Jim is the founder, president, and apostolic team leader of the Federation of Ministers and Churches International with offices in Duncanville, Texas. A graduate of Wheaton College in Wheaton, Illinois and Central Baptist Theological Seminary in Kansas City, Kansas, Jim has founded and led churches in Kansas, West Virginia, and Texas. For eleven years, he was professor of New Testament Studies at Christ For the Nations Bible Institute in Dallas, Texas. For several years, he also served as Missions Director at Christ For the Nations which was founded by Gordon and Freda Lindsay. Having ministered in over 40 nations, Jim serves the Body of Christ as a teaching apostle with a passion to see a mature Church and a victorious Kingdom of God in the earth. He resides in the Dallas area with his wife Jean. They have been married for 49 years.