Bessie Corgile is the founder and president of Empowerment Bible Institute & Seminary, which is an online bible institute and seminary dedicated to biblical training. Bessie Corgile is also the Senior Pastor of Empowerment Cathedral Church.


Pastor Corgile holds a Bachelors of Arts in Ministry and pursuing a Certification in Christian Counseling.


Pastor Corgile is a Philanthropist, Speaker, Life Coach, Wife and Mother. Pastor Corgile is also the author of four books Memoirs of Phenomenal Woman, Getting Rid of Space Wasters, Designer Woman and Next Chapter.



Dr. Inecir Matthis is an assistant Pastor at Empowerment Cathedral Church located in Antioch, CA.


Dr. Matthis is the Founder and President of Defining Moments, and Me2UMentoring Youth Group.


A teacher at heart, she is also a Speaker, Relationship and Life Coach, and Mentor. Dr. Matthis is a co-author of several life transformation books, and recently completed her latest book entitled Defining Moments.


Dr. Matthis has a Doctorate in Theology, Masters and Bachelor of Arts degree in Christian Counseling / Psychology, Bachelors of Art in Christian Education, and currently pursuing a MFT degree.


Dr. Matthis is also a Certified Christian Counselor, Christian Life Coach and a Certified Christian Chaplain.





Minister Shanice Millican holds a Bachelor of Arts in Leisure studies: Therapeutic Recreation. She  is pursuing her Certification in Christian Counseling.


Minister Millican is the Personal Assistant for Pastor Bessie Corgile. She is also currently the Executive Administrator and Chief Financial Officer at Empowerment Cathedral Church.



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