In addition to his community activism, Bishop Omar is a spiritual activist. He is seated as the Presiding Bishop of the Kingdom Covenant of Churches and Senior Pastor of Kingdom WAR Legacy Church. Bishop Omar credits his faith with helping him to remain fearless in the face of serious conflict and violence. He has guided countless individuals into relationship with Christ and away from the insidious lure of the streets.
Nearest to his heart is his family. Bishop Omar is the proud husband to Anita, his wife of over 20 years and father to Omar Jr. (affectionately called Two), daughters Tabia, Omni, and Anaya. He is the spiritual father to a great number of people throughout the nation.
Having been feautured in dozens of newspaper and magazine stories documenting his work, Bishop Omar even attracted the attention of national leaders and prominent policymakers across the nation. Former U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan brought Bishop Omar and his team as guests to President Barack Obama’s final State of the Union address in 2016, with Ryan calling them “front-line poverty fighters.”