About Pastor Aubrey Shines
Pastor Aubrey Shines, a Chicago native, began ministering in the Cook County Correctional System in Chicago, IL as an evangelical minister licensed by the late Bishop D. Husband (Churches of God in Christ). He has earned a degree in Computer Science, a Bachelors Degree in Theology, and a Masters Degree in Divinity.
In 1987 God moved greatly upon Pastor Shines’ heart and he became founder of Glory To Glory Ministries. The ministry has since transcended denominational, cultural, and ethnic boundaries. Throughout the country, Pastor Shines has been featured in various leading newspapers, magazines, and TV and radio broadcasts as a leading prophetic voice. This call upon his life has positioned him to be called upon to minister prophetic insight into the lives of key spiritual leaders, top athletes, entertainers, and governmental officials.
Pastor Shines had a zeal for God’s people to know Him in a greater and more personal way, rather than solely through human emotions. In May 2002, he began teaching a basic theology course to train leaders in the Tampa/St. Petersburg, Florida area. The curriculum focused on the Patristic Period and the impact that the First through Fifth Century Fathers of the Church had on our global society. As a result of the consistent weekly Bible teachings, the attendance to these classes grew steadily in number during the first year. Saturating his desire with prayer, God began to clearly speak to him and it became apparent that God was leading him to shepherd this newly assembled flock of believers as their Senior Pastor.
Glory To Glory Ministries is now located in the inner city of Tampa, Florida. Over the past twelve years, this congregation has grown tremendously because of the anointing that God has placed on Pastor Shine’s life. One of the most significant accomplishments in Glory to Glory Ministries’ church growth is the high percentage of men in its congregation. Because of the unique leadership style of Pastor Shines, a high percentage of men flock and actively participate in serving in this ministry. In September of 2014, Glory to Glory Ministries International will extend its boundaries by opening the doors of ministry in their second location, Glory to Glory Ministries of Orlando, Florida. A prophetic word was given that the I-4 corridor o Florida will be the realm of Glory to Glory Ministries. Also in pursuit of God’s vision, Glory To Glory Ministries has filed the formal papers for the establishment of a charter school that will have an emphasis in both law and finances.
Pastor Shines most recent accomplishment is being one of the seven founders of the International Communion of Evangelical Churches organization under the dynamic leadership of Presiding Bishop Harry R. Jackson, Jr. ICEC is A Communion of God’s Design in which he serves in the Communion as Bishop (D) and as the Prophetic Voice and Public Affairs spokesman. Being convinced and assured that the Bible is the true Word of God, Bishop Shines travels extensively sounding the alarm across America compelling the church to return to what our forefathers established and to live by what God has ordained in His Word, without compromise, addressing the most pressing issues of our day primarily those relating to righteousness. Glory to Glory Magazine has also been established by this leader to address current issues in our society today as it relates to the body of Christ.