Wilkes Ministries

About Us

Dr. Jerry W. Wilkes, Founding Senior Pastor of Faith Church International (FCI) and President of Wilkes Ministries, operates under an Apostolic, Prophetic, Evangelistic, Pastoral, and Teaching calling. He is primarily a communicator, coach, author, and an entrepreneur for building the Kingdom of God.  Married to Michelle McClellan, they have two sons, Daniel Lee and John David, and a Grandfather to Emma Lee.  He has a BS from University of North Alabama, MBA from Nova Southeastern University and a Doctorate in Ministry from Logos Christian College.  His outreach ministries include planting churches in other states as well as other countries.  Currently FCI has churches in Malawa, Kenya, Mozambique, South Africa, Liberia, Zambia, Philipians, South America, Europe, Asia and South America.
We Believe:

 
1.  In the verbal inspiration of the Bible.  (John 1:1)
 
2.  In One God, eternally existing in Three Persons, the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit.  (Matthew 28:19, John 5:7)
  3.  That Jesus Christ is the only begotten Son of the Father, conceived of the Holy Spirit and born of the Virgin Mary.  That Jesus was crucified,  buried and raised from the dead.  That He ascended into Heaven and is today at the right   hand of the Father as the  Intercessor. (John 3:16,  I Peter 3:21)
  4.  That all have sinned and come short of the Glory of God and that repentance is commanded of God for all and necessary for forgiveness.  (Romans 3:23, John 5:17, Galatians 5:1)
  5.  That justification, regeneration and the new birth are brought by faith in the blood of Jesus Christ. (Titus 3:5, I Peter 1:23)
  6.  In sanctification, (cleaning up your life) after your new birth. (II Corinthians 5:17, I Corinthians 1:30, I Corinthians 6:11)
  7.  Holiness to be God's standard of living for His people. (Hebrews 12:14)
  8.  In the baptism of the Holy Spirit, subsequent to a clean heart. (Matthew 3:11)
  9.  In speaking with other tongues as the Holy Spirit gives utterance and is the initial evidence of the Baptism of the Holy   Spirit. (Acts2:4, Galatians 5:22)
  10.  In water baptism by immersion; and all who repent shall be baptized in the name of the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit.(Matt. 28:19)
  11.  In divine healing provided for all in the atonement. (Isaiah 53:5, James 5)
  12.  In the Lord's Supper and the washing of the saint's feet. (Luke 22:19, John 13:4)
  13.  In the premillenial second coming of Jesus; first to resurrect the righteous dead and to catch away the living saints to Him in the air and second, to reign on the earth a thousand years. (2 Thessalonians 2)
  14.  In the bodily resurrection, eternal life for the righteous and eternal punishment for the wicked.  (Revelation 20:5)
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