Lester Sumrall


Lester Sumrall is a third generation minister and visionary. For almost 20 years, he has shared a message of destiny, purpose and hope in 38 countries of the world – fufilling the purpose of God’s Kingdom by changing hearts and lives.

In the early 1990's, Lester gave up a college basketball scholarship to obey God’s call on his life, a journey which took him to Scandinavia where he attended Word of Life Theological School, founded by Dr. Ulf Ekman.

Upon graduation, Lester travelled alongside his grandfather, Dr. Lester Sumrall, doing ministry and relief work around the world. Soon after, he earned a degree from Oral Roberts University’s School of Business.

In 1997, he founded Lester Sumrall International, and has since continued in the legacy passed to him of missions, ministry and media. Lester Sumrall is currently based near Chicago where he lives with his wife and children.