Martin Cantu
Senior Pastor

Praise Worship Center: In 2013 after 15 years of evangelistic music ministry Martin Cantu received his ministers ordination and continued to minister aboard.  In 2014 Martin and Lani Cantu started a Monday night Prayer Meeting at their home in Hercules Ca. In one years time the meetings out grew the house, it was then that God placed it in Martins heart to launch Praise Worship Center. PWC  is a non-denomination Christian ministry/church that share the Good News Gospel and principles as written in the Bible. H.O.L.Y  B.I.B.L.E. acronym " He Only Left You -Basic Instructions Before Leaving Earth"

Pastor Martin Cantu: is the former lead singer of the legendary Latin-Rock band “Malo” the band known for the hit song "Suavecito". In 1997 while on Tour in Denver Colorado Martin overdosed while taking crack cocaine, however revived by the breath of God, Martin made a conscious decision to pick up his cross and fulfill the calling God has placed on his life. Martin’s life transformation came after watching a televised sermon delivered by worldwide evangelist Joyce Meyer. In 2010 Pastor Martin shared his testimony at Joyce Meyer's “Receive and Believe” conference in Sacramento California (see video below) now an ordained minister, along with his Wife Lani of 27 years, Martin shares his gift of music and his testimony  to reach the masses for the kingdom of God while sharing the message of faith, hope and love through the direction and anointing of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.

Our Story:

Mission Statment:

Sharing the good news gospel with believers and unbelievers alike while Sharing the message of Love, Faith and Hope through relationship not religion.

  • At PWC we believe in the Holy Trinity.God The Father, Christ The Son and The Holy Spirit  equally as one
  • We believe in the Five-Fold ministry 
  • We believe in the Holy baptism with the evidence of speaking in an unknown tongue
  • We believe in the sanctity of marraige as described and taught in the Holy Bible
  • We believe in the forgiveness of all sins through excepting salvation through Jesus Christ


Hear Pastor Martin's testimony as he interviews with evangalist Joyce Meyer