Anthony L. Proctor, was born on September 5th 1972 in Tallahassee Florida. He atttended Testerina Primitive Baptist Church under Pastor G.V. Hill until he graduated from Leon High School in 1990. While serving under Pastor Hill he held numerous leadership positions, to include Youth Sunday School Teacher, Senior Youth Advisor, Junior Pallbearer, Youth Usher, and his most noteable position as Youth Vice President of the Old West Florida Primitive Baptist Asssociation where he served from 1984-88. He was instrumental in the implementation of the Annual Youth Sunday School Convention that provided a conference where the youth could worship and praise God in a manner that was conducive to their age setting that was separate from the adult setting.
Insightful, Motivational, Timely, and Cuting Edge are just a few ways to describe the ministry of Pastor Anthony Proctor. The Anointing on this young mans life provokes edification in the Body of Christ. Through the use of expository teaching and revelatory preaching Pastor Proctor sparks new found excitement in the Word of God.
Upon graduation from Leon High School, he joined the United States Marine Corps, where he served for 15 faithful years until he was medically retired May 31st 2006. Through many operations and overseas tours, and deployments Anthony found himself in Okinawa Japan in 1997 where he accepted his calling into the ministry. He immediately under went two years in a comprehensive Minister’s Training Course under the tutiledge of Apostle Charles A. Daniels. Anthony served in the following areas:
- Director of the School of Holy Spirit (Pnuemantology) (2000-2001)
- Lead Instructor in the School of the Holy Spirit (2001)
- Department Head Audio/Visual Department (2000-2001)
- Teacher in Couples Ministry, to include teaching during Couples Retreat (1999-2001)
- Active Member in Men’s Department
- Successfully completed the following schools: Foundational School of the Bible, Advanced School of the Bible, School of the Holy Spirit, and the School of Healing (1998-2001)
In May of 2001 upon military orders he left Okinawa Japan enroute to Camp Lejeune North carolina where he reconnected with Apostle Charles Daniels and Pastor Theo Dawkins. He was instrumental in assisting Apostle Daniels in the starting of New Beginnings Christian Center of Jacksonville North Carolina, which started in his living room. He is curently serving under Senior Pastor Bishop Willie J. Smith serving in the following areas.
- Exective Pastor
- Vice President of the Board of Directors
- Director of Christian Education
- Founder and Director of the Empowering Kingdom Greatness School of Ministry
He is a highly sought out inspirational teacher and motivator who has taught in several settings both locally and internationally. He is a student of the Word, and is constantly seeking to learn more of God’s Word through various courses and classes. Some of the courses that he has succesfully completed are:
- Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources from Touro University International in Los Altamitos California.
- MBA with concentration in Strategic Leadership from Trident University International in Los Altamitos California.
- Master’s degree in Biblical Counseling from Justice Fellowship International College in Garner North Carolina.
- Honorary Doctorate of Divinity from Christian Bible Institute and Seminary of Spring Texas.
- He is the Author of a book entitiled “There Is Revelation In Every Situation”, which is currently being sold through Barnes and Nobles.
Currently, Anthony serves as a Training Technician and Curriculum Developer for Field Medical Training Battalion- East. In this position he is responsible for testing, curriculum development, mentoring and monitoring instructors, and overseeing the Instructor Skills Development Program.
He married the former Elder Erica F. Cotton of Tallahassee Florida on April 3rd 1993. They have been married 20 + lovely years. They have been blessed with two beautiful children Aneica and Anthony Jr.