Pastor Leeora Dove and her husband of 45 years, Deacon Claude Dove, are the founders of the Church Within Christian Ministry. For more than 15 years, Pastor Leeora Dove has continued to inspire people through her Prison Ministry, Radio Ministry (Gospel 1060AM), Television Ministry and Evangelistic Ministry.
God gave Pastor Dove a vision to birth the Church Within Christian Ministry in June of 2000. The vision was received through consistent reaffirmations and the plan was manifested under the direction of the Holy Spirit. Pastor Dove believes that the hope for the world today is still Jesus, the Christ. She strives daily to fulfill God’s purpose according to Matthew 28:19-20 “Go therefore and make disciples of all the nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and the Son and the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all things that I have commanded you; and lo, I am with you always, even to the end of the age. “ Amen
Pastor Dove embraced the legacy that her mother, Overseer Willie Mae Simmons (founder of Outreach Mission Church), had set before her.
Her messages present an uncompromising truth with a unique style that reaches past the ears of listeners and penetrates the hearts of young and old. She is a great asset to the body of Christ by working faithfully in ministries within and outside the church. She is a very knowledgeable teacher of the Word of God.
She labors in prayer and fasting to share the Word under a powerful anointing that only God can give. She is a spiritual leader and advisor to the members of the Church Within Christian Ministry and the Prison Ministries. She has conducted soul-stirring revivals in Cleburne, TX, Clovis, NM, Austin, TX, Briscoe Prison Unit, Alfred D. Hughes Prison Unit, Marlin Prison Unit and the Lockhart Prison Unit and the surrounding Texas area. She has preached at the Salvation Army and Evangelized on the streets of 12th and Chicon.
“And He said to them, “Go into all the world and preach the gospel to every creature. He who believes and is baptized will be saved; but he who does not believe will be condemned. And these signs will follow those who believe: In My name they will cast out demons; they will speak with new tongues; they will take up serpents; and if they drink anything deadly, it will by no means hurt them; they will lay hands on the sick, and they will recover.”
Pastor Dove’s ministry is one of deliverance. She invests quality time in prayer, fasting and staying true to God’s word. Pastor Dove doesn’t boast about the gifts that God has endowed upon her for she knows without him, she is nothing. She posses the gift of lying on hands, interpretation tongues and speaks unto you as a mouthpiece for God. Pastor Dove has been invited to pray in the homes of many to exorcise demonic spirits speak the word to liberation to the captives
Most importantly, Pastor Dove is a spirit-filled believer and follower of Jesus Christ. She is a living epistle through which Christ is able to have his way in and through her. It is her deepest desire to live a life fully surrendered to God’s plan and purpose. She has never been one to weaken the Word to please a crowd. Pastor Dove preaches the uncompromising Gospel.
Pastor Dove continues to impact the lives of people and influence their spiritual growth as Christians.