Biography

   Cedric Banks is the founder and Senior Pastor of The Heart of Jesus International Deliverance Church, located at 14111 E 7 Mile Rd, Detroit, MI. He is a regional prophet and a man of integrity, strength, and boldness.

 

   Cedric Banks lives to proclaim the gospel of Jesus Christ and to bring change to the City of Detroit and its residents. He has been connecting Detroit residents with various resources that will help to provide stable households, viable communities, economic empowerment and independence since 2009 when he started the Detroit City Revival. He is known for his Marriage, Leadership, and Prophetic Conferences, also for the company of prophets he coordinates for Presbytery, and the job fairs he holds for the community.

 

   Cedric Banks is also founder of The Heart of Jesus Community Development Center where he provides career training and job development programs. Through his Community Development Center there are also family programs which include marriage/relationship counseling and family conflict resolution, youth mentoring, food bank, and much more. Moreover, he is the founder of The Heart of Jesus Prophetic Network for churches and ministries where he mentors the ecclesia on protocol, coordinating biblical guidelines on the ministry of the Prophet and the prophetic, and establishing ministerial organization.


   Cedric Banks is the host of "The Community Shall Be Restored" television show which focuses on regional and national leaders who are making a positive impact on the city of Detroit; those who have won the hearts of many for their great efforts to bring forth change and restoration to our communities. This show highlights the knowledge and vision of these community leaders and lets everyone know what resources are available through their respective organizations as well as their contributions to this great city. 

 


Note: A portion of the above biography was published in the Michigan Chronicle as part of their 2012 Pastor's Salute. Cedric Banks was honored by the Michigan Chronicle as one of the top thirty Pastors in Southeast Michigan and Ohio out of over 500 candidates. 

Also, the views and opinions throughout this website do not reflect the views and opinions of The Heart of Jesus International Deliverance Church or CDC. Titles are listed for identification purposes only.

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Cedric Banks
Bishop/Pastor/Prophet/Rev. Dr.


Affiliations:
  • Founder and Senior Pastor of The Heart of Jesus International Deliverance Church (located at 14111 E 7 Mile Rd by Gratiot inside the WOW Center behind Mike’s Market, service every Sunday at 2pm) 
  • Founder and CEO of The Heart of Jesus CDC 
  • President of the District 3 Block Club Development Association 
  • Faith-Based Director of the 14th Congressional Democratic District Political Action Committee 
  • International Police Chaplain with a Doctorate in Chaplaincy 
  • Chaplain of the 9th Precinct Detroit Police Department Community Relations 
  • Chaplain of the Coalition of Labor Union Women (CLUW) 
  • Host of The Community Shall Be Restored TV Show (more info below) 
  • “Cedric Banks Will Fight For The People!!!” 


Community Forums/Events:
  • Job Fairs (the most recent one included Congressman John Conyers) 
  • Water Board Community Forum – the residents were able to voice their concerns directly to DWSD 
  • Various Candidate/Proposal Forums in 2016: Judges (3rd Circuit and 36th District Court), School Board, Proposals A and B for the Community Benefits Agreements, and the RTA Proposal 
  • Candidate Forums for 2017: Detroit City Clerk, Mayor, and more 
  • Hot Spot Prayers and Voter Registration: Prophet Banks and team are on the streets every Saturday during the Spring/Summer at the hot spots (heaviest crime areas) to pray for the community and to sign people up to vote. This has had a great response from our youth and the community! 


Books/Articles:
  • The Year of the Promise Land (2014) 
  • Seven Years of Promise Land Blessings (2015) 
  • Also, has written multiple articles that have been published in the Michigan Chronicle and the Telegram News


TV Show:
The Community Shall Be Restored airs every Saturday at 8pm on Comcast 90

"The Community Shall Be Restored TV Show, hosted by Prophet Cedric Banks, is a show that focuses on regional leaders who are making a positive impact on the city of Detroit; those who have won the hearts of many for their great efforts to bring forth change and restoration to our communities. This show highlights the knowledge and vision of these community leaders and lets everyone know what resources are available through their organizations and leadership as well as their contributions to this great city! And with all of this, through the Spirit of the Lord, the community shall be restored!"



Previous TV Show Guests (partial list):
(FYI, These are not endorsements but just a partial list of guests that have appeared on the TV show over the years)

  • Mayor, Mike Duggan 
  • Former Mayor/President of City Council, Ken Cockrel Jr. 
  • City Council Members (James Tate, George Cushingberry, Andre Spivey, Mary Sheffield, Racquel Lopez, Janee Ayers) 
  • Fox 2 News, Charlie Langton 
  • Wayne County Treasurer, Eric Sabree 
  • Wayne County Commissioners 
  • State Representatives 
  • Board of Police Commissioners 
  • Inspector General for the City of Detroit 
  • Judges (3rd Circuit and 36th District) 
  • ARISE Detroit 
  • Detroit Rescue Mission 
  • Matrix Human Services 
  • Institute for Population Health 
  • Northeast Guidance Center 
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters 
  • Skillman Foundation 
  • CrimeStoppers 


Contact info:
           www.cedricbanksfordetroit.com
           www.youtube.com/cedricbanks4detroit
           Youtube search “District 3 Block Club Development Association” and “Cedric Banks”