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God's the super, you're the natural. Together you make supernatural.


John Bates is a speaker, author, entrepreneur and serves as the lead pastor of Freedom Fellowship Int’l. in Waxahachie, TX. John has been in active ministry in multiple capacities since 1986. He has a heart for the nations to see the world impacted with the gospel. Traveling to foreign countries for evangelistic work has been a constant in John’s life. He has conducted ministry in Europe, Asia, the Middle East, Latin America, South America, and the Caribbean. He has now been to 63 nations and has planted 9 churches located in Egypt and Honduras. He is a graduate of Southwestern A/G University and has obtained a Master’s degree from A/G Theological Seminary. 

John is married to his lovely wife Shelli and has two beautiful children, Nehemiah and Eden. They reside in Ovilla, TX.

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