Marcus Lamb began Word of God Fellowship in December of 1981. The next year, he married Joni Trammell, and she the two began traveling full time, ministering in more than 20 states.
In 1983, on a trip to Israel, God spoke to Marcus Lamb and told him to found a Christian television station in Montgomery, Alabama. Shortly after that, Marcus built WMCF-TV, “45 Alive,” in Montgomery, the first Christian TV station in the state. In 1990, the Lambs moved to Dallas, Texas, to build a new Christian station. Daystar Television Network officially launched in 1997 with a live broadcast of T.D. Jakes’ New Years Eve service.
Now Daystar is one of the largest Christian television networks in the world. It is available on all major satellite and cable systems in the US, and can be seen in over 200 countries across the globe. Daystar is also the only Christian television network to be broadcast in the nation of Israel.
Marcus and Joni host a daily TV program that is broadcast live across the nation and around the world. They also minister regularly at various churches around the and have a heart for souls and spreading the gospel of Jesus Christ. Marcus ministers with great sensitivity to the hearers, with an emphasis on praying at the altars and moving in the gifts of the Spirit. It is his desire to see people saved, healed and revived with the fire of God.
The Lambs have been featured in magazines such as “Charisma,” “Evangel” and “Church Report Magazine.” Additionally, Marcus Lamb has received two honorary doctorates, as well as the Alumnus of the Year award from his college, Lee University. He has been in ministry for over 38 years, and is an ordained bishop in the Church of God.
Marcus and Joni have three adult children, Jonathan Lamb (and wife Suzy), Rachel Lamb and Rebecca Lamb, and reside in the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex. They are also the proud grandparents of baby Israel Elisha Lamb, born in October 2012.