Dr. Herbert Bailey, originally from Jersey City, NJ, is the Founder and Senior Pastor of Right Direction Church International with three locations in Columbia, Orangeburg and Florence, SC. RDCI is a progressive, rapidly growing, non-denominational ministry that has grown from 10 to over 2500 since its inception in April of 1996.
Dr. Bailey has been preaching and teaching the Word of God since age 12. Prior to becoming the Pastor of Right Direction Church International, Dr. Bailey served for ten years as an Assistant Pastor in Portland, ME and Tulsa, OK.
Dr. Bailey holds a Bachelors of Arts in Sociology from Upsala College, East Orange, NJ, pursued a Masters of Public Administration at Rutgers University of New Jersey and a Masters of Organizational Leadership at Regent University. Dr. Bailey was also honored with a Doctorate of Divinity degree from St. Thomas Christian College of Jacksonville, Fl.
Under his direction Right Direction has sponsored the Compass Community Development Corporation which provides transitional housing for men and women, clothing and interviewing skills for women in need going into the workforce, a food pantry and a community learning center. Dr. Bailey has also initiated missions efforts in Ghana, West Africa through targeted medical missions. He serves as overseer of the Right Direction Fellowship, an organization of pastors and churches who either see him as a spiritual father or mentor.
Dr. Bailey and his wife of over 30 years, Co-Pastor, Dr. Marcia L. Bailey, have four adult children and two grandchildren. His preaching and teaching ministry brings forth a message of faith and whole life prosperity. His ministry can be seen and heard by radio and television throughout South Carolina and in New York and via worldwide streaming at www.rightdirection.info.