Bishop Raymond Hampton III, D.Min. is the Executive Director of the Seattle International Dream Center. His gracious wife, Julia, of 23 years serves as Executive Pastor along his side. Bishop Hampton was licensed to preach in December 1990 at Miracle Temple Church of God in Christ under Senior Pastors Henry and Rubie Jenkins. On November 29, 1992, Bishop Hampton was ordained by the Church of God in Christ where Bishop T.L. Westbrook serves as the Bishop for the state of Washington. Bishop Hampton received his Master's Degree in Theology in 2004 and his Doctorate in Ministry in 2005 from A.L. Hardy Academy of Theology. Bishop Hampton was consecrated and consummated as a Bishop on September 12, 2004 by Bishop A.L. Hardy TH.D. of the Rose of Sharon Pentecostal Church of Seattle. Bishop Hampton serves a diverse congregation of hundreds of individuals as the Senior Pastor of Seattle International Church, which is one of the healthiest and fastest growing churches in the Northwest. Bishop Hampton serves as Senior Bishop over a multitude of pastors, ministers and leaders. This man of God is known for his "Evangelism with Excellence" seminars. He enjoys imparting the word of God to churches, businesses, and conferences across the nation.