Pastor Jerry L. Jones was born in New Orleans Louisiana were he received his formal education. He attended Law Street Baptist Church, where he received Deacon training, relocating in 1966 to Pearl River Louisiana where he attended Walkers Temple C.O.G.I.C. for several years.
In 1969 he moved to Los Angeles California where he attended Word of God Baptist Church, continuing his Deacon training under Pastor Willie B. Simpson, while working and eventually retiring from Lockheed Industries. In 1979 he moved his membership to First Missionary Baptist Church where he was licensed as a Deacon (1995) and a Gospel Minister (1997) under the leadership of Bishop Henry Hearn.
Pastor Jones then relocated to Fresno California and was ordained as a Pastor under the leadership of Bishop John Sims at Mt. Carmel Baptist Church. He attended Sacramento Theology Seminary where he received a Bachelor's Degree in Theology in 2000; later in 2002 he received another Bachelor's in Divinity Counseling and numerous awards.
God gave Pastor Jones a vision to Pastor his own Church, he founded and was Senior Pastor of God's Spoken Word for 4 years, feeding the community and serving the people of God. Being obedient to God's changing direction he joined Glory Bound World Outreach Ministries under the Leadership of Bishop Bernard R. Hall were he serves as a Senior Assistant Pastor.
Pastor Jerry L. Jones is a faithful man of God and diligent worker in the Kingdom of God. He is known for the Preacher who preaches with no shoes, because he says, "I'm preaching on Holy Ground"!