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Bishop Sean Teal was born in Berkeley, California. He received Jesus Christ as his personal Savior at 13 years old. In that same year he announced that he was divinely called to preach the gospel.


At age 15 he began to travel throughout California and across America preaching revivals. At 19 years old he was called and ordained for his first pastorate. 


He has served in several pastorates. He is the visionary of Prayer and the first pastor of The House of Prayer Everywhere. He presides over an international prayer network that reaches into over 200 cities. He has traveled extensively throughout North America, Europe, Africa, India and the Arabian Gulf and has preached in thirty-eight states in America.

He attended American Baptist College and Theological Seminary (Nashville, TN) and Jimmy Swaggart Bible College and Seminary (Baton Rouge, LA). He earned his doctorate in theology (Th.D.). He served as an associate evangelist of Jimmy Swaggart Ministries for four years. He is a graduate of the 2006 Class of the Church of God Bishops (Cleveland, TN). He was a spiritual son and the personal adjutant of the late Dr. T. L. Lowery. 

Bishop Sean Teal and his wife, Lady Stephanie, both California natives, have been married for nearly thirty years and are active parents and very attentive grandparents.



Prayer Everywhere originates in Chattanooga, Tennessee. The vision is to leave no place in the earth untouched by praying people.  Bishop Sean F. Teal and Lady Stephanie Teal are godly leaders who serve with utmost integrity. Throughout their 27 years of marriage, Lady Stephanie has diligently served alongside her husband Bishop Teal, Pastor at New Hope Baptist Church and former senior minister of Friendship Central Community Church of Chattanooga, TN. Together, they have touched the lives of many around the country in various capacities.



Lady Stephanie Teal is the wife of Bishop Sean Teal. She served as the First Lady of Friendship Central Community Church of Chattanooga, Tennessee from 1998 through 2012 and at New Hope Baptist church from October 2012 through March 2019.  She currently serves with Bishop Teal at The Hope Church. She is the founder of Daughter of Triumph, an empowerment ministry for women. Lady Stephanie works with her husband in full-time ministry. 

She is also the Chief Operating Officer (COO) for Dominion Media Group, LLC. Her responsibilities include managing a resource center, marketing and product development. Her true passion is to support and serve pastors, ministers and their wives. She is a spiritual mother to a national network of pastors, ministers and their wives. She is highly sought after as a counselor and mentor to women. 

Her father is Dr. William G. Taylor, senior pastor of the Mount Moriah Missionary Baptist Church of Chattanooga, Tennessee. She resides in Hercules, California with Bishop Sean Teal and their three children.

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