On June 23, 1981, at the age of 5, the Lord spoke to Marlon and asked him to preach His word. Without hesitation, he said yes. Pastor Marlon Lock delivered his first sermon at age 10 and also sang: “Walk Around Heaven”, by The Mighty Clouds of Joy. Since then, he’s been preaching and singing at the church he grew up, belongs to and now oversees.
Pastor Marlon Lock graduated from the Milwaukee Police Academy, and served as a Police Officer for 5 years, until he resigned to be the Assistant Pastor of Unity Gospel House of Prayer. On April 8th 2009, Marlon Lock became the Pastor of Unity Gospel House of Prayer, in lieu of the passing of his beloved grandfather, Elbridge Lock (who founded Unity Gospel House of Prayer over 43 years ago).
He cherishes being a dedicated husband to his wife Kimberly R. Lock, a published author, who plays a vital role in the ministry and operation of the church. Sharing in their joy are five beautiful children.
Pastor Lock is committed to winning souls for Christ. Inspiringly he uses wit and prior experience to demonstrate and teach the Gospel of Jesus Christ with practical teaching applications. Pastor Lock is adamant about remaining in the community. As such, the congregation is following his vision and is currently in the process of renovating and building a multi-purpose facility and gymnasium. The goal is to buildup and provide much needed resources for the betterment of the community.
Regardless of the platform given, Pastor Lock continues to promote the unadulterated word of God, lead God’s people and impart into all, that if you “Obey God, He will bless you real good!” (OGHBYRG, pronounced: AWG-BERG)