APOSTLE RAYMOND J. KEITH
Apostle Raymond J. Keith, Jr. presently pastors Refuge In Kentucky Church of Our Lord Jesus Christ of the Apostolic Faith, Inc. and has been Diocesan Bishop to the Kentucky/Indiana Diocese for more than twenty years. This dynamic man of God has been known as Pastor Keith for the last thirty-nine years.
Since his calling in 1976, he has developed and preached at several churches. He is the Chairman of the Board of Bishops for the Church Of Our Lord Jesus Christ of the Apostolic Faith, Inc. (COOLJC). He is also the Regional Coordinator for COOLJC’s Region 6 under Apostle James May. In addition, he has conducted revivals from coast to coast across the continental United States. His goal and calling is to reach the lost at any cost and to please the Lord with his life.
His educational background includes a Bachelor’s Degree in Business and Education from New York University with a Master’s Degree in Theology and an honorary Doctorate of Divinity Degree from Sacramento Theological Seminary and Bible College in Sacramento, California. He has taught in the New York City Public School System and at the State University of New York at Stony Brook.
Apostle Keith is the creator of the “Marriages Alive and Well” Seminars. He and his wife, First Lady Joan Keith, host workshops and conferences across the country to strengthen good marriages and heal broken ones.
Family is the foundation of his life. This child of God is the affectionate and dedicated husband of Mother Joan D. Keith, his lady and State Mother of the Kentucky/Indiana Diocese, and the loving father of four children. Since 1967, when he and Mother Keith wed, his family has grown tremendously. Not only is he a husband and father, he is also a grandfather of nine, and a great grandfather of one.
This Man of God is truly blessed and highly favored, knowing that, because of the Lord, NOTHING is impossible!