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Reality star and Pastor John Gray left Joel Osteen’s Lakewood Church in Houston where he was associate pastor and has taken his ministry to Greenville, South Carolina where he will pastor Relentless Church, formally known as Redemption Church.
On June 3, the church held a installation service featuring performances and words of encouragement to welcome Gray. Notable names in attendance included Kirk Franklin, Tamela Mann, William Murphy, Tasha Cobbs, William McDowell, Tyler Perry, Fantasia and the church’s former leaders, Ron and Hope Carpenter.
The Carpenters started Redemption Church over 25 years ago and passed the baton to Gray to relocate to San Jose, California.
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Switching Gears: John Gray Installed As Pastor Of New Church was originally published on praisebaltimore.com