Bishop Kenneth C. Ulmer, DMin, PhD
“Passionately Pursuing God’s Will and Wisdom”
Dr. Kenneth Ulmer, lovingly known as “Bishop”, has served as the Senior Pastor-Teacher of Faithful Central Bible Church since 1982. Currently located in Inglewood, CA his ministry has grown from less than 300 people to several thousand.
Dr. Ulmer envisions Faithful Central as a conduit of God’s love and power as it reaches out to the greater Los Angeles area and makes an impact across the globe. Ready to usher the congregation into a new level of worship and servitude, Dr. Ulmer not only teaches the Word of God, he is also building Champions ready for "Divine Deployment."
Dr. Ulmer, is the former President of The King’s College and Seminary in Los Angeles, CA where he is also a founding board member and an adjunct professor. He participated in the study of Ecumenical Liturgy and Worship at Magdalene College at Oxford University in England, has served as an instructor in Pastoral Ministry and Homiletic at Grace Theological Seminary, as an adjunct professor at Biola University—where he served on the Board of Trustees, as an adjunct professor at Pepperdine University, and as a mentor in the Doctor of Ministry degree program at United Theological Seminary in Dayton, OH.
Dr. Ulmer received his Bachelor of Arts Degree in Broadcasting & Music from the University of Illinois. After accepting his call to the ministry, Dr. Ulmer was ordained at Mount Moriah Missionary Baptist Church in Los Angeles, and shortly after founded Macedonia Bible Church in San Pedro, CA. He has studied at Pepperdine University, Hebrew Union College, the University of Judaism and Christ Church and Wadham College at Oxford University in England.
He received a PhD. from Grace Graduate School of Theology in Long Beach, CA (currently the West Coast Campus of Grace Theological Seminary). He was awarded an Honorary Doctor of Divinity from Southern California School of Ministry, and he received his Doctor of Ministry from United Theological Seminary.
Dr. Ulmer has been consecrated Bishop of Christian Education of the Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship, where he sat on the Bishops Council. He has served on the Board of Directors of The Gospel Music Workshop of America, the Pastor’s Advisory Council to the mayor of the City of Inglewood, CA, and on the Board of Trustees of Southern California School of Ministry.
Dr. Ulmer is currently the Presiding Bishop over Macedonia International Bible Fellowship based in Johannesburg, South Africa, which is an association of pastors representing ministries in Africa and the U.S.Dr. Ulmer is also the author of five books:
A New Thing: a reflection on the Full Gospel Baptist Movement.
Spiritually Fit To Run The Race: a guide to everyday godly living.
The Anatomy Of God: a major release from Whitaker House that vividly relates the awesome attributes of God.
In His Image: which introduces us to God who is teachable, emotional, and accessible.
Making Your Money Count: which clearly articulates biblically sound truth on the topic of money.
Although he takes pride in his many accomplishments. His greatest joy comes from his role as a family man. He has been married to his wife, Togetta Ulmer, for 35 years. Together they have three children and five grandchildren.