Pastor Jim is a native Texan who found his way to Tyler in 1991. He married his High School Sweetheart, Robin Pendley, 37 years ago and they have four children and five grandchildren. Jim and Robin previously served in Lay Ministry at New Life Worship Center from 2003 to 2006. After serving in lay ministry in Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas and Georgia over a period of 26 years Jim entered fulltime ministry. He first served as Worship Pastor at Jubilee Christian Center in Burkburnett, Texas for a period of three years. After hearing the call of God to plant a new church work in Jacksonville, Texas, Jim and Robin moved there and founded Jacksonville Fellowship Church. They served for a period of six years before returning to Tyler in 2015. Jim most recently served as Staff Pastor at Tyler Metro Church for two years before entering service at New Life Worship Center.
Pastor Jim is an Ordained Minister credentialed with the Pentecostal Church of God. He has extensive business and ministry management experience and is pleased to once again serve the families of New Life Worship Center.