DR. DONALD R. WHITAKER is the Senior Pastor of Agape Faith Ministries. He is married to Leading Lady Deloris Whitaker and the proud parent of 5 children and 7 grandchildren. Dr. Whitaker attended Southern University in Baton Rouge and later transferred to the Shreveport, Louisiana Branch. Dr. Whitaker, in ignorance, dropped out of college to work, got fired and ended up in the US Army, where he came to know Christ. Dr. Whitaker reentered Southern University in New Orleans, Louisiana after a few successes and failures in life, and graduated with a B.S. in Accounting in 1986. He earlier accepted his call to the gospel ministry in 1985. Dr. Whitaker accepted the pastorate of Antioch Missionary Baptist Church in Bossier City, LA in November 1990, where he learned lessons no seminary could teach him. Dr. Whitaker attended New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary and graduated from Greenwood Acres Christian College and Theological Seminary under the tutelage of President Bishop Fred A. Caldwell, Sr. Dr. Whitaker continuously strives to hear the voice of God for every Word which he speaks not only across the sacred desk of the pulpit but wherever God sends him to proclaim the Gospel of Jesus Christ.
LADY DELORIS WHITAKER is the Co-Pastor, Chief Administrative Officer and Leading Lady at Agape Faith Ministries. She is married to our pastor, Dr. Donald R. Whitaker and they are the proud parents of 5 children and 7 grandchildren. Lady Whitaker attended Northwestern State University School of Nursing and Southern University in Shreveport, but later received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Greenwood Acres Christian College and Theological Seminary under the tutelage of President Bishop Fred A. Caldwell, Sr. Lady Deloris Whitaker is also the Minister of the Golden Age Ministry and is very fervent in ministering to the needs of the Seniors of Agape and the surrounding community. She is also the Director of the Dance Ministry, Director of the Youth Choir and a member of the Praise Team.
PASTORS HAROLD & TANDRA BOST are the Pastors of the Youth Ministry of Agape Faith Christian Fellowship. Pastors Harold & Tandra Bost are always faithfully working with the youth helping them understand the Word of God on their level. The mission of the Agape Faith Youth Ministry is to teach our youth how to include God in their whole life experience. To teach and instruct in the fundamentals of worship, lead them into a meaningful, personal relationship with Jesus Christ, and guide them in developing that relationship. Pastor Harold Bost is an alumni of New Orleans Theological Seminary. Pastor Tandra Bost is an alumni of Northwestern University. They’ve been happily married for 17 years with 4 children, 1 granddaughter, and 1 daughter-in-law. They both sincerely believe in Proverbs 22:6, which states, “Train up a child in the way he should go, and when he is old, he will not depart from it”. The Youth Church, Youth Choral Group, Liturgical Dance, Drama Ministry and Ushering Ministry are all available to the youth.
MINISTER SABRENA BAILEY is the Minster of Women of Power & Excellence-A Ministry that’s designed for women striving for excellence and also the Director of the New Members Orientation. Minister Sabrena Bailey has been an intricate part of Agape Faith for the past 10 years. She is married to Deacon David Bailey who is also the director of the Men of Integrity: Men reaching Men Ministry.