BISHOP LEANZA FORD HISTORY
Bishop Leanza Ford was baptized on January 17, 1971, by Elder Lewis Evans under the Pastor Bishop R. D. Porter at Sharon Pentecostal Church of God. On January 18, 1971 he received the Holy Ghost with Evidence of Speaking in Tongue.
Later in his Spiritual Life he became a member of Bible Way Temple of Prayer
Under the Pastor Dr. Bishop James E. Nichols. In 1974 he was called into the ministry. In 1978 he was Ordained Elder Ford, In the Bible Way Organization Worldwide, Inc. Under Bishop Smallwood Williams at Constitutional Hall in Washington D.C.
Later in 1978 he was called by God into Pastorialship. In that level of Ministry the Lord Blessed him with property to establish the Church. He became the Founder of the True Faith Apostolic Bible Way Church, Inc.
Through the Teaching, Preaching, Fasting and Prayer he developed ministries within the church.
In 1996 he was Ordained Assistant Bishop, by Presiding Bishop Shepard of the Holy Body of Christ.
In 1998 he became the Founder and Presiding Bishop of the True Faith Apostolic Outreach Ministries, Inc.
To this point he continues to work with churches from Toledo, Ohio to Cleveland, Ohio. He is working faithfully with the leading of God's spirit to continue to establish fellowships with other churches.