Bishop Otha Bell
  • 64, Male
  • Mcdonough, GA
  • United States
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City You Live In: (Add closest Major City in Parentheses)
McDonough (Atlanta)
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Church Status:
Senior Pastor
Church Name:
Speaking the Word of Faith Prophetic Teaching Ministries
College Attended (optional):
Tripp Bible Institute
About Me: (Ministry Info, Hobbies, Fav. Music etc.)
Bishop Otha Bell is the Co-Founder and Senior Pastor of the Speaking the Word of Faith Prophetic Teaching Ministries located in McDonough, Georgia. He has 33+ years experience in various forms of ministry. He has served the Lord as a Sunday School Teacher, Deacon, Minister, Associate Minister, Assistant Pastor, Pastor, and as a Chaplain at both the State Correctional Institutions in Camp Hill and Chester, Pennsylvania. In September of 2005 Pastor Bell was appointed as Bishop-designate for the Maranatha Faith Fellowship International of Stockbridge, Georgia. He was consecrated to the Holy Office of the Bishop in the Lord’s Church by Archbishop Charles W. Maddox, Bishop Diante’ Waldon International Presiding Prelate of the Maranatha Faith Fellowship International, and the Bishop G. Calvin Boone on January 14, 2006. On December 28, 2010 Bishop Bell received Apostolic Succession from the Right Reverend Jay E. Bunting.

He has held various credentials over the past 33+ years being licensed to the Ministry by Full Gospel Assemblies, Intl. of Coatesville, Pennsylvania and ordained as a Minister of the Gospel of Christ by the Bible Fellowship Christian Church of Steelton, Pennsylvania, the Second National Baptist (Primitive) Association of Front Royal, Virginia, the Lancaster Mennonite Conference of Lancaster, Pennsylvania, the Association of Evangelical Gospel Assemblies of Monroe, Louisiana, the Koinonia Fellowship of Churches of Chester, Pennsylvania, the Blood Covenant Fellowship Church of Chester Pennsylvania, and the United Evangelical Churches of America of St. Mary’s, Georgia. Bishop Bell has received a Certificate of Completion in Urban Evangelism from the Melvin Floyd School of Evangelism in Philadelphia Pennsylvania, a Certificate in Pastoral Ministry from Cathedral University of Los Angeles, California, and a Certificate as a Certified Chaplain from the Tripp Bible Institute of Marion, North Carolina. He also has graduated from the Full Gospel Baptist Bible Institute of Upper Darby Pennsylvania with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Bible and Theology, and the Regency Christian College of Jacksonville, Florida with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Pastoral Ministry and a Masters Degree in Divinity, and holds a Masters Degree in Biblical Studies and has been Certified as a Chaplain from the Tripp Bible Institute of Marion, North Carolina. Also he has an Honorary Doctorate of Divinity Degree from the World Christianship Ministries of Fresno, California, and an Honorary Doctorate of Letters Degree from the Academy of Universal Global Peace of Chennai, India.

He was a former Secretary of the Pennsylvania Prison Chaplain’s Association and the Koinonia Fellowship of Churches, a former Board Member of Yoke-fellowship Prison Ministries, Inc, and a former member of the Church Committee of Justice and Mercy, Inc. He is a member of the National Certified Chaplains Association, a member of the World Bishop’s Council, an Advisory Board Member of the Association of Clergy International, and a member the Association of Charismatic and Reformed Churches. Bishop Bell serves as the Founder and Presiding Prelate of Speaking the Word of Faith P.T.M. of McDonough, Georgia and as Coadjutor of Bishop Mary Ministries of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He continues to serve as the First Assistant Presiding Prelate of the Maranatha Faith Fellowship International and is the President of the M.F.F.I. Bible Institute. Bishop Bell is presently attending the Tripp Bible Institute of Marion North Carolina where is seeking a Doctorate Degree in Divinity.

Bishop Bell lives in the City of McDonough, Georgia. He is married to Lady Carol A. Bell who is an Early Head-start Childhood Developmental Teacher at McIntosh Trails ECDC in Jackson, Georgia. They have two children, a son, Min. Benjamin Lewis Bell who lives with his family in Chester, Pennsylvania, a daughter Natalie Mae, and three grandchildren.
Favorite Preachers:
Bishop Diante Waldon, Bishop David Thompson, Bishop David Banks, Archbishop C. W. Maddox, Bishop Anthony Craig Hanna, and Bishop Jessie L. Fields

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Don't Shut Up

Posted on May 24, 2011 at 4:38am 0 Comments

Three great men were promoted to glory recently. 

One was a world famous man of God who left his comfort zone

in rural Pennsylvania and went to the mean streets of New York, began a

ministry that revolutionized the treatment of people with addictions, former

gang members and former inmates. Through his ministry and his church millions

have been touched with his preaching, writing and witness for Christ. In this

age when there are so many “false prophets” David…


The Rest of God

Posted on April 28, 2011 at 3:51am 0 Comments

“And I heard a voice from heaven saying unto me, Write, Blessed are the dead which die in the

Lord from henceforth: Yea, saith the Spirit, that they may rest from theirr labors; and their works do follow them” 


WOW! I just read that the Rev. David Wilkerson was killed in

a car crash in Texas. The news of this tragedy hardly made the top news

sections of CNN or the like, but the vibrations from this shocking event will

surely shake the earth, especially here in…


The Tops of the Mountains

Posted on November 28, 2010 at 4:56am 0 Comments

“And the waters decreased continually until the tenth month: in the tenth month, on the first day of the month, were the tops of the mountains seen”. (Genesis 8:5)

I don’t know but I got a…


The Encouragement of a Son

Posted on July 26, 2010 at 7:57am 0 Comments

My married son was in town with his wife and kids recently. Wow, just to say that in and by itself shows the years that has went by since his birth, baseball and football games, schooling, graduation and now marriage. He has grown into a handsome, fine young man…


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Thank you Bishop for excepting my friend request and I pray that the power of God rest on you and your ministry in Jesus name!!!

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