Pastor Shadrach answered the call to the Preaching of the Gospel in October of 1997 and received his Minstrel License to Preach. After graduating High School, he attended SLCC Florissant Valley in effort to obtain a degree in Music Composition and Computer Technology. Being faithful to the Music Ministry God opened another door in October 2004 for Pastor Martin to take a Minister of Music position. With much prayer and fasting, he accepted the position at the Tribe of Judah Christian Church. God began to speak to him about not just being a Minister of Music but about ministry as a whole. In March of 2005 Pastor Martin partnered his membership with the Tribe of Judah Christian Church under the leadership of Bishop Alonzo Johnson D.D. God is continually moving in Pastor Martin’s life. In September of 2007, he received his Ordination under the State of Missouri to Preach the Gospel; in January 2009 God elevated him from Minister of Music to Associate Pastor to Bishop Alonzo Johnson D.D.
August of 2018 Pastor Martin graduated from Cohen Institute which is a site from International College of Bible Theology out of Norris City, Illinois, with an Associate degree of Biblical Studies/Theology. He received a certificate from the Logos School of the Bible and Ministry in Theology. August of 2011 Pastor Martin was called to be Senior Pastor/ and Founder of the LIVE Church formally LIVE Kingdom Citizens. November 2014, he was appointed as the Pastor of Martin Temple COGIC.
On February 8th, 2015, Pastor Martin received and appointment and installed as Assistant Superintendent/President of Urban Initiative of the Robert C. Williams District of the Eastern Missouri First Jurisdiction Church Of God In Christ INC. under the leadership of the late Bishop R.J. Ward, Prelate, January 2016 Pastor Martin received appointment of Superintendent and Administrative Assistant in the Missouri Midwest Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction, Bishop Elijah H. Hankerson III, Prelate
He shares his endeavors and life accomplishments with his lovely wife, Lady Tiffani Martin and their nine beautiful children.