About the Co-Founder

Elder Ralph A. MartinoHe is the Sr. Pastor of First Church, a multi-site, multi services church, who teaches the Word of GOD feverishly and passionately without compromise! Watch, follow, like and subscribe to view their teachings weekly. Powerful! Prophetic! Passionate!

He is Co-Founder of Watch and Pray Ministries, Inc., a 501(c) 3, whose vision is to reach the masses with a non-compromising, Christ-centered, Christ-focused end time message holistic in nature and purposeful in destiny. We care for, focus on challenging and are determined to assist at risk youth and adults change their attitudes and then their destinies through education, enlightenment and empowerment!

He is blessed to be the Trademark Owner of “SLC” (Spiritual Life and Leadership Coach) and is a certified Spiritual Life, who counsels, mentors and helps NFL football players, Professional Basketball players, Business Executives and Stellar award winning artists achieve their dreams. Through one-on-one consultations, personal and professional deliverance and help has taken place in countless lives.

He is blessed to possess over 20 years of live, relevant radio broadcast experience, as an Executive Producer, Producer and Host of the “Psalm 91 Radio Broadcast,” which reaches over 1 million listeners per week.

He has been featured many times on “Praise the LORD” TBN’s Flagship program.

He is an inspired Author, an anointed Biblical Teacher, an industrious Entrepreneur, a soul-stirring Evangelist, a highly sought after Motivational Speaker, and a results-oriented Workshop Facilitator.

He is blessed to be the Best Selling Author of “Take Your Mouth Off Of My Destiny,” “The Battlefield of the Emotions, Vol. 1,” “How Do I Forget?”, “How 2 Change a ‘No’ into a ‘Yes’”, “Exposing the Eight Deadly Steps in Every Temptation” and its companion Workbook, as well as “Twenty-One Principles for Conquering Temptation”.

He has designed, developed and presented numerous workshops, some to include:

  • Anger Management
  • Binding the Strongman
  • Christian Business: “The Pathway to Freedom”
  • Communication: The Key to a Successful Marriage
  • Discerning the Voice of GOD
  • Flip the Script on Temptation
  • Fifteen Keys to Successfully Opening and Maintaining Godly Communication in our Lives
  • How to Handle Rejection
  • How to be Lead by the Spirit
  • How to Manage your Money
  • How to Handle Self-Rejection
  • How to Overcome Addictions
  • How to Overcome Bitterness
  • Living and Teaching the Truth
  • Obedience: “The Key to the Christian Walk”
  • Operating in the Favor of GOD
  • Prayer: To, For and Against
  • Prospering through the Fear of the Lord
  • Results-oriented Strategies for Intercessory Prayer
  • Sitting, Walking and Standing: “Mobilizing the Church for Ministry in the 21st Century”
  • Spiritual Perception: “Now you see it, Now you don’t!”
  • The Confession of the Believer/Inner Man
  • The Components of the Blood
  • The People Principle
  • The Power of Prayer in a Marriage
  • The Salvation of the Soul
  • The Soul Winning Campaign
  • The Working Deacon
  • Walking in the Abundance of GOD: “Stay Away from the Forbidden Fruit”
  • When the Seeker becomes the Sought after!
  • When We apply the Blood
  • How to enter into worship GOD’s way!

He is married to a virtuous woman and has two blessed girls, and an anointed son!

He is blessed to hold a Doctorate of Theology.

He is blessed to hold a Masters in Religious Education.

He is blessed to hold a Bachelors in Business Administration.