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Bishop Dwight Dobbins is a native of Detroit, Michigan and serves as the Founding Pastor and Bishop of New Way Christian Center. He is equipped with over 25 years of ministry and leadership experience. He has an incredible passion for God’s word coupled with an unfathomable love for God’s people.

Bishop Dobbins is profoundly known for his generosity, as he is a cheerful giver who gladly opens his heart and hands to provide for the needs of the congregation and community. Through compassionate giving, his ministry has considerably impacted lives, changed the minds of non- believers, and activated increased faith in individuals who were on the verge of giving up.


Bishop Dobbins walks in the Five-Fold Ministry gifts. Breakthroughs happen frequently at New Way because Bishop Dobbins petitions God through prayer, fasting, and thanksgiving. His supernatural dedication to the ministry has been recognized and admired by members, followers, community leaders, sponsors, and key stakeholders.


Additionally, he is a thriving business entrepreneur and owner of several corporations, all of which provide employment opportunities to a diverse group of skilled employees. Bishop Dobbins equips the saints with increased knowledge about Jesus and the Kingdom during his sermons where the Holy Spirit is always present. He is empowered to build up the body of believers to be mature in their faith with sound doctrine.


Bishop Dobbins was consecrated to the episcopacy on Saturday, March 27, 2021, in Detroit Michigan by his Apostolic Father the late Bishop James Edward Wiley, Jr. He was named the diocesan of Michigan and appointed the second presiding bishop. During Holy Convocation 2022 Bishop Wiley appointed him the first presider and his successor. After the untimely transitioned of Bishop Wiley, Bishop Dobbins became the Presiding Bishop Elect with his enthronement being held during the Holy Convocation 2023.


Bishop Dobbins has been happily married to Pastor Princess Dobbins and they are the proud parents to three beautiful children. Together they teach, develop, coach, and minister to the people of God across various platforms. They are locked and loaded with the Word of God with a deep passion to win lost souls, transform the minds of non-believers, and renew the strength of the broken-hearted. Under the direction of Bishop Dobbins's leadership, one can expect to grow spiritually, professionally, and financially within the Kingdom of God.

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