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John Bates

John Bates

Ovilla, Texas / Freedom Fellowship International

John Bates is lead pastor of Freedom Fellowship International and a member of the Assemblies of God Prayer Committee. John has been in active ministry in multiple capacities since 1986. After serving in various church staff positions, he held a ten-year pastorate in Corsicana, Texas before becoming lead pastor of Freedom Fellowship International in 2003. John is a graduate of Southwestern A/G University and has done additional Master’s studies at the University of Houston, Texas A&M, and A/G Theological Seminary. 

Articles by John Bates

How to Pray for South Texas

AG leaders in South Texas share various ways churches can pray for those affected by historic flooding.