Pastor Otis and
Evangelist Laura Pickett began their ministry in
1986 out of a commission to spread the gospel through Preaching, Teaching and
Singing. Pastor Pickett is currently the Pastor of Destiny Faith Church in Atlanta, Georgia,
and Evangelist Laura serves as Co-Pastor were they, "Build
People of Faith to Fulfill Their Destiny".
They also minister through workshops, seminars, Bible studies and other
outreach efforts committed to demonstrate and teach the life-changing Word of
Otis O. Pickett Jr. is
a native of Greenville, South Carolina, received a Bachelor of Arts degree in
Sociology from Morris College in Sumter, South Carolina, where he
was President of the Senior Class and served as the Chairman of the
Judiciary Commission. Pastor Pickett also received a Masters in Divinity
from Gammon Theological Seminary of the Interdenominational Theological
Center. Pastor Pickett
began his ministry as the Assistant Pastor at Ben Hill United Methodist
Church from 1985-1987. He
was the pastor at Warren Chapel United
in Commerce, Georgia
from 1987-1991 and at Capitol
from 1991-2009. He is a member of the Concerned Black Clergy, the Community
Affairs Ministry Program - C.A.M.P., and the Atlanta Interfaith Health
Ministry Council, as well as a supporter of many other organizations.
Laura Pickett is a native of Georgia, a
graduate of Spelman
College, a teacher and
preacher of the Word of God, a psalmist, a songwriter and an author. In 1998,
Laura received recognition as Atlanta Gospel Choice Best Female Vocalist for
"I Give You Praise," a music recording with, The Capitol View
Voices of Praise. She wrote and co-produced several songs on this project.
Laura is president and co-founder along with her husband of Pickett Outreach
Ministries, Inc. a ministry motivated out of Hosea 4:6, which says "My
people are destroyed for a lack of knowledge".
She and her husband have written a book entitled, "Married
Life or Married Life Sentence". She
has also authored other books entitled, "Faith
Coming versus Now Faith", "Withholding & Releasing Your
Blessing", "It's Time to Bring
Forth" and her newly released
book, "You Will Win In The End".
Pastor Otis and Evangelist Laura Pickett have
been married since 1983 and are the proud parents of three children Reginald,
Tracey, and Ashlee'. They both have been tailored by God to bring healing,
restoration, and hope to marriage and family relations through their ministry.
Yes, there is
"Victory Through The Word"!