Bishop Victor D. Agee accepted Jesus Christ as his personal savior at the age of six. He received and accepted his call to the gospel ministry at the age of 21 and was ordained on July 17, 1985 under the leadership of Rev. John Whitehead, Sr. He is an anointed shepherd, teacher and counselor.
In April of 1993 after prayer and guidance of the Spirit of God, Bishop Agee organized Praise Temple of Restoration, formerly known as Praise Temple Church Baptist. This ministry was started with four founding members. Bishop Agee has earned an A.A. in Biblical Studies from Moody Bible Institute and a B.A. in Intercommunications from Trinity University. He has developed and taught various in-depth workshops and seminars across the country and abroad with global missions preaching and lecturing in Jamaica, Bahamas, Israel, Ghana West Africa, and Kenya East Africa. He served faithfully as the 1st Assistant to Bishop Simon Gordon and as District Overseer of the Judah District.
In July of 2006, Bishop Victor Agee spoke at the Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship International's Annual Conference after the devastation of Hurricane Katrina. He was also appointed to the Office of State Overseer for Illinois. He serves on the Council of Field Operations for the Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship International and is 1st Assistant to the Bishop of District Overseers.
Bishop Agee has appeared on local religious radio programs and was the host of The Restoration Hour television and radio broadcast. He is an active member of Chicago Clergy Speaks Association and the West Side Community Redevelopment Association.
Guided by his leadership, Praise Temple is now a dynamic ministry that is active and effective in youth, evangelism, social service, and outreach to people struggling with substance abuse and those effected with HIV and AIDS. With a love for God's people, it is Bishop Agee's desire to take those same individuals that were once lost and broken to teach and train them to effectively spread the Word of God and the message of RESTORATION to others.