Pastor Fred Rochester is a recovering level one sex addict (porn and self gratification, commonly called masturbation) and has completed studies on Healthy Sexuality and Treating Sexual Addiction from Light University in connection with the America Association Of Christian Counselors. He also completed the 60 day course called “Way To Purity” from Setting Captives Free by Mike Cleveland.
Pastor Fred has over 30 groundbreaking episodes on Secret Sexual Sins on BlogTalkRadio.com. He is the author of The Minister’s Crucible, Secret Sexual Sins, and MOAB.
Pastor Fred and Valeria were saved during their teen years and was called by the Lord into the ministry and licensed to preach in 1979 while they were members of The Zion Baptist Church, in Brooklyn, NY under the leadership of the late Reverend Dr. Benjamin James Lowry. They both share an unquenchable passion for the Lord Jesus Christ. Married in 1982, they have one daughter, Sherylynne Rochester.
After a season at the The Harlem Tabernacle Church of NY, under the leadership of Dr. Ernest and Dr. Barbara Cameron, they resumed Prevailing Word Ministries, Inc. as a local church in Brooklyn, NY resuming in 1994.
His wife, Valeria holds a BA degree from the King’s College and an MA degree from Trinity Theological Seminary, and has earned her PhD. Dr. Valeria is the author of “The Holy Spirit And You.”