Statement of Faith
We believe the Bible to be the inspired and only infallible written Word of God.
We believe that there is only One God, eternally existent in three persons: God the Father,
God the Son and, God the Holy Spirit.
We believe in the blessed Hope, which is the rapture of the Church of God, which is in
Christ, at His return.
We believe that the only means of being cleansed from sin is through repentance and faith
in the precious Blood of Jesus Christ.
We believe that regeneration by the Holy Ghost is absolutely essential for personal
We believe that the redemptive work of Christ on the Cross provides healing for the
human body in answer to believing prayer.
We believe that the Baptism of the Holy Spirit, according to Acts 2:4, is given to believers
who ask for it.
We believe in the sanctifying power of the Holy Spirit, by whose indwelling the Christian is
enabled to live a holy and separated life in the present world.
B-Believe (Mark 9:35)
U-Unity (Ephesians 4:3)
I-Integrity (Psalms 25:21)
L-Love (John 3:16)
Elder Dwaine K. Guyton
Elder Dwaine Guyton served faithfully with Bishop R.L.Williams the prelate of Texas Northeast Metropolitan Jurisdiction as the CFO and Assistant Pastor of the Love Sanctuary COGIC until 2013 and he also serves as a National & State Adjutant Brother. Elder Dwaine Guyton has a vision to build a sanctuary for God and to build a relationship with the people of God to include not just the African-American Community but the entire community for “God so loved the world that He gave his only begotten son.” Now the Lord has seen the Faithfulness of Elder Dwaine Guyton and He has elevated him to Pastor of the First Church COGIC in McKinney, Texas, which is now the First Church Pinnacle of Praise COGIC.
The Honorable Bishop J. Neaul Haynes appointed Elder Dwaine Guyton on March
29, 2013 during the Minister and Workers Meeting. He takes the “work of the
Lord” very seriously. Pastor Dwaine Guyton now works on our newly Appointed Jurisdictional Prelate Bishop J.E. Hornsby’s staff as Assistant Chief Adjutant to the Bishop.
In 1996 Dwaine Guyton married the lovely Cynthia Rhodes Guyton and combined
their families. Together they have 2 sons (1 daughter-in-law), 6 daughters (1 son-in-law) and 15 grandchildren. Family and church are the most important things in
his life. Elder Guyton’s motto is “Praise is what I do”.
Evangelist Missionary Cynthia Guyton
Cynthia Guyton was born in Knox City Texas to Mr. and Mrs. Albert Rodes, Jr. She matriculated through the Knox City Independent School District and graduated from the Knox City High School in 1979. Cynthia furthered her education and successfully received her degree in nursing. She currently is the Director of Nurses at the Westhaven Nursing Center in Fort Worth, Texas.
Cynthia is the dedicated wife of Elder Dwaine Guyton. They were married in June, 1996, and have a blended family of 8 children, and 12 grandchildren. The Guyton’s reside in Fort Worth. They are faithful members of the Love Sanctuary Church of God in Christ, where Elder Guyton serves as the Assistant Pastor, and Cynthia serves as the Chief Armor Bearer and Traveling Companion to the First Lady. Cynthia is an invaluable asset to that ministry. She serves as the President of the Shepherd’s Staff and a member of the Missionary’s Guild. Missionary Guyton is a licensed Evangelist Missionary as well as a certified Adjutant Sister in the Church of God in Christ, Inc. She has recently been appointed as the Sunday School Field Representative; she is also a Lead Adjutant Sister for the Texas Northeast First Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction to Bishop J.E. Hornsby.
Cynthia Guyton is a praying woman and loves the Lord above all. She initially accepted Christ at the age of 11. After many years and varied experiences, Missionary Guyton rededicated her life to Christ on January 3, 1996. She has been running for her life every since that day. It is her sincere desire to please God in all that she does.
Missionary Guyton’s diverse ministry allows her to help everyone she comes in contact with. Her desire above all is to be used by God to encourage the people of God through her words and deeds. Cynthia Guyton is a dynamic speaker and exhorter. She is God’s woman of faith and power.