Lady Vicki Lynne Kemp was born to the proud parents of the late Pastor Daniel and Evangelist Cora Jordan. She was the last of five children to this union and the only girl. She has been married to her friend, Bishop Vernon R. Kemp, for 29 years. Lady Kemp has gracefully and humbly served with her husband at Greater Harvest Christian Center for 20 years. God has blessed this union with gifted and anointed children.
Lady Kemp exemplifies the love of God and undoubtedly embodies the Proverbs 31 woman. Her favorite Scripture reference is Psalm 91:1, “He that dwelleth in the secret place of the most high shall abide under the shadows of the Almighty.” This scripture resonates with her spirit and the calling on her life. She encourages the people of God to embrace the “secret place” and experience the power of prayer. Through God’s healing power, she testifies “Prayer works.” Lady Kemp serves as the Women’s Ministry Administrator; she has a passion for encouraging women to be stronger emotionally, mentally, and spiritually. She also provides leadership on the Board of Scholastic Education of Greater Harvest Christian Center where she devotes her time to developing educational strategies to help students win. She also serves Kern High School as a youth empowerment speaker for Young Women Empowered for Leadership. She formerly served on the Board of Directors of Bakersfield Senior Center of Kern County.
Lady Kemp humbly received her Evangelist License in December 2004. God has graced her to travel and minister the gospel of Jesus Christ. On August 1, 2018, Lady Kemp retired after 17 years as a full-time employee for Kern Regional Center in Bakersfield, CA where she served as a social worker for the special needs population of Kern County. Lady Kemp earned her bachelor’s degree in liberal studies from California State University Bakersfield in 1996.
Along with her spiritual accomplishments, Lady Kemp is the author of Better than Yesterday: Proverbs of a Woman’s Heart. Her book launched on June 21, 2018, and was selected for inclusion in the permanent collection by the Library of Congress on November 21, 2018, which is one of the highest honors an author can achieve. Christian Living Books, Inc. also awarded her the distinction, Best-Selling Author.
Adding to her entrepreneurship, Lady Kemp and her husband are investment partners with Fatburger Bakersfield. You can connect with Lady Kemp and join the conversation on her Saving Our Sisters podcast listed as VickiLKemp’s Podcast, heard on Deezer, Iheartradio, Apple Podcast, Google Play, and Spotify. Through these podcasts and her weekly prayer on Facebook live entitled “Early Will I Seek Thee,” she empowers women to evolve and become better.
God has also given Lady Kemp a vision to serve and foster youth within the community in education. She became more invested in encouraging young people to aim high and succeed with their educational goals. Lady Kemp is the founder of Harvest of Hope Educational Services, which was birthed on August 9, 2016. This educational component is a branch of Greater Harvest Christian Center. Lady Kemp is a lover of young people and yields herself to be a vessel used by God for His glory. She has a kingdom agenda to reach lost souls for Christ while also challenging and empowering youth to be successful in education. Her unwavering faith, compassion, selflessness, and incessant prayers speak volumes about her character and epitomize an undeniable and genuine love for God and His people. Lady Kemp’s favorite statement is, “There is absolutely nothing too hard for our great God.”