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About Lonnie Jarvis Ministries

Evangelist Lonnie Jarvis is the President and founder of Lonnie Jarvis Ministries International and Lonnie Jarvis Ministries Global Division. He is an International Evangelist speaking in twenty-five nations around the world since the inception of this ministry, ministering to thousands of lost people in open-air crusades. He is also a conference speaker for local and international seminars.


Evangelist Jarvis has been busy planting and building churches in Africa, India, South America as well as establishing schools of ministry for pastors and leaders in Nigeria, Cameroon West Africa, India and Peru, South America, Romania, and Moldova. Tracts are printed and distributed in native languages and other resource materials for third world pastors are provided for the propagation of the gospel. Evangelist Jarvis has also established an evangelistic center in Peru, South America. He oversees the financial support for feeding the poor and orphanage in the nation of India. He also serves as director on two local churches, one international church and one para-church organization.


Saved in 1983, Evangelist Jarvis became a student of the Word of God. He held many positions in the local church; youth director, outreach teacher, and elder. Receiving an evangelistic call from the Lord in 1986, Evangelist Jarvis continued secular employment in a middle management capacity with a large corporation until 1990 when he resigned his position after over twenty years of service, then went into full time ministry. Beginning in 1991, he helped pioneer a church in Northwest Indiana, starting with approximately thirty-five people. After six years, eleven hundred were in attendance. In 1996 he obeyed the call of the Lord, resigned his position with the church and founded Lonnie Jarvis Ministries, which is dedicated to taking the gospel to the nations of the world. Evangelist Jarvis has earned a doctor of theology degree in religious education.


Evangelist Jarvis and his wife Barbara have two children who both reside in Valparaiso, IN. Daughter, Tonia and her husband Jason Frederick both graduates of ORU have their own ministry "One World Outreach". Son, Aaron and his wife Monica have three children.Both children are involved in ministry. In addition to LJM international work Dr. Jarvis and his wife pioneered The Edge Church in January 2004.