Jay Eberly is senior pastor of Spirit of Faith Family Church, a growing and thriving body of believers in Cedar Rapids Iowa. Pastor Jay has been in the ministry for nearly 30 years.
He is the host of the Spirit of Faith Today television broadcast and his internet broadcasts have been followed around the world. Rev. Eberly also serves on the board of directors of Dufresne Ministries' Fresh Oil Fellowship, which mentors ministers around the world in the Word and the Spirit. Pastor Jay is a nationally recognized teacher and author who is broadly acclaimed for his ability to communicate bible truths in a practical way so believers can apply it to their everyday lives.
Today, some of the outreaches that spring from Spirit of Faith Family Church include Spirit of Faith Bible Training Center, a Bible School for both the layperson and those preparing for the ministry; Harvest Christian Daycare and Learning Center, a state-of-the-art daycare center ministering healing and salvation to children; Go Ye Missions, which emphasizes preaching the Word and training ministers overseas and many more.
Integrity in life and ministry is the hallmark of Jay Eberly's life. His walk with God began early in his teenage years and he quickly became a leader of revival in his high school. After receiving training for ministry at Rhema Bible Training Center, Pastor Jay spent 12 years of his life traveling in ministry throughout North America.
While attending Bible School he met Debbie, his lovely wife. Together Jay and Debbie served as Kenneth Hagin Ministries Healing School workers. Debbie currently serves alongside her husband as Associate Pastor of Spirit of Faith Family Church.
Debbie was born and raised in Kansas City, Kansas. In her teenage years, Debbie had an experience with the Lord that set her on fire for God. She served faithfully in her local church in various helps ministry positions, including serving as a youth director at the young age of 19.
Her Associate Pastor responsibilities include overseeing the helps ministry at SOFFC. Pastor Debbie is talented musically in piano, guitar and song. She is the director of the Creative Productions department, which includes Drama, Sound and Praise and Worship, as well as the Pastoral Care department which includes Follow-Up, Hospital Care, Altar Care and Spiritual Guidance.
Debbie is ordained under Dufresne Ministries and recently celebrated 34 years of ministry. She also travels throughout the United States and overseas, preaching and ministering in music, and helps her husband as he serves on the board of Fresh Oil Fellowship.