Bishop Andrew Merritt
Bishop Andrew Merritt is a pastor, author, city statesman, business owner and visionary leader. In 1978, he and his wife, Pastor Viveca Merritt, founded the Straight Gate International Church in Detroit, Michigan. The church has experienced phenomenal growth — from three members in 1978, to eight church moves and more than 5,000 members today.
Bishop Merritt Ministries has touched thousands of lives through radio, television, and the local church. A man who is best known for his teachings on faith, Bishop firmly believes God has blessed the ministry because of its strong and unmovable faith in God.