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ABOUT our

leaders

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Bishop RJ Matthews

Bishop RJ Matthews is a profound voice in the earth. He is a husband, a father, a pastor, an avid entrepreneur, and leader who strives to provoke and accelerate the empowerment of all people. 

He is a graduate from World Harvest Bible College under Pastor Rod Parsley where he studied advanced Pastoral Leadership. While in Bible College he founded U-Turn Youth Ministries and has since impacted thousands of young people. He served as youth pastor from December 2005 until September 2007 at Harvest Time Church in Houston, TX under the leadership of Bishop Shelton Bady. In October 2007, Bishop Matthews returned to his hometown and served as interim pastor at Kingdom Vision International Church where he grew up in the ministry. Following the Retirement of Bishop Shelton Bady in January 2021, Bishop Matthews has since assumed the Lead Pastor role at The Harvest (formerly Harvest Time Church) in Houston, TX. while continuing to serve as the Senior Pastor of Kingdom Vision International Church in Columbus, MS. He also serves as the CEO and Director of The Revive Nation Fellowship with a vision to provide spiritual covering to pastors and ministries across the world.

Bishop RJ is continuing to grow in ministry and is devoted to a lifestyle that pleases God. He is a man full of purpose and passion who is determined to change lives, transform cities, and harvest nations. 

First Lady Cycelia Matthews (Lady M)

Prophetess Cycelia Denise Matthews is happily married to Bishop RJ Matthews, and they are blessed with 3 children, Robert C. Matthews III, Micah Jeremiah Matthews, and Faith Zamir Matthews.  Prophetess is a faithful member of The Harvest Church in Houston, TX where she serves as Director of Women’s Ministry. 

 

She is the founder of the Proverbs 31:31 Fellowship which is a ministry dedicated to strengthening, empowering, & promoting Pastors' Wives to excel in their marriages, ministries, & communities. 

 

Characterized by passionate worship, and intense desire to please her Heavenly Father, Prophetess Matthews delivers a Word that is prophetic, powerful, and life- altering to hearers of all ages. Her passionate desire is to lead those with wounded spirits to a life-changing experience at the feet of JESUS. 

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