Pastor Eric J. Cobbins is the Founder and Senior Pastor of The Worship Center of Kansas City. Alongside his wife, Valerie Cobbins; the two began a journey that has grown exponentially in a short period of time. Since opening the doors in January 20, 2008, The Worship Center has become one of the fastest growing ministries in the Greater Kansas City area.
Pastor Eric believes in ministering to the whole man by focusing his teachings on the word of God with power and simplicity believing The Worship Center of Kansas City is a hospital where you can come for God’s healing in every area of your life.
A deep love of the word of God has been the Cobbins family foundation as he is the son of a Pastor and he shares the Pastor title with brothers, uncles, and cousins. Throughout what has been a lifetime of ministry, Pastor Eric has worn many hats in ministry including; musician, recording artist, composer , worship leader and now Pastor.
Pastor Cobbins is a firm believer in living in the NOW and attributes his greatest successes in life and in ministry to standing on this belief, as spoken in Philippians 3:13-14:
Brethren, I count not myself to have apprehended: but this one thing I do, forgetting those things which are behind, and reaching forth unto those things which are before, I press toward the mark for the prize of the high calling of God in Christ Jesus.
Valerie Cobbins, the wife of Pastor Eric Cobbins, is also the co-founder of The Worship Center of Kansas City. Lady V, as she is amiably known, strongly emphasizes two pillars; Faith and Family, which are the guiding factors, foundation and vision of this ministry. Lady V professes that FAMILY is her first ministry and is committed to empowering others. She houses a special mission to the building up of women showing a living example of God’s healing and deliverance in her own life.
She is on assignment to “gift” women with a like experience with love and compassion undergirding her. The anointing God has placed on her life gives her authority to challenge, encourage, and inspire others to develop a real and lasting relationship with the Father
She is the founder of W.O.W (Women of Worship), D.I.V.A.S. (Daughters of Integrity; Virtuous and Saved), and Absolute Health & Wellness.