The ministry of Mike Murdock is The Wisdom Center, in which he is the founder and pastor. The Wisdom Center is based in Haltom City, Texas, and includes ministries throughout the world. Murdock is also a Founding Trustee on the Board of International Charismatic Bible Ministries, as of 2015.
Murdock was born in Lake Charles, Louisiana, on April 18, 1946. He preached his first sermon in public when he was eight years old, and at the age of 15 he preached his first evangelistic crusade, notes TheWisdomCenter.tv. Murdock became a full-time evangelist when he was 19.
Murdock preaches throughout the world at colleges, businesses and churches. He follows prosperity theology and, through the Wisdom Center, follows the motto "Pursue...Proclaim...and Publish the Wisdom of God." His ministry has a weekly television program known as "Wisdom Keys with Mike Murdock." Its website provides a service schedule, church map and prayer requests.
In addition to his work with The Wisdom Center, Murdock has written more than 200 books, including "The Law of Recognition," "Secrets of the Richest Man Who Ever Lived," "The Double Diamond Principle" and "The Leadership Secrets of Jesus." He has composed more than 5,700 songs, including "You Can Make It" and "Jesus, Just The Mention of Your Name."