About Us


Who We Are

Breath of Life Ministries is dedicated to sharing the healing Gospel of Jesus Christ in the context of the Three Angels' Messages of Revelation 14. This is done through the production and distribution of Christ-centered, quality television and media programs and support materials that are intellectually stimulating, Bible-based, and designed to help people choose a quality of life found only in following Christ.

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Our History

Breath of Life began broadcasting in 1974. It was the dream of pastor and recording artist Walter Arties to create a program that would appeal to African-Americans looking for hope and guidance. For 23 years, Pastor C. D. Brooks was the featured speaker.

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Dr. Carlton P. Byrd

Dr. Carlton P. Byrd is the Senior Pastor of the Oakwood University Church and the Speaker/Director of the Breath of Life Television Broadcast, which airs on four international television networks.

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Carlton P. Byrd


Walter L. Pearson

1998 - 2010

C. D. Brooks

1974 - 1998

Walter Arties

Breath of Life