OUR EXECUTIVE PASTOR
Pastor Michael Watkins
Michael R. Watkins, Executive Pastor, and a dedicated community servant, finds himself uniquely gifted to serve the people of God especially men, fathers, and young boys. Pastor Michael worked 30 years for Progress Energy (Florida Power) in various capacities such as Drafting, Engineering Support, Program Engineering, and Program Specialist. However, Pastor Michael decided to retire, and dedicate himself to the ministry and serving men of his community.
Michael Watkins currently works for the State of Florida as the Coordinator of the Fathers Matter Program. In addition, he serves as the Assistant Pastor/Pastor of Administration of the Kingdom Bible Christian Church, in St. Petersburg, Florida. Pastor Michael Watkins is a professional with over thirty three years of continued career progressions and key accomplishments in both the private, public, and faith-based sectors. He has a diverse background in teaching, counseling, leadership development, and project management. He has demonstrated his ability to work effectively with congregants, social service agencies, clients, business/professional community, neighborhoods, and staff.
Pastor Watkins is a product of the Pinellas County School district, and completed a technical program here in Pinellas County upon graduating from high school. He plans to complete a Bachelors degree from Trinity College with a major in Church Ministry, One of Pastor Michael’s greatest desires is to see men walk in God’s true purpose for their lives. Pastor Watkins has been married to Pastor Ayakao for twenty (23) years, and is the father of three adult children, Michele Rogers, Michael A. Watkins, and Emmanuel Michael Watkins. He is also the proud grandfather of three, Demetrius, Christopher, and the late Christian.