Chris & Priscilla Jones--Lead Pastors
Chris is a graduate of Oral Roberts University where he studied Pastoral Care and Evangelism. He has served in some form of ministry for over 17 years, including youth and college pastor, music ministry, chaplain, church planting, counseling, and inner city outreach ministries. He has a heart for reaching the nations and seeing revival, renewal, and reformation common in the church. Chris believes a large part of His calling is to help individuals find their identity as sons and daughters of God and to help establish ministries that reflect the culture of the Kingdom of God on earth as it is in heaven.
Priscilla spent three years at the Brownsville Revival School of Ministry where she studied Missions, Pastoral Ministry, and Music Ministry. While in Pensacola, FL, she helped plant and establish Brownsville's first Hispanic church, where she led the worship team and youth ministry. Priscilla burns with the fire of revival and has a heart to see the Lord bring restoration and healing to the prodigals of God’s house. She loves ministering to women and has the true heart of a pastor.
Chris and Priscilla have three sons, Josiah, Levi, and Micah.
Tommy & Brittni Ridgeway--Family Life Pastors
Tommy is a graduate of the University of South Carolina where he studied Computer Science and Mathematics. He has served in some form of ministry for over 18 years including youth ministry, tech, street evangelism, missions, and prayer ministry. Tommy lives to see those "aha moments" in others as they grow and understand how much the Father loves them. He believes a large part of his calling is to help encourage and equip others to hear and see from their Father in heaven.
Brittni graduated from the Medical College of Georgia with a Degree in Dental Hygiene. She has been faithfully serving for over 15 years in youth ministry, praise team, nursery support, and mother's ministries. Brittni has a passion to make the forgotten and overlooked feel like family, and desires to see everyone realize their worth in Christ. She also loves ministering to women and gleans a lot from being a mother.
They have three beautiful children named Zeke, Zoeigh, and Zephaniah.
Erin Gilstrap--Ministry Assistant
Erin has been in the Augusta area for over 14 years and graduated from Georgia College & State University with a Bachelor's of Science in Psychology. She went on to receive her Master's of Social Work from Georgia State University. While in college, Erin was a small group leader and president of her school's chapter of the Wesley Foundation. Over the years, Erin has served in youth leadership/small group leadership, worship team ministries, and missions to Nicaragua and South Africa. Some of Erin's passions are in creating connection and community within the body of Christ, providing hospitality in and out of the church setting by helping people feel welcomed and valued, and leading people into discovering their identities in Christ.
At the Father's House, Erin serves in all aspects of ministry as the Ministry Assistant, including administration and event planning.
Presley & Praisy George--Ministry Leadership
Presley, having been in Augusta most of his life, has faithfully served in many church ministries including children's church, youth ministry leadership, music ministries, and missions. He is currently the Vice President of 10/40 Hope Missions and serves as the Secretary of the Father's House Board of Directors. Presley desires to see people transformed by encountering the manifest presence of God. He burns with the message of God's goodness and wants to lead people into experiencing the healing, freedom, and joy of the Lord. Having studied communications at Augusta University, Presley is also an ordained minister with the Father's House and leads in various roles within our church community.
Praisy is from Bangalore, India and has only been in the Augusta area since she and Presley married in 2016. She obtained her Bachelor’s in Liberal Arts at Mangalore University and her Master's in Psychological Counseling at Bangalore University. She was raised in a Christian home to parents who are pastors and has served in various ministries including youth and children’s ministry, music ministry, church outreach, and counseling/guidance/mentoring ministries. Praisy is very interested in prophetic ministry and finds great joy in watching people experience inner healing and walking in freedom, wholeness, and joy. Her desire is to see the church awakened, fully alive and sensitive to the move of the Holy Spirit. In addition to her church involvement, Praisy is also the current President of the Augusta Evening Aglow ministry called “Free & Alive.”
Together, Presley and Praisy serve on the Father’s House Leadership Team and are co-leaders of various ministries.