Bishop Robert D. Reed is the founding Pastor of Pleasant Word Christian Center, International, a non-denominational, and culturally diverse ministry for all people. His ministry is cutting edge with a revelation of the word, the prophetic, healing, miracles, signs, and wonders. Above all a love for God, family, and a passion for reaching lost souls, the backslider, those damaged by church hurt and the wounded. Thousands around the world have been ministered to as they have experienced his ministry through conferences, television, radio, revivals, seminars, and itinerate teaching and preaching.
He accepted the call to ministry and preached his first message in 1979. Licensed as a minister in 1980, ordained as Elder in C.O.G.I.C. in 1983, under the late Bishop O. T. Jones Jr. He was consecrated Bishop in 2002, through the International Pentecostal Assemblies Ecumenical (“IPAE”) by the honorable Apostle William McCoy, Prelate, upon which he served as a board member.
In October 2016 Bishop was elevated to Diocesan Bishop by Chief Apostle and Presiding Primate, Bishop Walter Leigh Bates.
He also has a strong passion for young people and serves as a counselor and mentor of juveniles and probationers for the Sheriff’s office at the Department of Juvenile Justice in Georgia.
Bishop Reed served in the United States Navy and was honorably discharged. He is a graduate of the Georgia Public Safety Training Center Police Academy.
He retired as a Probation Officer in 2015, and currently works as a Deputy Sherriff. He is married to Oceanette L. Reed and they have two daughters - Cristen, Anaiah, and son Caleb (deceased).
He matriculates through a number of college degrees an Associate of Biblical Studies, Bachelor’s Degree of both Practical and Pastoral Theology, a Bachelor of Science Degree with Honors-Alpha Phi Sigma from the prestigious Mercer University in Atlanta, Georgia, and an Honorary Doctorate Degree from the International College of Bible Theology.
In 2019, Bishop Reed has become a published author with his new book, entitled “Take Your Miracle out of Captivity.”
It is God's will to release miracles from captivity and display his supernatural power in the lives of believers. In fact it is one of the benefits of exercising faith in God's infinite ability.
This book will open your mind and spirit and teach you to understand that there is always a window of possibility for you to personally experience a miracle. I teach you through the spirit of God effective and proven methods to use to make it happen for you!