Bishop Harry and Pastor Virginia Thomas, D. Th.
Harry and Virginia Thomas are the Senior Pastors and Founders of Fresh From Heaven Ministries in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. It is a growing, vibrant, multicultural ministry, where the oil of the Spirit is poured out and victory over the enemy is seen. The members are being equipped for maturity, spiritual authority, evangelism, missions and the work of the ministry in the city, state, nation and throughout the world.
Harry Thomas was born in Norfolk, Virginia and raised in Greensburg, Louisiana. His mother Cornella Thomas was a Missionary and an Educator, his father John Thomas, III was a Navy Retiree. They instilled good morals and Godly values in their children and encouraged them to continue their education. He became a student of Southern University in Baton Rouge, Louisiana and majored in Electrical Engineering and Electronic Technology. He eventually became a prominent director at WAFB 9 News, where he worked for over 16 years before entering full time ministry.
Virginia Thomas was born in Independence, Louisiana and raised in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Her mother Marie Jackson was an Evangelist and a Business Owner, her Father Robert Jackson was a Freight Company Supervisor and Business Owner. They also instilled good morals and Godly values in their children and encouraged them to continue their education. Virginia became a Cosmetologist and Business Owner until entering ministry full time.
Harry and Virginia been married for over 30 years and have been in ministry since 1988 and have pastored since 1999. Together they have three children and nine grandchildren. They are a true ministry team of excellence with a powerful prophetic flow. God has called them to “Transform Spectators Into Participators” by equipping the body of Christ for the “work” of the ministry. As pastors, they strive for excellence without compromise and are willing to go the distance with those God has planted in the ministry. God has truly called and chosen them for such a time as this!
The Thomas’ travels the globe, preaching and teaching the gospel of Jesus Christ with signs and wonders following. They have a strong prophetic gift and have been extensively trained in ministerial ethics and protocol. They are also committed to ministerial excellence by furthering their knowledge in the things of God. They have completed several courses on “Ministering Spiritual Gifts” and Counseling. They both are graduates of BRC School of Ministry of Baton Rouge, LA,. They both have received Doctorate of Theology degrees from the IMI in Pensacola, FL. under the leadership of Drs. Christian and Robin Harfouche. Bishop Harry is Consecrated and Ordained by IFIICCM under the leadership of Archbishop Dr. Henry Roberts, II of Mobile, Al.