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Bishop Keith Mcqueen

"God doesn't need your excuses, HE only wants your YES!"


Bishop Keith McQueen is the Overseer and Founder of Powerhouse Church Global. Powerhouse Church is one of the fastest growing affirming churches. Powerhouse Church is a dynamic multicultural Church throughout the United States and Brazil with various community outreach and engagement programs including; a food pantry, STI Testing & linkage to care and an after school program.

Bishop McQueen's work has been featured in the Windy City Magazine, DBQ Magazine, Indianapolis Recorder Newspaper, the Indy Star, as well as in the cover of Nuvo Magazine's April 2015 issue. He has also been featured
on many Radio and TV stations including ABC News, FOX News and WishTV. Hailed as a Social Justice advocate, Bishop McQueen has worked along side many influential leaders and
politicians throughout the Midwest. In 2013 Bishop Keith McQueen assembled together the largest Religious African American presence (in the history of an LGBT voting issue in Indiana) to defeat HJR3: A proposed law that sought to legalize discrimination against the LGBT community in Indiana. Working along side with many other organizations, HJR3 was defeated within a year. Bishop McQueen alongside colleagues and the members of Powerhouse Church of Indianapolis lead a coalition that following year against RFRA (Religious Freedom Restoration Act) by soliciting over 10,000 letters through his church members and volunteers to
their political representatives. Although they initially weren't able to get the Act completely dismissed, specific language that created buffers to protect the LGBTQ community was added to the bill.


In 2014 Bishop McQueen received the Vision Community Foundation Award for Community Social Justice Leadership. Bishop McQueen is also the CEO of EmPOWER Indy Inc. a 501c3 organization that offers resources to the LGBTQIA Midwest communities. Bishop Keith McQueen is currently pursuing his Masters of Divinity from Fuller Theological Seminary. Bishop McQueen married his husband, Derrick Howell-McQueen, in the Summer of 2015. Derrick Howell-McQueen is an Accountant for
The Economic Club of Chicago. Bishop McQueen is the author of the self empowerment book entitled Don't Block YOUR Flow. In July of 2017, Powerhouse Church expanded to the City of Chicago and has developed programs to promote Violence prevention, HIV prevention and education. In 2021 Powerhouse Church will launch two more campuses in Jacksonville, FL and Los Angeles, CA.


Bishop Keith McQueen lives life according to a very simple message, "God doesn't need your excuses, HE only wants your YES".

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