Our Pastor

Superintendent Ronald Jones

Pastor Ronald Jones is the founder of Agape Evangelistic Ministries in Leesville, Louisiana. In 1981, he was called to the Gospel ministry. In 1984, he was ordained Elder in the Church of God in Christ by Bishop Ithiel Clemmons. Pastor Jones is committed to teaching and preaching the uncompromised Word of God. He has travelled throughout the world as a member of the United States Army. His experience while traveling the world has given him a global prospective concerning people and ministry. While living in Germany for seven years he founded and pastored New Birth Church of God in Christ. He currently Oversees five Churches as Superintendent of the DeRidder District Church of God in Christ, First Jurisdiction of Louisiana. He is also a Board member of ProSeed Foundation Inc., providing humanitarian aid and supporting education through International Missions in West Africa.

Pastor Ronald Jones was born in New Orleans Louisiana in 1955. In January 1976, he married Evangelist Walita Laurent.

The Lord has blessed their union with four children, Heidi married to Gospel Recording Artist, Minister Micah Stampley, Minister Ronald Joshua Jones, Christie married to Minister Joey Oscar, Sabrina married to Minister Ghislain Dadie. They are also blessed with fourteen grandchildren.

Superintendent Jones retired from the US Army in 1991. He has served an additional 26 years as a federal employee of the US Government. He received further education from C.H. Mason Bible College, Summit Bible College, Northwestern State University and Central Texas College.