Bishop Kenneth R. Carter, Sr., a native of Opelika, Alabama and
pastor of the Christ Temple Holiness Church. He was born May 13, 1959 in
Opelika, Alabama. His parents are Thelma Holcey and the late Abe Carter. Bishop
Carter and his lovely wife Veronica are the parents of two sons and one
daughter; Derrick (Donna), Kenneth Jr.(Stephine) and Lekeia (Tyrone) and four
wonderful grandchildren; Derrick, Jr., Kensley, Caria Skekinah and Isaiah James.
He was elected over the Alabama churches of the Higher Grounds
Always Abounding Assembly Inc., where Doctor Sherman Watkins of Columbus, Ohio
is the Senior Bishop and Bishop T.D. Jakes of Dallas, TX is the 1st Vice
Bishop. He is also member of the Ministerial Alliance in Opelika, Alabama.
Bishop Carter attended Auburn University and has received a
Bachelor of Pastoral Ministry from New Hope Bible College. He also has a degree
from Southern Union Community College. In 1981 he was called into the Ministry.
In 1989 he became the Assistant Pastor under the leadership of Bishop James W.
Johnson. In 1994 he was called to Pastor the Apostolic Fellowship Holiness
Church, a small storefront church in Opelika, Alabama. In 1997 a new church was
built, and in 2007 the church name was changed to Christ Temple Holiness
Bishop Carter has made great strides in Opelika to help turn
around the lives of the homeless, drug addicts, single mothers, married couples
and others who are in need. Christ Temple Holiness Church has created programs
such as a prison outreach, food bank, children church and youth church.
He is an anointed and powerful man of God. His intellectual and
scriptural approach stimulates the intellect of people on all levels of life.
He penetrates the hardest of hearts, captivating the attention of the restless
and convincing the confused that God is able to save anybody. The primary focus
of this ministry is to spread the gospel of Jesus Christ through the Word of