Meet the President

Apostle Sylvester Paul Brinson, III – President


Apostle Brinson

Apostle Sylvester Paul Brinson, III – President

A.A., B.A., M.Div., L.H.D., D.D., D.Min., Th.D., Ph.D.

Sent in apostolic purpose, Apostle Brinson stands to assist the Body of Christ in fulfilling the Holy Scriptures, to prepare the earth for the return of our Lord.  Called from his youth, Apostle Brinson has served the Lord with gladness from the moment of his initial “yes, Lord” to the present timing of the Lord.  He is a holy man of God, Chosen by God as an end-time Apostle who walks in Kingdom authority under a precision anointing.  He is trusted by God as a result, is heavily used by the Father to restore the cutting edge to the swords of ministries and churches across the continental United States.

In addition, Apostle Brinson has worked for the Government of the City of Chicago as a Chief of Staff to an Alderman under the Administration of the Late Mayor Harold Washington, a Teacher and Administrator in a Private Christian School, served on both Administrative and Teaching Staffs of North Park College Chicago, Trinity College and Theological Seminary, Deerfield Illinois, Professor of Biblical Studies, Truth Bible College and Seminary of Jacksonville Florida’s Chicago Campus, a Field Supervisor with the Field Education Program of Chicago Theological Seminary Chicago, and a Consultant/Lecturer with The Wesleyan Urban Coalition a Consortium of 3 Universities, 8 Colleges and 2 Theological Seminaries.  He is very community active and serves on many boards and committees. Also nominated and selected as a member of the Outstanding Young Men of America and “Somebody Special Series II” – Biographical Sketches of Contemporary Role Models in Chicago, Illinois.

He has also has the distinct privilege to serve as the Co-Convener of the Religious Affairs Division of The Rainbow Coalition – Operation Push under the leadership of the Reverend Jessie Louis Jackson and served on his Campaign for his Presidential run as a member of the speakers bureau and led a representative coalition to Seoul Korea.

He has also made his pilgrimage to the Holy Land.

He is the Senior Pastor of Restoration Tabernacle and CEO of Hope Outreach Ministries Inc.  He governs an unusual cutting-edge conglomerate ministry that ministers to the whole person in every facet of life through full development of Christian faith, aspects of discipleship, and concepts of servant hood application.  Apostle Brinson believes in the restoration of the whole person and the cancellation of fragmented, broken and destroyed lives.  Through crisis intervention, Bible-based counseling, community outreach programs, educational curriculum, restoration of the arts, physical & nutritional guidance, spiritual & social adjustment programs, conferences, symposiums and crusades…he employs every possible measure for the resuscitation of that which was dead…to fully bring it to life!

He is also the Presiding Apostle (Apostle Primus having Apostolic Succession from both the “Eastern and Western Streams” of the ancient pilgrim Church) of the HOMI – Fellowship/Reformation, a reformation of independent ministries, churches, para – churches and agencies designed for the purpose of providing fellowship and networking through covering, mentoring, administrative support and development.  He is founder & convener of the Apostolic Council of Fellowshipping Apostles (ACFA), founder and overseer of the Apostolic Council of Prophetic Elders (ACPE). He is Founder and President of Hope Bible Institute & Seminary, Hope Schools of Ministry Consortium Hammond, Indiana and President/CEO of the Accrediting Association of Bible Schools and Theological Institutions Inc., Chicago, Illinois. He serves as a member of the Executive Advisory Board and Adjutant General of MICA under the leadership of Apostle Dr. Richard Daniel Henton his spiritual father in ministry.

The ministry of this “last day” Apostle covers over 40 years of ministry and 32 years in the Pastorate.  His education includes Honorary Doctorate of Divinity – Truth Bible College & Seminary, Jacksonville, Florida; Doctor of Humanities – Union Baptist Seminary, Birmingham, Alabama; Doctorate of Theology and Doctorate of Philosophy in Ministry Midwest Christian College & Seminary; Doctor of Ministry – Hope Bible Institute & Seminary, Hammond, Indiana. Master of Divinity – Garrett Evangelical Theological Seminary, Evanston, IL’ Bachelor of Arts with a Double Major in Sociology and Philosophy/Religion from Greenville College in Greenville, IL., and Associates in Social Services from Kennedy King College in Chicago,IL. A diploma from Lindblom Technical High School and Medill Elementary in Chicago, Illinois.