Pastor Biography


Apostle Clifford Duckworth Sr. is a native of Sandersville, GA. He received his early formal education in the Washington County school system, from which he graduated. He was united in marriage to Lillie in 1976, and to this union was born two children, Clifford Jr., and Charisa Michelle. They have six grandchildren, Clifford III, Zion, Tamarya, Joshua, Allison, and Alisa. They’ve also been blessed with six great-grandchildren.

Apostle Duckworth furthered his education at Georgia Military College, where he received his Associates degree in Business Administration. He continued his pursuit of higher education at Georgia College at Milledgeville, where he received his Bachelor of Science degree in Sociology. He later received the Master of Theology from Southern Bible Institute and Seminary. In June 2012, Apostle Duckworth received a Master of Community Counseling with a Concentration in Marriage and Family Therapy from Argosy University, Atlanta. In February 2014, Apostle Duckworth received an Associate Professional Counselors License from the State of Georgia. In June 2017, Apostle Duckworth received designation as a Licensed Professional Counselor from The Secretary of State of the State of Georgia. In January 2019 Apostle received his Doctorate of Theology and Honorarium Doctorate of Ministry from Southern Bible Institute and Seminary.

In 1982, God called; He said, “Get thee out from among thy kindred and go to a place that I will show you.” In obedience to the command of God, he went and established the Redeemed Church of our Lord Jesus Christ.

From this beginning, Redeemed Churches have been established in Harrison, Wadley, Sandersville, Dublin, Wrens, Sparta, and Augusta, Georgia. The ministry expanded both domestically and internationally. With this expansion, a new name was adopted, that of, Kingdom Life fellowship Internationally.

Leadership training, ministry oversight, and church administration are his strength and his teaching gift has blessed ministries across the body of Christ.

Apostle Duckworth has conducted leadership training and ordinations in Ghana, West Africa, Salem, India, and Modena, Italy. As well as in several of the states in the continental United States.

Apostle Duckworth works under the banner of “Expanding the Kingdom of God”.