Dr. Elise Banks is an International Keynote Speaker, Kingdom Strategist, and Spiritual Mentor. She is the Founder and Visionary of Restored Ministries International, Incorporated and CEO of Elise Banks Ministries. The mandate on her life is the call of a kingdom revivalist and apostolic spiritual midwife. Her destiny assignment is to encourage, empower, and release an anointing of restoration. Having traveled extensively preaching, teaching, training, and equipping God’s people for kingdom service Dr. Banks is an apostolic voice that provides oversight and spiritual covering to numerous churches and ministries.
A Prayer General with a passion and unyielding commitment to prayer and supplication, Dr. Banks serves as the Chief Intercessor of The Recovery Zone Prayer Encounter. This mantle of prayer culminated in the establishment of The Recovery Zone Prayer Revivals, The Prophetic Shift Encounters, and Dressed for War biblical teaching seminar. Her innovative and life-changing messages of hope, healing, and restoration have transformed countless lives.
Restored Ministries International is under the spiritual covering of her Apostolic Father, Archbishop Alfred A. Owens, Jr., Pastor of Greater Mount Calvary Holy Church and Presiding Prelate of Mount Calvary Holy Church of America, Incorporated in Washington, D.C.
After many years of kingdom service, Dr. Banks established Elise Banks Ministries, a global outreach ministry, which provides spiritual mentorship and leadership training for the empowerment of the Body of Christ. As a part of this ministry, Dr. Banks launched Soldiers in Stilettos Prayer Encounter. The purpose of this gathering is to equip individuals to unlock the power of prayer while engaging in spiritual warfare. A dynamic and visionary leader with a radical message of inspiration, Dr. Banks is the author of Releasing the Mantle of Prayer, The Threat is Over, It’s Just a Smoke Screen, and Things Happen at Midnight.
A native of Charleston, South Carolina, Dr. Banks holds a Master of Theology (Th.M.), Master of Religious Education (M.R.E.), and a Doctor of Sacred Theology (S.T.D.) from United Christian College in New York City. She is a Bible Institute professor and a certified chaplain.
Dr. Banks is blessed with two daughters, Doria and Keesha, and one grandson, Kamron.