Pastor Maxey was born and raised in Roanoke, VA. Having grown up in a Christian home, he accepted Jesus at an early age. However, feeling the pressures of growing up in the late 60's and early 70's, he soon gave in to the temptations of drugs and alcohol. Realizing his life, that started out well, was a mess, he recommitted his heart to Jesus at the age of twenty.
Soon, the Lord would move him to New Orleans, LA, where he would become involved in his first Assemblies of God Church. A little over a year later, God wonderfully filled him with the Holy Spirit as in Acts chapters 2 and 19. Not long after this, God began the year-long process of calling him into the Ministry. Pastor Maxey was credentialed with the A/G in 1988 and was fully ordained in 1995.
To date, he has pastored four churches as Senior Pastor, and prior to being a Senior Pastor, served four other churches in the Associate Pastor position. Pastor Maxey married his wife, Melanie, whom he met in his first position as an Associate Pastor, in 1991. They have one beautiful daughter, Katie, born in 1998. You can contact Pastor Maxey at the church or by e-mail.
It's so good to be a part of a People and Place where the Vision of God is Alive and Growing! My family and I have been here since October 2003, and we're Blessed to be here! One of the most important things I look for, when listening for the call of God to lead a particular church as Pastor, is a People who are hungry for the moving of the Holy Spirit. A People who, in their own way, are calling out to God to come and be present among them; a People who are willing to grow with the Vision as God pours it out. Sometimes we forget that, like God's Word, His Vision for a people is alive also - because it comes from the Living Word!
And, if a People are willing to grow and expand with God's Vision, those people, no matter where they are or what they have as far as material possessions and resources are concerned, will see a move of God! To fulfill my role as a Pastor/Leader, I believe in Prayer and the Prayer closet - a place to petition and intercede on the behalf of others, and to worship and grow near to God.
I also believe in the study of God's Word - not merely for sermons, but to partake of the Word, which is Jesus! It's 'Alive and Sharper than any two-edged sword', God tells us. I also believe in Purpose Filled, Anointed, Spirit-filled and led preaching - not the games that exalt men, but in a Miraculous Display of God's Presence through Chosen and Anointed Vessels - each with a part to play and a role to fill in God's glorious Kingdom!