Dr. Michael R. Howard, B.BS, M.BS, Ph.D
Senior Pastor/Co-Founder

B.BS., M.BS., Ph.D:
PMI Center for Biblical Studies, Battle creek, MI       
Calvary Christian College and Seminary of South Bend, IN.
Overseer Michael R. Howard, born in Mt. Holly New Jersey, the 10th of 13 children born to
Mary and John hazel Howard. Overseer Michael Howard has been married to his wife Elder
Brenda Howard for 13 years. The two founded Greater is He Ministries when they felt the call
to do outreach ministry in the City of Trenton.

Overseer Howard graduated from Palmyra High School in Palmyra N.J. He attended Oklahoma
State University, and served in the United States Marines.  Overseer has obtained several
degrees including his PhD in Biblical Studies from Calvary Christian College and Seminary of
South Bend Indiana, PMI Institute, Battle Creek Michigan.

October 2005, Overseer Howard accepted the call to Pastorship of Greater Is He Ministries
Trenton N. J. Overseer Howard was ordained as Pastor and installed March 2006 by Apostle D.
C. Thomas, prelate of the Greater Word to the World ministry.

Overseer Howard has birthed many programs at his church that reach out to the community,
including co-founder of Celebration of Life breast Cancer program for Survivors and their
Spouses. Under his leadership Greater Is He Ministries he has a Thanksgiving dinner on
Thanksgiving Day, and a Toy give away every year during the Christmas season. Overseer goes
into different prison to minister the word to the men and women that are incarcerated.

Overseer Howard sits on the board of the East Coast Prison Ministry Conference, has an annual
men’s conference, which is held annually in various states. He is also President of the Board of
Doorway To Hope transitional Housing program, Trenton, NJ. He has developed several
programs, including the Door of Hope Ministries in Plainfield NJ. A housing program for the
previously incarcerated that need assistance with temporary housing. He is also a member of the
Cambridge Who’s Who among distinguished.

Overseer Howard has a real passion for men that have and is currently going through this Breast
Cancer struggle with their wives, and or significant others.  He wants the world to know that
“Real Men” stay.

There are a few good men that not only stick with, but care, nurture, doctor and mentor their
wives, and he is a strong advocate for support groups for the men that are caregivers. Overseer
Howard is becoming part of Men Against Breast Cancer.

Overseer’s motto is, “Through it all I’ve learned to trust in Jesus, I’ve to trust in God, I’ve
learned to depend upon His Word!
Senior Pastor Biography