Bishop Lyle Dukes and Pastor Deborah Dukes are the founders and Senior Pastors of the Harvest Life Church, a ministry of over 8,000 members in Woodbridge, Virginia. They are passionate about the Local Church and its mission in seeing the lives of people changed through the life-transforming message of Jesus Christ. The signature of their ministry is the beautiful love that they have for one another and their undying love for God and His Kingdom work here on earth.
As Senior Pastors of Harvest Life, they are committed to the mission of salvation, transformation and empowerment for the Body of Christ as they minister to thousands each week in their local area and many more in their community, region and around the world.
They have one adult daughter, Brittany Dukes-Bryant – a gifted leader and speaker that has a tremendous passion for the Local Church – especially the youth. She serves as the Harvest Life Youth Director. She is married to Brandon Bryant, who has a heart for the family and ministry as well. He serves as the Director of the Facilities Management Ministry at Harvest Life.
Bishop Lyle Dukes and Pastor Deborah Dukes are the proud grandparents of their three boys, Malachi, Jeremiah and Isaiah.
Bishop Lyle Dukes
Lead Senior Pastor
Bishop Lyle Dukes is a strong visionary Christian leader committed to the work of the Lord Jesus Christ through the local church and passionate about the spiritual well-being of people. His life is dedicated to reaching, training and establishing souls and developing programs to enhance the assignment that God has placed within them.
As a creative visionary, successful author and businessman for the Kingdom of God, Bishop Dukes is committed in his call as a Senior Pastor of thousands of members at Harvest Life and as a “Pastor to pastors” through the Pastors Network. The Pastors Network is a global ministry founded by Bishop Dukes and his wife, Pastor Deborah, which includes approximately 500 churches in the United States and abroad. Bishop Dukes also serves more than 600 churches worldwide as General Secretary of the International Bible Way Church of Jesus Christ.
Additionally, Bishop Dukes is sought after in the corporate arena for his godly wisdom, integrity and business skill. He serves on the boards of several organizations, including being the Chairman of the Board (Elect) of the Prince William County Chamber of Commerce, the largest municipal Chamber in Virginia.
The weekly television broadcast, Change Today with Lyle and Deborah Dukes, airs on several networks, reaching over 200 countries and more than 86 million homes with the life-changing ministry of Jesus Christ.
His loving relationship with his wife and partner in ministry, Pastor Deborah, serves as a model for marriages around the world. Their powerful close-knit relationship has become a signature of their ministry as they reach the world together for Christ.
Bishop Lyle Dukes’ mission is to teach, train, develop and empower people to live better, love better, serve better and give better. He is a loving husband, father, grandfather, brother, son and friend.
Pastor Deborah Dukes
Pastor Deborah Dukes is a powerful Christian leader dedicated to the work of the Lord Jesus Christ and fervent concerning the establishment of a strong Local Church that effectively brings souls into the Kingdom. She works tirelessly to develop structure and programs to nurture and disciple people and develop strong Christian leaders.
She is a passionate Kingdom leader, preacher, teacher, trainer, psalmist, visionary, author and dedicated Senior Pastor of more than 8,000 members of the Harvest Life Church. She is also a “Pastor to pastors” through the Pastors Network ministry. The Pastors Network is a global ministry which includes approximately 500 churches in the United States and abroad.
The weekly television broadcast, Change Today with Lyle and Deborah Dukes, airs on several networks, reaching more than 200 countries and 86 million homes with the life-changing ministry of Jesus Christ.
Her loving relationship with her husband and partner in ministry, Bishop Lyle Dukes, serves as a model for marriages around the world. Their amazing caring relationship towards one another has become a signature of their ministry as they reach the world together for Christ.
Pastor Deborah is the progenitor of the “Women of Power” Conference which is known as a vehicle for transformation, inspiration and empowerment. She also enjoys her calling as a wife, mother, grandmother, sister and daughter.