Dr. Dexter Howard

Dr. Dexter

International Speaker, Apostle, Pastor, Author

Dr. Dexter Howard is a Pastor, international speaker, author, and Kingdom builder. His passion is developing leaders and inspiring believers to reach their God-given potential to change the world. Pastor Howard is a mobilizer, gifted, dynamic motivator, and a masterful teacher of God’s Word. Pastor Howard considers himself to be a Champion of Courageous Manhood and Leadership.

His compassionate leadership has impacted the lives of countless people through domestic and international initiatives. He travels extensively in Haiti and Africa as a speaker, teacher, and humanitarian.

He and his wife, Genette, are co-founders of Howard International Ministries, and they co-founded Restoration Church in Fayetteville, Arkansas, in 1998. This is now a dynamic and thriving congregation impacting the Northwest Arkansas region. In 2015, they launched a second campus, The Restoration Place Church, in Charlotte, NC. He launched the Strong Man Movement in 2018 to encourage Courageous Manhood.

In 2022, he was commissioned, along with his wife, Genette, as Apostles in the Lord’s Church by Harvest International Ministries, and in 2023, he completed a Doctorate of Apostolic Leadership and Applied Theology from Wagner University.

Dr. Howard is the author of “Identity Shift: The Change That Changes Everything”. “Identity Shift” ushers believers beyond the borders of casual Christianity into their true identity as sons of God. Readers will be inspired to embrace the spirit of sonship and to walk in their God-given authority to change the world around them.

Dexter Howard’s most important roles are son, husband, and father. He is married to Genette Howard and is the father of six daughters, named in alpha order: Alexa, Bethany, Celeste, Destiny, Eden, and Faith. They live joyfully in Charlotte, NC.
Dr. Dexter and Genette Howard
Dr. Dexter Howard and Daughters

Identity is everything.  It is the key that opens up the grand vault door of Heaven.



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