Our Pastor


Dr. Hickman has preached throughout the United States and abroad for more than 30 years. Her ministry reaches all ages in all stages of life with wisdom, inspiration and deliverance.  Her simplistic presentation blended with the anointing delivers a relevant word in season to audiences everywhere.

Dr. Liza HickmanDr. Liza R Hickman is the founding pastor of the Life Enrichment Ministries in Atlanta, Georgia. She is a member of the America Association of Christian Counselors. She is the founder of Word In Season Ministry; CEO of Fifth Dimension Christian Consultants; and TBN Praise The Lord (Houston) television show host.  In 2010 Pastor Liza launched an international TV show “Word in Season” over the Inspirational International Network (INI) reaching 123 countries.


As a young girl, Dr. Liza was set aside for ministry marked with an unusual love for God and passion for His Word. At the tender age of 12 she received Christ and was Spirit filled. She was ordained in ministry in 1978, under Bishop Gregory Bryant and in 1986 was licensed an Evangelist in COGIC. October 1998 Apostle Robert Evans of Beth EL Churches of Christ consecrated her to the office of Pastor and Dr. Richard Goode commissioned her in February 1999 to organize Life Enrichment Ministries.  October 2010, Apostle John Hickman and the College of Bishops consecrated Pastor Liza Hickman to the office of Bishop in the Living Word Fellowship Of International Churches.

Dr. Hickman is no novice to church work. Her broad experience is diverse including: Adult Sunday School Teacher; Director of Public Relations Southside Atlanta District COGIC; Leadership Conference Coordinator; Gamaliel School of the Bible Instructor; Church Administrator; Jurisdictional Coordinator of Family Life Ministry Central Georgia COGIC; Director of Christian Education Women’s Department Central Georgia COGIC; Coordinator of Women of Destiny Conferences; Board of Directors S.W.A.T. Team Ministry; Advisory Boards member of Breath of Life International and PUSH to Win General Board President of Beth-EL Pastors; In the Company of My Sisters (T) conference host; S.O.F.I.A. Women’s Director LWFC to note a few of them. She has been recognized for her labor on many fronts as a recipient of various awards including the City of Atlanta Merit Award, Christian Sisters Esther Award, Woman of Destiny Award and Who’s Who Among Women, 2015 Woman of Distinction Award for 25 years of Impacting Ministry in Metro Atlanta.

Pastor is a native Atlantan, educated in Atlanta Public Schools, Mercer University and Georgia State University. In 2006 she received her honaris causa doctoral degree in divinity from Saint Thomas Christian College. Her heart delights in the incredible unfolding journey of life, love, and ministry.


Dr. Hickman has preached on platforms with Bishops T.D. Jakes, John Francis; Pastors Donny McClurkin, Paula White, Sheryl Brady Apostle Richard Hinton and Terry Nance and in noted ministries including Ruach (Brixton, London), Bethany Baptist (Lindenwold, NJ), St. Agnes Church (Houston, TX), New Life International, Siloam Church International (Atlanta, GA).  Her ministry has expanded with conferences to the nations of Africa; the Caribbean; Europe and Mauritius as an itinerant evangelist, revivalist, and conference speaker.