Bishop Jonathan Vorce
Public Speaker, Father, and Writer in Bayonet Point, Florida
Bishop Jonathan L. Vorce was born December 15th, 1967 in Mt Pleasant, Michigan USA. He is the son of a Pioneer Pastor, and preached his first message at the age of 8 years old. He received his call to the ministry in a revival preached by B.P. Carrol at an Assemblies of God Church in Neosho, MO where Rev. D.C. Branham was Pastor.Throughout his teenage years, Bishop Vorce preached in churches, on street corners, in rest homes, and in prisons. He preached youth services, and youth revivals. He was the guest speaker in several youth camps, as well as many church revivals. In 1985, he began a successful, full time evangelistic and missionary endeavor which he continued for the next 7 1/2 years.Bishop Vorce has traveled throughout the US, Mexico, Canada, the Cree Nation and Jamaica preaching revivals, crusades, conventions, and camp meetings. He is a frequent guest on both radio and television programs and currently hosts Working the Word (a weekly television program that airs on the Christian Television Network as well as digital media).Since 1993, Bishop Vorce has served as Lead Pastor for 4 different congregations. Since May 2010 Bishop Vorce and his family are currently serving as Lead Pastors of the Lakewood Church of God in Bayonet Point, FL where their main focus involves, but is not limited to, organization, administration, leadership training, teaching and preaching, counseling, mentoring, community interaction and being an example to those they are privileged to lead.He has also been actively involved in Civic Leadership in the local communities where he has served on various boards including Christian School Boards, Chambers of Commerce, Coalitions for Racial Reconciliation, REC, Chaplaincy and various other positions of civic leadership. (both elected and appointed).On January 27th, 1990, Jonathan married his beautiful wife Donna, and God blessed them with three children, twin daughters Susie & Nikki, and a son Jeremiah. Jonathan and Donna also welcome to their family a daughter-in-law, Marissa and a beautiful granddaughter, Sophia!Bishop Vorce says that few ministries can achieve this level of success without having to fight battles. He encourages us with this statement, "In order to be successful in today's ministry climate you just have to love God more than you hurt."