JAMES is a pastor-scholar and gifted bible teacher, who teaches with passion, relevance, and clarity, emphasizing practical theology and application of the Scriptures. Gifted in administration and organizational leadership, he has a unique ability to combine spiritual, leadership, and business principles to present a balanced and complete perspective of biblical faith. His personal mission in ministry is to ‘Bring Out the Best in People’, helping them avoid the hardships of life by obtaining and applying the wisdom of God. Because he highly values diversity, James is committed to racial reconciliation on a global level.
JAMES has personally mentored and influenced many who are now making significant impact in society. He has successfully directed men’s ministry for many years, positively altering the course of marriages and families with God’s miraculous intervention. James has mentored businessmen, professional athletes, husbands, and fathers, and continues to be a key contributor in the critical arena of men’s ministry and its constant redevelopment to meet the complex needs of the 21st century man.
WHILE developing his own unique style of ministry, God has favorably positioned James as a ‘son’ among four extraordinary men of God, his father James Sr., Dr. Robb Thompson, Pastor Carlton Arthurs, and Bishop Wellington Boone, who continue to mentor him in ministry and challenge him to greater levels of ministry excellence and integrity. While pursuing social renewal and holistic ministry, James is making great impact as a frontrunner in his generation.
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“One of the great delights of my life is to have had the blessing of working with and observing the growth and dedication of my son-in-law, Pastor James Ward. From my first exposure to James I concluded that James evidenced above average insight and ability. He is an indefatigable worker and of keen insight into the Scriptures. James is studious to an unusual degree and of penetrating insight into the Word of God and the things of the Spirit. I believe the hand of the Lord is upon him for good and he is proving himself to be vital to the body of Christ and to this generation.”
– Pastor Carlton R. Arthurs, Founder and Senior Pastor of Wheaton Christian Center Church
“James Ward is a leading voice in a new generation of pastors who know Jesus Christ personally, believe the bible, use the latest technology, and can apply a biblical worldview to every area of life. He understands how to reach people and touch their lives so that they are released into a life of faith and hope. James and his wife Sharon have served faithfully for many years in Christian ministry and I am excited about how God will use them in the future as they launch this new venture.”
– Bishop Wellington Boone, Fellowship of International Churches, Author, Pastor, International Speaker
“It is a privilege and blessing to know Pastor James Ward for many years. His teaching ministry is anointed, bible-centered, relevant, very effective, insightful, clear, and practical. He is definitely a New Gen leader who wants to see the Church fulfill its God-given potential. I wish him very prosperous and blessed ministry.”
– Dr. Matthew K. Thomas, General Secretary, Pentecostal World Fellowship President, Central India Theological Seminary & Central India Outreach Global Cabinet Member, Empowered21 Board of Reference, Oral Roberts University
“It is my pleasure to commend both the person and the teaching ministry of Pastor James. I have known Pastor Ward in several capacities – as student, as teacher, as pastor, and as friend. Pastor Ward has demonstrated in all these contexts a heart and sensitivity toward people that is rare. As a result, his teaching ministry is relevant, insightful, and above all, effective for the purposes of the Kingdom of God in this world today. James has a certain pastoral bearing that evokes a sense of leadership tempered with a combination of faithfulness and humility. It is a privilege to know and to work alongside Pastor Ward!”
– Randall J. Pannell, M.Div., Ph.D., Academic Dean and Associate Professor, School of Divinity Special Assistant, Academic Affairs, Regent University