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Radical, revolutionary, innovative, anointed, and cutting-edge are some of the words often used to describe Pastor James W. Thomas. This ministry driven vanguard has inspired thousands of believers around the nation. He has an unprecedented prophetic mantle that distinguishes him as a remarkable visionary who has made a powerful impact in the Christian arena. Stepping out on faith, with the support of Lady Tonya Lynnette Thomas and 5 people who believed that god was going to do the unexpected.   Pastor Thomas founded the Rhema Life Fellowship Church.

The first public worship service was held on Sunday, April 6, 2003, in a banquet hall in the city of Plano Texas. In just four short years, God has directed the paths of over 300 members to Rhema.


Prior to the pastorate, “J.T.” served as the pastor assistant of the heritage fellowship church in Reston Virginia, where he focused on developing family ministries. In August 2001, Pastor Thomas graduated with honors from the Covington Theological Seminary in Rossville Georgia, with a degree in Religious Education.   Pastor Thomas is a devoted husband and dedicated father.  He is married to Tonya Lynnette, of Dallas, and they have been blessed with three godly children; daughters Jessica and Jalyn, and son Jordan.




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