Min. Lady Margie West.

The Most Reverend  Bishop Dr. Andrew James 

Pastor/Living Word Bible Resurrection Bible Church


Andrew James began preaching in 1987 and started pastoring in 2005.  His vision is to reach the community to be able to establish a relationship with families and to expand in other areas of the community and the city.  Bishop-elect James is from Bunkie, Louisiana and is married to Phyllis James.

The Most Reverend Apostle Rodney Johnson

Pastor of Triune Dimensions Ministries


Apostle Johnson is a native of Sacramento California. He and his wife Gayla Johnson (Co-Pastor) birthed Triune Dimensions Ministries to equip, teach and train believers for a lifestyle of continual in-depth love and knowledge for the Word of God. He believes in apostolic order to minister the Word of God effectively with the basic fundamentals of rooted teaching and understanding that must be achieved in order to be effective believers. "The greatest way to present God's word is to first present the heart of God." This is the heart cry of Apostle Johnson.
The Most Reverend Bishop Leon Witherspoon
The Most Reverend Bishop Dr. Gary Howell
The Most Reverend Bishop Dr. Patrick Powell
The Most Reverend Bishop Lynn Phipps
The Most Reverend Bishop David Howell