|S. Robert Stewart, Senior Pastor|
His personal motto "Focus on Jesus" has become the maxim by which the Pentecostal Tabernacle International family strives to live.
Pastor S. Robert Stewart is affectionately received as a "Man Of A Great God." In humility and excellence, he serves the body of Christ worldwide, both ministering to specific and corporate needs. Through strong foundational apostolic teaching, Pastor S. Robert Stewart has accepted the God-given mandate to ensure the preservation and propagation of the message of the gospel. After 31 years of serving other pastors building strong ministries, Pastor Stewart, directed by the Holy Spirit, continued fulfilling his call by way of pastoral leadership. He was led by the Lord to establish Pentecostal Tabernacle International in Miami Gardens Florida in 1996. A true visionary, consumed with a passion to evangelize, he accepted the directive to reach critical needs areas and began this work in what was then Miami Inn. Through the favor of God, and his Jesus-focused leadership, Pentecostal Tabernacle has experienced tremendous growth, thus becoming a pillar of strength in the Miami Gardens community and around the world. Pastor Stewart’s ministry has led him to minister across the United States, Canada, Venezuela, England, The Philippines, Africa and various Caribbean Islands.
Pastor Stewart has made many significant contributions to the development of people and the community. His vision and dedication has led to the establishment of the annual Focus on Jesus Summit, Apostolic Fellowship International (AFI) which was established to foster unity among Apostolic churches, Apostolic Camp International (ACI), the Beyond The Veil Conference, the non-profit community organziation CARE, and Iglesia Tabernaculo, the Spanish-language arm of Pentecostal Tabernacle. Additional attempts to contribute positively to the community include the launching of Pentab Records, PenTab Academy, and Pentecost Christian Bookstore.
Pastor Stewart is married to his wife of forty years, Jennifer Stewart, and is the father of four children, and grandfather of one.