BISHOP DR. NAPOLEON LEE WARD
Bishop Dr. Napoleon Lee Ward was born September 28, 1947, Nashville TN to the late Bishop Louis and Mother Fannie Ward.
He was introduced to Christ at the age of twelve, baptized in Jesus name and filled with the Holy Ghost. This was the beginning of his journey of faith that would lead him to his divine destiny.
After serving military service the US Army, Bishop returned to the States and met Wanda Holland. They were joined in holy matrimony in 1970, and from this union was blessed with three wonderful children.
Bishop Ward received his Doctorate Degree from Emmanuel Theological Seminary, after previously receiving an Associate Degree in Business and Accounting from Draughons College.
Bishop Ward served faithfully under the pastorate of his father at the church of Jesus Christ of the Apostolic Faith. He began teaching Sunday School at the age of sixteen and served as Sunday School Superintendent, working with the youth training program, bus ministry, and music department, respectively.
In 1984, Bishop Ward founded the Faith Apostolic Church of Nashville and served as District Elder for a number of years until his appointment as an Assistant to the late Presiding Bishop J. W. Jones of the Pentecostal Churches of the Apostolic Faith.
Bishop Ward was elevated to the office of Presiding Bishop of the New Day Pentecostal Churches of the Apostolic Faith and served in this capacity from 2008 to 2011.
Bishop Ward is a gifted communicator. Under the leadership of the Holy Ghost, he is able to bring clarity and understanding to the word of God. He is a man that possess a humbled spirit and as David, he is a man after God’s own heart. He continues to this day, to do the will of God by spreading the gospel.