Preaching the gospel for over twenty-five years, Bishop Bobby Hilton, Ph.D. is senior pastor of Word of Deliverance Ministries for the World, Inc.
The Word Family Life Center, home to the ministry, was completed in 2006 and designed to meet the congregation’s spiritual/physical needs as well as provide human service programs and economic solutions that facilitate the restoration and healing of individuals, families, and communities.

Lewis T. Hilton, Jr. more affectionately known as Bishop Bobby Hilton is capturing the nation’s attention with his soul-stirring style of “teacher preaching”. Dr. Mark Chironna has described the Bishop as “…a voice to our generation… [who] has provided us a pattern, a process, and an opportunity to commit to eternal values and see incredible results”. This Cincinnati-based pastor is making a significant mark, building the Kingdom of God through use of multimedia.  He has been featured on the Trinity Broadcasting Network (TBN), local, regional, and national television, and radio shows.  Bishop Hilton’s Taking the Word to the World™ radio broadcast airs Sunday mornings at 7:30 a.m. (EST).  In addition, he hosts the very popular and motivating Bishop Bobby Hilton Radio show Sunday afternoons from 3:30 -5:00 p.m. (EST) both on 1230AM WDBZ or via live stream world-wide at

Bishop Hilton’s first book, The Blessing of Commitment: Releasing Wealth & Riches Into Your Life, received praises from leaders across the nation. According to Dr. Myles Munroe, in this book, “Bishop Hilton has effectively isolated the time-tested principles…” Dr. Creflo A. Dollar, Jr. has called this work “a powerful presentation…as it relates to our covenant with God…” Bishop Hilton’s latest book, Destined for Glory: Fulfilling God’s Purpose & Plan for Your Life, garnered high marks. Dr. Teresa Hairston, President/CEO of Gospel Today wrote, “Throughout the text, Hilton clearly unfolds the reasons we can and should achieve our God-given destiny.”

Bishop is dedicated to “Taking the Word to the World” through community outreach programs, conferences, books, audio and video recordings, and the Internet.  He serves as CEO of Bishop Bobby Hilton Ministries (BBHM), Inc. and Strengthening, Overcoming, Achieving, Restoring (S.O.A.R.) Development Corporation.  He is a committed chaplain with the Hamilton County Police Association.

Bishop Bobby Hilton declared in his inaugural recording with Word of Deliverance Mass Choir “God Did That Thing!”  Recorded live April 26, 2008, he penned most of the titles on this project.  With special guests, Dorothy Norwood on the title cut, Elbertina “Twinkie” Clark joined Bishop Hilton on “Lord Help Me Keep My Yes”, Wendi Wyatt on “Holy”, E.J. Andrews on Congregational Medley, and Bishop Michael Blue stirred the house with “Fire”.  Some of the other songs on the project include “God’s Word, “My Story”, His Promise”, “Life”, “Lord, You Deserve the Glory ”, and “Never Will I Turn Back”.  He was also featured lead singer of the title cut on Dorothy Norwood’s CD release “No Request”.

Bishop Hilton has been married to his chief intercessor and co-laborer in the gospel, the lovely Co-Pastor, Dr. Valda Hilton, for over 30 years.  They have two adult children and three grandchildren.