Dr. Talben Theodore Pope was born November 3, 1961 to Rev. and Mrs. Ellis Pope Jr. At an early age he had a love for Christ, which was evident in his respect for his father. He enjoyed singing the gospel hymns of the Grand Old Church of God in Christ. In his early age Dr. Pope knew he was called to be a Prophet of God. With that decision, a commitment was made to “sell out completely to the Lord”.
Dr. Pope is the Founder and Pastor Inspired Revelation Church, located in the beautiful city of Arlington, Texas. Inspired Revelation Church is a progressive and dynamic ministry based on meeting the needs of the people. Dr. Pope is also was overseer of Pentafold Full Gospel Fellowship International, based in Bossier City La. The Pentafold ministry growing at a phenomenal rate, making a spiritual impact on the country. The Pentafold Fellowship International is currently 200 churches strong across the United States, and 70 churches on foreign soil.
As a graduate of Southern University, Dr. Pope earned his Associates Degree in Law Enforcement in 1982 and Bachelor Degree in Sociology in 1984. He was commissioned in the United States Army Reserves and while in the military, he served as a Military Police Officer in 1983. Dr. Pope was employed by the Caddo Parish Sheriff Department from 1988 through 1995 where he served in many areas such as Community Relations Director, Court Liaison Officer, Misdemeanor Probation Officer, and Correctional Probation Officer. During his career and ministry, Dr. Pope has spearheaded many community based youth programs. He is the founder of the “Youth Against Drugs and Gangs”.
Dr. Pope has received many religious and civic accomplishments and honors throughout his walk with Christ. In 1994 Dr. Pope was named “CITIZEN OF THE YEAR” by The National Association of Social Workers. He was a delegate at the Democratic National Convention in 1992. In 1990 he received the Professional Nurses Award. In 1988 he received the Honors of Proclamation “TALBEN POPE DAY”.
Dr. Pope is a national evangelist traveling the country and the world as God’s Latter-day prophet preaching this “end-time world harvest message of God.” God has also anointed his television and radio ministries as well as his conferences. As a true Prophet of God he is an accomplished lecturer and teacher. God is working miracles. Signs and wonders follow Dr. Pope everywhere he ministers.
Not only are blinded eyes and deaf ears opened, but the shackles of bondage are being broken and deliverance and restoration is taking place. “Signs and Wonders do follow” Dr. Pope as he operates in the gifts of a Prophet, Pastor, Teacher, Evangelist and Apostle. He lives his life according to Jeremiah 1:5. His greatest desire is to be a witness and win souls to the Lord. With this desire comes an anointing that touches souls as the Word of God is delivered.