Apostle & Pastor

As a preacher of the gospel of Jesus Christ, Apostle Clavon Leonard brings a unique style of practical and insightful teaching to the pulpit. Apostle Leonard’s prophetic gifts, pastoral heart, evangelistic boldness, and apostolic anointing have enabled him to become well known along the southeastern corridor and abroad. Apostle Leonard ministers extensively through seminars, revivals, radio, and television. Combining biblical study and scholarship lessons, he touches the hearts of people from all cultural, ethnic, and religious backgrounds. Apostle Leonard is frank and honest, dealing with issues rarely discussed in the church.

Apostle Leonard is the founder and CEO of Hang On Ministry, Inc. which has birthed and covers the Church of Philadelphia Praise, Worship and Deliverance Center . He also oversees Spirit of Praise in Lakeland, FL, Salvation Ministries in South Carolina, and Christ Centered Tabernacle of Praise in Greensboro, NC

Apostle Leonard’s example of his commitments to Christ has caused many to be given over to the rigors of study. Under his tutelage, he has a well trained staff of effective, obedient, evangelistic, and devoted leader that are equipped to do the work of God by the leading of the Holy Spirit.


Apostle Leonard holds a double B.S. Degree in Finance and Health Care Administration from Fisk University along with a Master in Human Resources and Labor Relations from Rutgers, The State University of NJ.

Apostle Leonard is the proud father of Kelcie, Alexius, and Clavon Leonard III and grandfather to Ava Marie.