Apostle Dr. Glenda McCullum

Apostle Glenda Wright- McCullum has served in ministry for over 30 years, currently serving as the Apostle of Worship at Antioch Christian Assembly International, in Joliet, IL. Dr. McCullum holds an Honorary Doctorate of Divinity through St. Thomas Christian College, and is the co-host of God’s Girls, Keeping It Real, a live-weekly broadcast that addresses a variety of diverse topics.

Apostle Glenda received apostolic commissioning under the tutelage of Apostle, Dr. John Tetsola. Dr. Wright-McCullum travels nationally and internationally preaching and teaching the non-compromising truth of the word of God with cutting edge revelation. She has ministered in the nations of Australia, St. Kitts, South Africa, Malaysia, and Singapore. Her greatest desire is to see the captive set free and released into their appointed purpose and destiny.

Dr. Wright-McCullum is a recording artist and the founder of Glenda McCullum Ministries, and Heart of Worship Ministries (HOWM); ministries that release the glory of God through strong prophetic sounds of worship.  Her culturally diverse style of worship ushers individuals into a tangible worship experience and God encounters. As she ministers songs of deliverance, the captives are set free and yokes of bondage are destroyed. She has released music recordings such as, I Bowed On My Knees and Cried Holy, House of Prayer, and Secret Place Encounters.

Dr. Wright-McCullum serves as Vice-Chairman on the Housing Authority of Joliet's Board of Commissioners, and is currently a candidate seeking a Council At-Large seat for the City of Joliet.


Glenda carries a fragrance line called, “Glenda”, “Glenda Rae”, and “Rae for Him”, which consists of perfumes crèmes, roll-ons and oils.

Glenda Wright-McCullum is a life-long resident of Joliet, Illinois. She is the mother of three biological children, ten grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Her Mission: To raise a generation of worshipping warriors to pursue the heart of God

Her Mandate: Covering the earth with Worship and the Word

Her Measure of Rule: Shifting spiritual climates and transforming regions through the power of worship.


Dr. McCullum is a life-long resident of Joliet, IL, a suburb of Chicago, IL.  

She is the mother of three, the grandmother of eight, and great grandmother of one. 

Dr. McCullum incorporated Glenda McCullum Ministries as non profit organization and

recognized as 501c3 tax exempt status in 1993.  

In January 2016, by the leading of the

Spirit of God, Glenda McCullum Ministries was re-launched with an emphasis of

releasing worship in the earth and ministering healing and deliverance to hurting and

broken women. Serves as Treasurer and Commissioner to the Housing Authority                                                  

of Joliet's Board of Commissioners. Dr. McCullum travels internationally                                                         covering the earth with worship and the word and setting the captives free.


Dr. McCullum:

Founder and Senior Pastor of Kingdom Builders International Training and Worship Center in Joliet, Illinois, since 2003

 Established Kingdom Builder’s Christian Academy of Ministering Arts providing instruction in dance, mime, play acting and other art forms. This academy has resulted in the birth of a vibrant Dance, Flag and Banner ministry that performs in-house as well as other locations.

Established “ARISE” Community Development Corporation, a 501c3 organization to serve under privileged youth in the Joliet region.

Successfully organized and implemented city-wide intercessory prayer gatherings: “A Call To The Watchmen On The Wall,” as well as organized "Stop The Gun Violence Prayer Walks" to facilitate change in the region.

Hosted and interviewed international guests on Trinity Broadcast Network (TBN)., host of "Joy In Our Town" talk show.

 Hosted community television program – “God’s Solutions for Today’s Problems.”

Produced, directed and performed annual live, on-stage theatre production of the death, burial and resurrection of Jesus Christ, with over 100 cast and crew members.

Independent contemporary gospel recording artist and has released projects such as, “I Bow on My Knees and Cry Holy,” “House of Prayer” and Secret Place Encounters.”

Formulated, organized and instructed a six-month training course, “Purity Revealed” for single young adults, providing instructions in righteousness, sexual purity and abstinence.  

Over 40 young adults made vows of purity to abstain from sexual activity prior to marriage. 

Co-Founder and co-pastor of New Life Christian Fellowship Church

Served as Church Administrator for over 14 years

Head of the Christian Education Department giving oversight to curriculum for youth and adults.

Praise and Worship Leader responsible for the music flow during weekly services, song selection, oversight to musicians and led the worship service.





Honorary Doctorate of Divinity Degree

St Thomas Christian College, Jacksonville, Florida

Certificate of Completion in Kingdom Life

Kingdom University School of Ministry - Dr. N. Cindy Trimm

Associates Degree/ Human Resources

Joliet Junior College