Dr. Wallace Pratt resides in Salem, Oregon, with his wife Judy of 46 years. They have two daughters, Cherry and Melissa, along with his son-in-law’s Lance and Jesús, and five grandchildren. He is an ordained bishop in the Church of God of Prophecy. He pastored for 33 years and in 2004 began serving as the presiding bishop for Idaho, Oregon, Utah and the Navajo Nation.
He graduated from Tomlinson College in 1970 receiving his Associate of Arts Degree. He went on later to receive a double Bachelors of Arts Degree in Biblical Theology and Pastoral Studies from Colorado Christian University. He also graduated from Trinity Theological Seminary with a Master of Arts Degree in Pastoral Theology. He completed a Doctorate of Philosophy in Religious Studies at Trinity in 2004 and began serving as presiding bishop of Idaho, Oregon and Utah. He received a second Masters of Arts Degree in Religion from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary in May 2016 and is pursuing a doctorate at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary in Global Pentecostalism.
Wallace’s exhaustive pastoral experience, education and passionate training of leaders has taken him to five continents. He is an instructor for Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary and has traveled 45 nations teaching leaders. He loves planting churches and discipling ministers. He has been privileged to mentor more than 30 pastors who are serving in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Ukraine, Russia and Hungary. In 2016, he planted the first indigenous congregation for the Church of God of Prophecy on the Navajo Nation.