Pastors Eric and Shellee Cox answered the call to Pastor Living Word Fellowship Church on July 12, 1998. With a passionate vision from God in their hearts, they began running with this call to fulfill the destiny that God had given them for the Northwest Region of Oklahoma. The ministry began to flourish with the life, love and power of God. Because of their obedience and their God-inspired vision, Living Word Fellowship has experienced tremendous growth in all areas.
Pastor Eric was called into the Ministry after spending 18 years in the grocery industry. He received his Masters in Practical Ministry from Wagner Leadership Institute and was commissioned as an Apostle on June 1st of 2007. He is a member of the International Coalition of Apostolic Leaders (ICAL), a ministry under the direction of the presiding Apostle, John P. Kelly.
He is a regional leader over five counties in the Northwest Region of Oklahoma through the Oklahoma Apostolic Prayer Network (OAPN). They have joined LWF with the vision of OAPN to see all of Oklahoma and the home of the red man saved and transformed.
Pastor Eric is the President and Founder of Families Helping Families, now the Hope Center Food & Resource Center. The Hope Center is one of NW Oklahoma’s largest food assistance ministries meeting the needs of 17 communities in 6 counties.
Pastor Eric has served as a Chaplain for the Woodward Police Department and Chaplain for the Oklahoma Senate in 2001, 2005, 2007,2012, 2013, 2014, 2015. He served on the board of For The Cross Ministries and Macedonia Ministries for many years as well as the board for High Plains Outreach Center, a homeless shelter. Currently, He serves as the secretary/treasurer for the Woodward Ministerial Alliance and is the Woodward County chairman for the National Day of Prayer.
Pastor Shellee co-pastors Living Word Fellowship with her husband, Eric. She has a Bachelors of Science Degree in Elementary Education and is working toward her degree in Practical Ministry at Wagner Leadership Institute. She has served on the board of the Woodward Pregnancy Center. Pastor Shellee is a gifted teacher and administrator, overseeing many areas of ministry at Living Word Fellowship.
Pastors Eric and Shellee are in step with the heartbeat of God and minister with boldness and compassion under a strong apostolic/prophetic anointing. Their commitment to teaching the uncompromising Word of God is impacting this region and beyond.
Eric is from North Carolina and Shellee is from Northwest Oklahoma, born in Mooreland and raised in Vici. They have made their home in Woodward Oklahoma for the past 21 years. They have three sons and one daughter, a daughter-in-law and son-in-law and 4 beautiful granddaughters, and 3 handsome grandsons. Their grandchildren bring them great joy!