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GRETA NEWMAN - STAFF MINISTER

Minister Greta Newman serves as a staff minister at Faith Christian Center in Austell, Georgia. Greta grew up at Word of Faith International Christian Center in Southfield, Michigan. She graduated from Michigan State University with a BA in Elementary Education.

Greta also attended Rhema Bible Training Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Greta served faithfully as the Children’s minister at Word of Faith Christian Centre in Toronto, Canada for 4 ½ years. She then moved to Round Rock, Texas where she was the Children’s Minister at the Faith 4 Life church for almost 5 years. For the last 3 years Minister Greta Newman served as the Children’s minister for both the Round Rock and Dallas, Texas Faith 4 Life churches where she focused on teaching children to grow strong in the Word of God.

IDA BUTLER - STAFF MINISTER

Minister I. L. Butler is a licensed and ordained Minister of the gospel. Ordained and Licensed in 1993 by Bishop Keith A. Butler, Min. Butler has served as a full-time teacher and Staff Minister of Word of Faith Ministries.

LAMONTE ISOM - MINISTER

Minister Lamonte Isom serves as the Team Faith Head Coach at Faith Christian Center in Austell, Georgia.

Lamonte attended Troy State University in Troy, Alabama where he graduated with a Bachelor’s of Arts Degree in music education. He graduated from Faith School of Ministry in Atlanta, GA. where he was licensed and later on ordained. Lamonte has served as an usher and small group leader, department head for the Ministry Room and Outreach Ministry. He and his loving wife, Jennifer, and their two loving children have been a part of Faith Christian Center since 1996.

REGGIE HURNS

Reginald Hurns, Jr, better known as Min. Reggie, serves as the Youth Minister at Faith Christian Center.

A native of Cleveland, MS, Min. Reggie is a graduate of the University of West Georgia (M. Ed in Professional Counseling-School Counseling), Mississippi College (B.A in Christian Studies) and East Side High School. In addition to being the Youth Minister at Faith, Reggie is a Professional School Counselor within the Cobb County School District.

Reggie is humbled at the favor of God allowing him to serve as the husband to Toni, father to Christina, a high school counselor and the Youth Minister at Faith.

DATHAN THIGPEN - STAFF MINISTER

Dathan Thigpen is a singer, songwriter and musician. He proudly laid a foundation in Jackson, MS with humble beginnings in the local church and with the Mississippi Children’s Choir as well as the Mississippi Mass Choir. Dathan recorded his very first live Praise & Worship CD in 2005 capturing a very unique experience to share with the world. He also graduated from Faith Bible Institute of Jackson, MS in 2008 to further his education in ministry.

Over the years tremendous doors have opened on a national and international stage. Music ministry has taken him around the world performing and teaching Praise and Worship in Bulgaria, Poland, Spain, the Czech Republic, Greece and South Africa. He was a cast member on BET’s Sunday Best Season 3- Top 6 (2010). Fans voted to bring him back on to BET’s Sunday Best Season 8 All Stars edition. On Sunday, August 30, 2015 Dathan was crowned the winner of BET’s Sunday Best Season 8 All Stars.

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