Elder Pastor) James F. Ray Sr. is the Senior Pastor of It’s All About Jesus World Ministries Inc. He is married to Evangelist Rommie Elaine Ray (Co-Pastor) for 31 wonderful years, and they have two blessed sons James Jr. and Jacques Ray. They have three grandchildren Brianna Stallworth, Joel James Ray, and Jayce Reginald Alan Spurgeon. Pastor James received Jesus at the age of 10 and during his youth he distanced himself from his walk but always felt the need to serve God.
While deployed to Germany Pastor James regain his connection with God, while observing his wife’s dedication to God he felt the need to seek Jesus for himself. During a city wide conference in Hinesville GA., February 1990 just before being deployed to Desert Shield Desert Storm he was filled with the gift of the Holy Spirit and has been serving God ever since. He is a1981 graduate of Elloree High School and he attended Colorado Technical Institute University online pursuing an BSHCM(Bacholor of Science Healthcare Management), Pastor James takes advantage of every opportunity in furthering his education.
Upon graduation from High School he decided to join the Armed Force and entered the US Army as an enlisted Solider in Dec. 1980 Pastor James served in more than 6 countries, and 9 Military Post. He is a member of the ICFM (International Christian Faith Ministries) which serves as his continual Pastoral training. After being motivated, inspired, and encouraged by Dr. Daisy P. Edwards and the late Dr. Bill Basansky, August 2010 Pastor James accepted and has been appointed as an Area Director for the Orangeburg, SC, Being ordained into the Gospel Ministry 1997, Pastor James has served as Assistant Pastor of Agape Christian Fellowship for 4 years and as Deacon for 7 years. He served in every area that God would use him and did it with great joy.
Pastor James has preached the word of God in foreign soil (Iraq, Saudi Arabia, Korea, Egypt, and Turkey) as well as in Georgia, Maryland, North and South Carolina, Indiana, and Alabama. Pastor James has stood on the grounds where Abraham’ birth place and has seen the Euphrates River, has walked on some the soil that our Lord and Savior has walked. Pastor Ray Retired on May 9, 2008 serving his country for 28 yrs he felt his time was well spent as a soldier and he is still serving, but now a soldier for the Lord.
Pastor James is currently enrolled online at Colorado Technical University online studying Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Management : BSHM - General Healthcare / Business Administration, and is expecting God to take him to the next level in Him (Jesus) Pastor James Motto is “It doesn’t matter what it looks like”, also SEED, ROOT, STEM, BRANCH, FRUIT,AND HARVEST Also one of many scriptures He stands firm on is, II Chronicles 7:14 is what he teaches and lives by “If my people which are called by my name will humble themselves, and pray and seek my face, and turn from their wicked ways, then I will hear from heaven, and will forgive their sin, and heal their land.”