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Lead Pastor/

Reuben P. Anderson Sr.

Dr. Anderson is the Senior Pastor and Founder of the Tower of Faith Evangelistic Church of God In Christ in Compton, California. He began the ministry in 1972 with 15 members and is now one of the largest congregations in the city of Compton.

He is committed to teaching biblical principles so that persons can apply them to their current situations and everyday challenges. His mission is that souls will be saved, lives will be changed and built up because of the gospel of Jesus Christ, and that those lives will impact the communities that they live in. He also desires to assist with the revitalization of the City of Compton, renew the hopes of its citizens and reawaken the dreams of a better future by empowering the members of the community to become self-sufficient. Community outreach is one of the focal points of the ministry.

In 1997, he established through the Tower of Faith, the Community Development Corporation a legal, accredited, non-profit organization with the mission and purpose to provide Community Outreach to the City of Compton and surrounding areas. Dr. Anderson is a sought out preacher and teacher of the gospel. In 1995, Dr. Anderson was a recipient of an award for “The Top Ten Greatest Pastors” in Los Angeles from the National Congress of Racial Equality. He is the recipient of several commendations through the local city government for his community service.

Dr. Anderson has been married for 51 years to Nettie Anderson, who is an anointed singer in her own right and has two children and 3 grandchildren. He received his Bachelor’s Degree in Theology from Life Bible College of Los Angeles. He received a Master’s Degree in Theology, from Fuller Theological Seminary, Pasadena, California. He received his Doctorate of Humanities Degree from Payne Bible Institute

First Lady

Nettie J. Anderson

Nettie J. Anderson is the Co-founder and First Lady of Tower of Faith Evangelistic Church and Ministries. She was born in Arkansas. She is committed to the Lord and actively participates in ministry.

Currently, she serves as the Director of the Tower of Faith Women‘s Ministry, Teacher in the Tower of Faith Bible Institute, and provides oversight to several church auxiliaries; just to name a few of her ministry duties. Mrs. Anderson is greatly anointed to sing. Her soulful sound has inspired, encouraged and uplifted many.

She is also a frequent speaker at Seminars, Workshops, Women’s Annual Days and other special services. In 1996, she wrote her first publication entitled “This Too Shall Pass” which deals with the issues of and overcoming menopause. Her down-to-earth attitude and humorous delivery of the Word have been a blessing to all that have had the privilege to hear her.

She has been married to Dr. Reuben P. Anderson, Sr. for 51 years and is the loving mother of 2 adult children. Reuben Anderson, Jr. and Lydia Anderson Flanagan, and has 3 grandchildren — Justin, Jor’dyn, and Jeremiah. Her commitment is to teaching the people in the body of Christ how to successfully overcome life’s battles through understanding “Spiritual Warfare.