Apostle Rod McTaggart is the senior pastor of Bread of Life Harvest Center, a new church expression located in Saginaw, Michigan. His wife Ronni (Veronica) also serves as a pastor at Bread of Life. They have been married since 1969 and have three grown children and 6 grandchildren. Apostle Rod is a graduate of Central Michigan University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Education. He is currently working on a masters degree in Leadership Development as well as a doctorate in theology from Eagle Christian College in Marion, Ohio. He is a graduate of Eagle Christian College’s widely acclaimed “School of the Prophet” and “School of the Apostle”. He moves and operates strongly in a prophetic-teaching mantle with a Barnabus (Son of Encouragement) anointing. Apostle Rod has extensive background in the business arena as a former owner and operator of two businesses, and is currently working to establish a church building consulting business called Brightside Church Consultants. Rod is founder and president of Bread of Life Team Ministries, whose purpose is to provide an apostolic vehicle for the sending out of five-fold ministry teams to the nations. He is also founder & president of Eagle Christian College Saginaw (ECCS), which is an affiliate of Eagle–Lion Institute founded by Dr. John Watson of Marion, Ohio. In establishing ECCS in September 2004, a broadened spectrum of five-fold ministry equipping was made available to the Body of Christ in the region. Apostle Rod serves both as an apostolic regional coordinator for the Michigan Apostolic Alliance under the direction of Apostle Barbara Yoder in Ann Arbor, Michigan and as an advisor for the Saginaw Chapter of Aglow International. He is ordained through the Network of Christian Churches (NCC) under the leadership of Apostle John & Pat Watson and Prophets Jim & Judy Stevens (based out of Marion, Ohio). In 1994, the Lord spoke to the McTaggart’s to help spearhead the restoration of the prophetic voice in Michigan and sponsored the “Michigan Prophetic Conference” in 1995. The original conference was hosted in the Saginaw area and then was taken to west Michigan for three years before being brought back to the east side of the state.