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Then I will give you shepherds after my own heart, who will lead you with knowledge and understanding. Jeremiah 3:15 

Apostle Paul Shields 

Apostle Shields Bio

Apostle Paul Shields, a Chicago native has been ministering to the Body of Christ for over 48 years and has served as pastor for over 25 years. He is currently the Presiding Prelate of the Lion of Judah International Ministries Organization. He also serves as Overseer of the Latter Rain Ministries Church, located in the Fargo-Moorhead area of North Dakota. He ministers throughout the USA and internationally, as he carries out a Mandate from God- that of “Touching Lives Worldwide, Through Ministry”. He is the husband of one wife of 44 years - Pastor Gloria Shields. Together, they have three beautiful daughters and a daughter-in-law, (Rachel, Faith, Hope, and Tekeema), one son and two sons-in laws (Paul Jr., Charles, and Ronnie), and eleven grandchildren.

Apostle Shields has established a School of the Prophets (SOP) Training Course for those within the Five-Fold Ministry. He has authored two SOP Training Manuals and will soon release a new book, “Repositioning The Foundational Stones”. He has travelled extensively in the USA and abroad (Europe, Asia, South America, Africa), moving in the Body of Christ with an Apostolic and Prophetic Anointing, training pastors, establishing churches, and calling order to the House of God. He teaches, trains, and prepares leaders for the End time Moves of God in this New Millennium.

Apostle Shields has delivered powerful prophetic words to many of God’s leaders and people, who have all benefited from having a Prophet in the House. God has shown him diseases, life-threatening events and various other revelations. Many people have been healed, delivered and received miracles, as this Man of God has ministered to the masses with a strong manifestation of the Presence of God. His wife ministers prophetically along with him as God uses her profession to clarify the medical conditions, released through the Word of Knowledge, which are given during these awesome moves of God.

Pastor Gloria Shields

Pastor Gloria Bio

Pastor Gloria Shields, is the Senior Pastor of Latter Rain Ministries Church in Fargo, North Dakota. She was saved as a teenager, in Chicago, IL, where she met and married her husband of 44 years, Apostle Paul Shields. Together they have three beautiful daughters and a daughter-in-law, (Rachel, Faith, Hope, and Tekeema), one son and two sons-in laws (Paul Jr., Charles, and Ronnie), and 11 grandchildren! She acknowledged the Call of God to the ministry early in her walk with the Lord and has been working with her husband in the ministry since then, building up the Kingdom of God.


Pastor Shields has also worked for many years in the nursing profession as a Registered Nurse, graduating with High Honors. She says, “To God be the Glory!”  Secularly, she has been the Presenter of many workshops in the Chicago land area at the Junior High and High Schools by request, and taught college nurses. For years she worked as a Labor and Delivery Nurse, helping to deliver many babies into the world. She has served the community of Fargo/Moorhead, in Public Health and Hospice Nursing.

As a Woman of God, God has used Prophetess Shields in the Kingdom, to birth forth a powerful Praise Dance Ministry in her home churches, which ministers to the hearts of God’s people. God has also used her to help birth and establish Praise Dance Ministries in other churches as well. Prophetess Shields has served as a Workshop Presenter for Christian Youth Groups, as well as Women’s Programs, Christian Retreats, and Special Services for the past 30 years. She has traveled throughout the US and Internationally, both with and without her husband. She has served as Senior Pastor of ADT Latter Rain Ministries, located in Chicago, Illinois. She is currently serving as Senior Pastor of the Latter Rain Ministries, of Fargo-Moorhead, where she preaches and teaches the Word of God with a strong prophetic flow of God’s Spirit.

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