Minister Michael Winfrey is a former radio personality, born in Des Moines, IA, and has been in ministry for more than thirty years. He has been a Youth Pastor since 2009, for True Vine Missionary Baptist Church, Faith Christian Fellowship Church, and The Church Within International Ministries in Fort Worth, Texas. He is currently the Youth Minister at Graceland Community Baptist Church, Sunday School Teacher, and a part of Prison Outreach under the leadership of Doctor C.D. Stricklin.
He accepted his call to ministry in August of 1987 and was officially ordained in April of 2003. Minister Winfrey studied at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary with a degree in Biblical Studies and has a Degree in Business Computers from Texas Tech, and another Degree in Writing from The Institute for Children’s Literature.
Minister Winfrey has written two plays, “The Modern Day Prodigal Son” and “Let My People Go!”, and has starred and acted in several gospel stage plays. In 2008, He produced a gospel CD for youth entitled “Youthful Praise,” and is the author of three books, one of which was published on Amazon (“Soul-Food 365 Spiritual Meals for the Hungry Soul”) and two others in the works; “I Hate Divorce!” (scheduled for completion in 2019) and “No Weapon Formed”.
He is the father of three beautiful children and married to his lovely wife, ministry partner, best friend, and soul mate, Raenel Denise Winfrey, also from Des Moines, Iowa.