MEET BISHOP BURT
Dr. Orlando R. Burt is the Senior Pastor of Word of Faith Christian Center in Hattiesburg, MS, Gulfport, MS, and Faith4Life Church in Jackson, MS. Dr. Burt is a Pastor and Teacher whose primary calling is impartation of revelation knowledge to the Body of Christ through sound biblical instruction, with an emphasis on how to apply God’s Word to our daily lives. His television outreach, “The Revelation Knowledge Broadcast,” is seen weekly over the entire State of Mississippi, as well as, Northwest and Southwest Alabama. The broadcast is also seen around the world on YouTube. God has also used Dr. Burt and his wife, Pastor Toni Burt, to plant two satellite churches. In June 2019, he was appointed Bishop by his overseer and founder of Word of Faith International Christian Center, Bishop Keith A. Butler.
Dr. Burt is the Founder and President of the Word of Faith Christian Foundation, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Through this foundation, the Word of Faith Christian Academy was founded, providing Christian education for children ages 2- ½ years through 6th grade. Prior to his pastoral calling, Dr. Burt served on the ministry team at Faith4Life Church, formally known as Word of Faith Christian Center - Jackson, MS.
In addition to his pastoral duties, Dr. Burt has the unique ability to heal the physical body as a Board Certified Specialist in Internal Medicine. Originally from Michigan, Dr. Burt attended Michigan State University, where he completed medical school. He was led by the Spirit of God to move to Hattiesburg, Mississippi in 1993 and pursue opening a medical practice. However, he later gave up his thriving medical practice in order to fulfill his God-given call to the ministry. Dr. Burt is a member of the American Osteopathic Association, and the American College of Osteopathic Internists, where he received the distinction as Fellow in 1999. He has also served in his local community as a board member of United Way of Southeast MS, Pine Belt Boys and Girls Club, Salvation Army, and Community Bank.
Dr. Burt and his lovely wife, Pastor Toni Burt, have two beautiful children, Erin and Ian.