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Pastor James C. Stokes

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Pastor James C. Stokes is anointed of God to reach the heart of the matter skillfully with the Word of God. He believes for every problem anyone would face in this life, there is a solution for it in the Word of God. Pastor Stokes accepted Jesus as his personal Savior at nineteen years of age. Growing up in the church he served in various capacities with the ministry. At the age of twenty he accepted the call to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ. He graduated from Creston High School in 1984. He immediately matriculated to the Grand Rapids Community College where he studied Psychology for two years.

Pastor Stokes earned an associated degree in Applied Theology from the International Bible seminary in Plymouth, Florida, a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration…

1st Lady Javena Stokes

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First Lady Jevena Stokes, teacher, conference and International speaker, is noted for her evangelistic ministry.  Her transparency in sharing the truth of her past has transformed her life and the lives of others.

She passionately believes in the potential of all people and is devoted to the cause of Christ. She is also the director of the women’s ministry, and is the creative visionary and CEO of Life Connect.  Involved in the creative process of Life Connect was a selection of women who experienced and understood what single parenting was about first hand.

In 1983 she earned a license in Cosmetology from Jean Michelle College. In 1992, she…

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