BISHOP VANUEL C. LITTLE, SR.
Pastor of Greater First Deliverance Temple
They are now the proud parents of three anointed children: Evangelist Ada M. Little-Cultiff (Bro. Eddie Cutliff) - parents of eight; Dr. Vanuel Charles Little, Jr.
(Sister Catherine M. Little) - parents of three; and Elder Victor Carl Little, I (Sister Melissa Little) - parents of three.
They are also the humble grandparents of 14 grandchildren; and the great-grandparents of eight (8) great-grandchildren.
is honored to be his
children's natural father as well as their "father in the gospel".
Bishop Little became a member of the Apostolic Church of God in Chicago, Illinois Pastored by "the late" Dist.
Elder Walter Clemons for over twenty years.
served as Assistant Pastor for 14 years under the leadership of the Honorable Bishop Arthur M. Brazier.
Bishop Little also faithfully served as Choir Director, Altar Worker, Youth Vice President and President (local and state), Custodian, and many other hard working capacities.
wife, Dr. Little
spearheaded the "Task Force" outreach ministry which aided in countless souls being added to the kingdom.
In excess of seven years he
traveled extensively as a National Evangelist of the Pentecostal Assemblies of the World.
continued to proclaim the Name of Christ, his
mother, father, sisters, brothers, nieces, and nephews were baptized in Jesus' Name, and received the power of the Holy Ghost within the course of his
Also, during his
evangelical experience on the field, after having the honor of baptizing his
parents and siblings, he
97 years of age grandmother in the Precious Name of Jesus as she
too received the Holy Ghost.
Bishop Little has made a tremendous impact in the lives of his entire family.
Bishop Little was elected Pastor of the First Deliverance Church located 2201 N.E. 15th Street, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, in October 1973, upon the inspired recommendation of the then Oklahoma Diocesan, Bishop Robert McMurray.
Bishop Little is the C.E.O. and Founder of the Greater First Deliverance Temple Bible College, which opened in August 1988.
These classes were designed for those desiring to enhance and develop their Christian Education experience.
Upon completion of a two-year degree program, students will have earned an Associate Degree in Theology.
It was in March 1989 • the city of West Palm Beach, Florida, Bishop Little was elected Bishop by the Pentecostal Assemblies of the World, Inc.
In August of that same year, in Louisville, KY, Bishop Little was anointed in holy consecration by then Presiding Prelate Bishop James A. Johnson.
Bishop Little was appointed overseer of the 36th Episcopal District (the Eastern Caribbean Council of Nations) of the Pentecostal Assemblies of the World as installation ceremonies took place in January 1990, Bishop James A. Johnson officiating.
Later on October 20, 1993, Bishop Little was installed as Diocesan of the Oklahoma State Council 26th Episcopal District of the P.A.W. by then presiding Prelate Bishop Paul A. Bowers and again receiving the leadership baton from Bishop William L. Smith.
In 1992, during the Pentecostal Assemblies of the World, Inc.'s Annual Convention in Chicago, IL, Bishop Little was elevated to the Board of Directors of the Bishops of the Pentecostal Assemblies of the World, Inc.
• Bishop Little's educational background reflects his
zeal for knowledge and expressly, that of God's Word.
graduation from Englewood High School
with honors in Chicago, Illinois, he
studied at many other seminaries and colleges of higher learning.
• On August 11, 1993, the Aenon Bible College of Indianapolis, Indiana presented Bishop Little with his second Doctorate of Divinity and Theology Degrees during the Annual Convention in Cleveland, Ohio
• In 1993, Cited in the Oxford's Who's Who, the Elite Registry of Extraordinary Professionals International.
Bishop Little is seen each Sunday proclaiming the gospel through a "Telecast Ministry" aired on Cox Cable Channel 71 from 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Radio Broadcast airing on KTLV 1220 AM Station from 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Bishop Little's web page address is www.GFDT.org.