Apostle Vernon Duncan is the co-founder and senior pastor of Divine Encounter Fellowship Ministries International, with branches throughout Trinidad and Tobago. At present his ministry’s headquarters are at Ragoo Road, D’Abadie.  Together with his brother, now Apostle Vivian Duncan, and Pastor Richard Gonzales he founded the ministry in November 1991. 

In addition Apostle Vernon Duncan is the covering Apostle for several affiliate and associate Ministries in Grenada, St. Lucia, Guyana, St Vincent and the United States. Since his call to ministry some eighteen (18) years ago, he has ministered in several countries throughout the Caribbean and around the world. He has a heart for the nations.


As a teacher, Apostle Duncan has authored numerous books that revolutionize, transform and empower lives around the globe.


He is also a gifted psalmist, having produced four gospel albums so far, his latest album “Out of the Experience” has been voted among the top five (5) CD’s in the Caribbean courtesy the Caribbean Gospel Music Awards 2003-2004. His  song “Sailing” from this album has been awarded the top Caribbean Gospel song of the year.

Let nothing be done through selfish ambition or conceit, but in lowliness of mind let each esteem others better than himself. Let each of you look out not only for his own interests, but also for the interests of others.

Philippians 2:3-4


He has been married to Joycelyn for the past 28 years and is the father of three (3) children, Simone, Verneille and Curtis. Joycelyn is now the co-Pastor of Divine Encounter Fellowship. Together they are forging a spiritual legacy for their ministry and their nation as a whole.

“I have told you these things, so that in me you may have peace.  In this world you will have trouble.  But take heart.  I have overcome the world.”

John16:33 (NIV)