About Pastor Marshall Taylor II
Marshall Taylor II was an assistant pastor to his late father, Dr. Marshall Taylor Sr. from 1999 to 2001 at Word of Grace Church, Detroit, MI. for 3 years. His wife, and ministry partner Cheryl Taylor, has been married for 31 years and have 4 beautiful and kingdom gifted children. He later founded, and became pastor of Grace and Peace Ministries, Sylvania, Ohio for 12 years before resigning, relocating to Columbus, Ohio and passing the baton to a new pastor to carry on. His former church is now known as Sylvania Alliance Church.
The Lord placed on his heart in 2015 to plant and establish Grace and Peace Ministries in Columbus, OH. After the first 3 years of building & getting the ministry started, as a bi-vocational pastor & IT consultant, Marshall was asked to relocate to Dallas, TX. Once again, he passed the baton of the ministry in Columbus to an experienced chaplain and a new pastor who helped him plant the ministry.
Marshall is known for having a heart and love for God’s people that they would be blessed beyond measure through building their faith by the teaching of the word of God. He has a B.S. degree in Economics from Northern Illinois University (1989), completed his master’s degree in Biblical Studies at North Carolina College of Theology (MBC – 2004). In June 2017, he earned his Doctorate degree in Biblical Studies from Midwest Bible College, Milwaukee, WI. He is an author of his first book, Chosen to Lead “Divine kingdom Leadership.” Marshall, in his college years was known as a four-year starting quarterback at Northern Illinois University, where he won the award of Mid-American Conference freshman of the year. He was ranked 6th in the nation (dual threat QB) at his position in the sporting news 1988. He was also the team’s captain & MVP in 1988.
In the fall of 2019, Marshall, as bi-vocational Pastor, was asked by his company to oversee a new role & territory in the state of Texas. He has now shifted to Dallas, TX. Currently, he attends Oak Cliff Bible Fellowship Church, Dallas, TX, where Dr. Tony Evans is his pastor. At OCBF, Dr. Taylor is committed to servant leadership in the church and will continue to evangelize the gospel of Jesus Christ. His goal is to continue in prayer, being available to serve and trusting the Lord to establish new ministry opportunities in the kingdom.