Terence E. Coleman was ordained as a Minister of the Gospel in 1988 under
the Midwestern District Council (MDC) of the Pentecostal Assemblies of the
World, Inc. (PAW, INC). Bishop Coleman has been the pastor of Greater
Pentecostal Church of God since 1989. He is also an anointed preacher,
teacher and former television/radio minister. In 2009, he was consecrated
Bishop into The Higher Ground International Ministries, where he currently
serves as Assistant General Overseer of the Organization.
Bishop Coleman was an integral part of the MDC of the PAW, Inc., where he
served as Foreign Missions Director, Assistant Treasurer, Assistant General
Secretary, and as a member of the Ordination Committee.
In May of
1996, Bishop Coleman graduated from Gateway College of Evangelism with an
Associate’s Degree in Theology. In March 2009, St. Thomas Christian College
conferred upon him the Honorary Doctorate of Divinity. He was chosen due to
years of tremendous contributions, dedication, and commitment to advancing
education in the body of Christ and the community.
General Overseer and with a vision for reaching the lost, Bishop Coleman has
traveled and ministered internationally. He has preached, taught,
established churches, and won souls to Christ in South Africa, the
Philippines, Russia, Kenya, and Dubai.
As an author, Bishop Coleman
has written The Apostle’s Doctrine, giving clarity to students of the Bible
on the teachings of Jesus, and The After Care Ministry, written to address
the necessity of continued care and discipleship for new Christians, and The
Deacons Manual, focusing on the purpose and role of a deacon. Under the
anointing of God, Bishop Coleman has a very unique and creative way of
ministering through illustrated sermons. His most recent accomplishment is
his book The Apostle’s Doctrine has been translated to Cebuano (Philippines
On February 20, 2005 Bishop Coleman was presented The
Earl E. Howe Community Service Award for his consistent and active role he
plays in the community. In June of 2014, Homicide Ministers & Community
Alliance (HMCA) recognized him for his unselfish devotion with helping
provide service to homicide victim’s families.
Bishop Coleman is
married to Prophetess Sheila Ann Coleman. He is the proud father of two
adult children, a son Ryan and daughter, Nyla. As a family, they work
tirelessly in ministry to advance the Kingdom of God.