Rev. Raymond Caruthers

Raymond Caruthers was born in Muskogee, Oklahoma, he is one of five children. He attended the Muskogee Public School System, where he gained his formal education. Upon completion of high school, he continued his preparation in higher education at the Langston University in Langston, Oklahoma. While matriculating at Langston University, he was appointed to many student leadership positions, offices and commissions. He was instrumental in helping to co-found a religious organization entitled, “Campus Christians.”

Reverend Caruthers graduated from Langston University in 1991 with a Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education. He was recruited to the Columbus City Schools, Columbus, Ohio, to assume his position on the front lines of urban education. Throughout his tenure as an educator, he has received awards such as, Outstanding Teacher of the Year, WCMH Channel 4 Educator of the Month, Columbus State Community College Educator of the Year, and Columbus Parent/Teacher Association Teacher of the Year. Rev. Caruthers was challenged to pursue Educational Policy and Leadership at The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio. Upon completion of his Master of Arts Degree with an emphasis in Educational Administration, he worked within the suburbs as well as in the Columbus City Schools as a Principal/Instructional leader.

Some of his accomplishments include:
Parent Teacher Association Educator of the year (2012).
One of five Principals selected as an Ingram Grant recipient (2011).
The only Principal in the Columbus City School system to serve as a National Principal Board Certification recipient.

Reverend Caruthers is currently the Director of the Career Technology School, Dayton Public Schools, Dayton, Ohio. His charge is to oversee the latest programs in the area of Career/ College pathways for multiple schools throughout the district, supervise a staff of over 120 and manage a multimillion dollar budget annually.

In 1988, Reverend Caruthers acknowledged his call for the Proclamation of the Gospel Ministry. He served as Youth Pastor at the Second Baptist Church, Columbus, Ohio, from 1991 until 1999. Reverend Caruthers is an associate preacher with the Mt. Olivet Baptist Church, Columbus, Ohio, where he has served as Adult Sunday School Superintendent. He is an Instructor for the Men’s Sunday School class. He also serves as a Spiritual Advisor for the Generation of Gentlemen (G.O.G ), a mentoring initiative for boys and young men to receive a spiritual rites of passage into the church and the community at large. He along with his wife Kathy serves as Spiritual Overseers to the Marriage Enrichment Ministry.

Reverend Caruthers completed his ecclesiastical preparation at the Trinity Lutheran Seminary, Columbus, Ohio, with a (MTD) Master of Theology.

Reverend Caruthers is a heavily sought after preacher, teacher, lecturer and evangelist across the country. Reverend Caruthers believes as we are living in the latter days, that he has a divine mandate to preach Matthew 28:19-20, “Go ye therefore, and teach all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, Son, and the Holy Ghost. Teaching them to observe all things I have commanded you and, lo, I am with you always, even until the end of the world.” Amen.

Personal Statement
I am dedicated to upholding the highest standards of Christian Ministry Ethics and personal integrity, as I have been called to represent Christ in every area of my personal and professional life.