Senior Pastor, Michael J. Ealey
Pastor Michael J. Ealey is an anointed man of God, an awesome spiritual educator, motivator and dedicated Champion for Christ. He presents the word of God in a practical, humorous way that is thought-provoking and encourages growth from people from all walks of life. He is the founder and Senior Pastor of Prevailing In Christ Ministries.
Pastor Ealey attended Grambling University, Fullerton Bible College and earned a Bachelor’s of Arts Degree in Theology from the Long Beach Bible Institute. He has studied Theology at Oxford University in London, England and continues to broaden his knowledge of the Gospel to help reach this generation. Pastor Ealey, loving known as Pastor Mike, is passionate about building a healthy body of prevailing believers, teaching us how to prevail in Christ and become lay ministers set out to fulfill the Great Commission and Great Commandant. He is a visionary leader and fisher of men that takes pride in serving God and his community.
Throughout Pastor Mike’s twenty-seven years of pastoral ministry, he has mentored and confirmed pastors and ministers and served as a conference and seminar leader on a variety of topics that impact the lives of so many, including Christian Leadership, Community Building, Singles Ministry, Marriage Ministry and Youth Ministry. More recently he hosted a nationally-broadcasted internet radio talk show, “REAL Time” which tackled relevant topics and promoted dialogue from a biblical perspective. He is currently working with the other pastors and ministers to establish the Carson Clergy Connection to build stronger relationships and cast a bigger net for the kingdom.
Pastor Mike is happily married to his wife, Andrea. They share five children (Dezinae, DeShauna, Deshael, Shane and Quinn) and four grandchildren (Sariya, Aubrey, Davion and Drew).
Assistant Pastor, Juanita S. Matthews
Pastor Juanita attended Lane College in Jackson, Tennessee, Grace Theological Institute, California State University, Long Beach, Southern California Community Bible College, and Long Beach Bible College. She holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Biblical Studies.
For the past twenty years, Pastor Juanita has served the Body of Christ through preaching, teaching, music ministry, counseling, conducting workshops, seminars, conferences, and pastoral care ministry. She enjoys serving and helping people, as well as seeing their lives changed by the awesome power of God’s Love. She is an anointed instrument in the hand of the Holy Spirit. Pastor Juanita is a wife, mother and grandmother.
Pastor Juanita has released a book entitled, “Up from the Valley of Grief.” This book provides practical insights into pathways of healing and restoration. She serves the Body of Christ and the community at large as a Grief-Care Specialist.