Gaius Lawrence is the Senior Pastor of Church of Praise International, a congregation of believers meeting in Osaka, Japan. Gaius teaches the message of the Kingdom of God with power, insight, and makes it practical for daily living. He believes that through the knowledge of the principles of the Kingdom of God, every believer can become a victorious overcomer in every situation. Gaius is also the president of a Bible school and is also the leader of KCI (Kingdom Connection International) which is a gathering of pastoral and marketplace leaders who want to extend the Kingdom of God. Gaius serves as one of the leaders of the Apostolic Company, which gives oversight to the International Christian Leadership Connection (I.C.L.C.) network of churches, which has more than 3000 churches in over 50 nations. He also has a traveling ministry, and he has gone to many countries such as Philippines, South Korea, Ukraine, Russia, Brazil, England, Hong Kong, Malaysia and America. Gaius Lawrence resides in Osaka, Japan with his wife, Jaycie, and their two children, Asher and Jedidiah.
Pastor, Church of Praise International Christian School Principal
Jaycie Lawrence is the founder and administrator of Ikeda Church of Praise Christian School. Having received a Masters in Christian Education from Oral Robert's University, Jaycie possesses both extensive practical experience and knowledge. She is passionate about raising up a new generation of leaders in every field: in ministry, in government, education, business, and industry.
Gaius and Jaycie have been chosen as apostles for the apostolic company for the ICLC (International Christian Leadership Connection) Apostolic Network. They will now be given authority to help oversee the whole network around the world with other apostles in the apostolic company. There are around 10 to 12 apostles in the apostolic network.
Gaius and Jaycie are the HAPN (Heartland Apostolic Prayer Network) representatives for Japan.