Pastor's Jarvis and Freda Gates
Pastor Jarvis G. Gates Sr. is a native of Palmetto, Georgia. He is the second of two siblings. Pastor Gates graduated from Palmetto High School in 1989. He later attended Clayton State College, in Morrow, Georgia, where he studied engineering. While in college he answered the call that had been on his life since the age of sixteen.
Pastor Gates was licensed and ordained on September 19, 1991 at J.S. Hammond Missionary Baptist Church in, Palmetto, Georgia under the leadership of Pastor Willie R. Starks. Pastor Gates loves to worship God in music and song. Pastor Gates has an awesome anointing to write, as well as worship God through songs of deliverance that brings healing in his worshp services.
In the fall of 1992, Pastor Gates graduated from Carver Bible College. Since then he continues to fulfill the office of an Apostle as well as a Pastor. He is dedicated to bringing up strong leaders in the Body of Christ. He is the founder and overseer of Full Potential Global Ministries, as well as Iron Sharpens Iron Men Ministry, where he imparts mentorship to men in the church and homeless community. Pastor Jarvis and Freda travel teaching married couples in their Marriage Alive Workshops and Empowerment Conferences.
On February 6, 1992 Pastor Jarvis and Freda Gates were joined together in the covenant of marriage. They have two sons, James and Jarvis Jr. Pastor Freda is a native of Decatur, Georgia. She is the six child to ten siblings (one deceased). Pastor Freda graduated from Avondale High School in 1986. She later attended Dekalb Cosmetology School. She worked in the cosmetology field for seven years. Pastor Freda is the Owner and Founder of both, Regene Couture Boutique and Success Engagers LLC, a Women's Network for women Entrepreneurs and Business Owners. She believes in Ministry, Marriage, and Marketplace!
Pastor Freda was called into ministry in 1997. Pastor Freda released her first book in the spring of 2007 called "The Making of a Woman" Seven Principles to Deliverance through Biblical Teaching. Pastor Freda has an anointing to reach the heart of women, to raise up praying daughters that wil travail and cry out to God for our Nation. Pastor Freda is the President of Blended Women, a monthly women's ministry with a "Taste of Different! For more of Freda's ministry information and resources, please visit www.fredagates.org