For over Twenty four years Bishop Eric Lloyd has uncompromisingly preached the Word of God, crossing the boundaries of denomination, countries, and even race. He has become one of the most sought-after speakers of this generation. Bishop Lloyd served faithfully under Bishop Michael T. Martin of Gospel Tabernacle Church of the Apostolic Faith, Inc. before receiving and accepting his call from God to start Rhema International Church in November of 1998.
Bishop Lloyd has a tremendous passion for God’s Word coupled with a love for God’s people. His aim is to develop a strong congregation by strengthening weak families.
Bishop Lloyd is also a devout family man. He and his lovely wife, Evangelist Shenita L. Lloyd have been married for over twenty three years and they have five wonderful children. He is a successful businessman, the owner of Lloyd & Lloyd’s LLC, Dean of Education for Lloyd’s Theological School of Ministry, founder of the Edge Christian Light Club-Ministry, president and CEO of the Edge Records, president, CEO, and co-founder of the Rhema Television Network, and the presiding bishop and founder of Rhema International Fellowship of Churches. This great Pentecostal movement (RIFC) consists of several churches throughout the United States, the United Kingdom, Africa, Ireland, and Canada.
Bishop Lloyd has received certificates of appreciation from several Mayors and has been honored by the Detroit and Warren City Councils for his many community and leadership accomplishments. In 2010 Bishop Eric Lloyd was one of four ministers in the entire state of Michigan that was honored by Rev. Jesse Jackson and the Rainbow PUSH Coalition.
Bishop Lloyd is a hard working visionary, entrepreneur, song writer, producer, business consultant, community activist, philanthropist, humanitarian, and a member of the Sex Education Advisory Council for the Macomb County Van Dyke School District in Warren, Michigan.
Bishop Lloyd’s life and ministry has touched the hearts of countless individuals via worldwide television, radio, the internet, and Christian publications.
Bishop Lloyd is the author of a bestselling book titled From Vision to Manifestation. For many years Bishop Lloyd has encouraged his congregation to declare “From Vision to Manifestation” and to believe God for it.
His vision was to build or purchase a facility that will house the sanctuary of Rhema International Church; which will include several offices, a family life center, an educational wing, daycare program, the headquarters for RIFC, Lloyd’s theological school of ministry campus and a daily food pantry. The vision has finally come to pass. In 2017 Bishop Lloyd and Rhema International Church purchased an 11,700 square feet facility in Harper Woods, Michigan. This is one of many properties purchased by the Lloyd’s and this great congregation since 2001.
Finally, Bishop Lloyd is just a humble servant of our Lord Jesus Christ. His desire is to do the will of God with all of his might.