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From left to right: Dr. Wilfred Graves Jr., Dr. Oscar Owens Jr., and Dr. Kenneth Hammonds


Dr. Wilfred Graves Jr. currently serves as a member of the executive leadership team of West Angeles Church. He is the founder and CEO of Wilfred Graves Ministries, Inc. and author of In Pursuit of Wholeness: Experiencing God’s Salvation for the Total Person. Dr. Graves holds a Ph.D. in Historical Theology and an M.Div. from Fuller Seminary, an M.S. in Statistics from Stanford University, and an S.B. in Mathematics from MIT. He is an adjunct professor at both Fuller Seminary and Biola University. To connect with him, please visit: www.wilfredgraves.org.


Dr. Oscar Owens Jr. currently serves West Angeles Church as Minister of Christian Education and President of the West Angeles Bible College. He is an adjunct professor at Azusa Pacific University and Vanguard University. He holds a B.A. in English Literature from UCLA; a Master of Divinity from Union Theological Seminary; and a Multiple Subject Teaching Credential from California State University Los Angeles. To connect with him, please visit www.oscarowensjr.com.


Dr. Kenneth Hammonds is a New Testament Greek Trainer and Motivator, and noted Christian Educator in the African-American Church Community. He serves West Angeles Church as Director of Discipleship and Division Head of Adult Ministries. He’s author of a NT Greek textbook, An Introduction to New Testament Greek Grammar for Word Studies, a unique approach to Word Studies and the first motivational wealth commentary of the Scriptures, God Wants You To Be Wealthy. He holds a B.A., an M.Div., and a Doctorate (Ed.D.) in Educational Administration. To connect with him, please visit www.kenhammonds.com.