Elder Jonathan Michael Everett the seventh child of twelve was born May 13, 1985 in New Orleans, LA. Elder Everett graduated from John Ehret High School in 2003, he accepted Christ as his personal Savior at a young age.
While under the leadership of the late Pastor Emmitt B. Watson, Pastor of the Little St. John Baptist Church, Elder Everett, at the age of 13years old accepted the call to the ministry. On April 16, 2004, Elder Jonathan Everett, was ordained to preach the gospel of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ under the leadership Pastor Lawrence St’Cyre of Providence Missionary Baptist Church in New Orleans, LA.
While serving faithfully as the Associate minister to Pastor St’Cyre, Elder Everett has coordinated city wide youth revivals for youth of all ages. God spoke and said the time has come to go further with the word I have placed in your heart. Thusly, Elder Everett relocated to the state of Maryland, where he served faithfully under the leadership of Don DeJuan Massey, pastor of Progressive Church ministries. In addition to his duties as the Assistant Pastor, he served as the Dean of Students at the church’s Christian educational facility. Elder Everett has traveled extensively throughout the United States, Bahamas, Mexico, Dominican Republic and Haiti preaching the word of God.
During his tenure in the state of Maryland, Elder Everett was affiliated with Collective Banking Group of Maryland, St. Charles County Ministerial Alliance, Youth Ministers Alliance of DC and Vicinity, Southern Baptist Convention of Maryland& Delaware. Elder Everett was appointed by Southern Baptist Convention to develop Youth Leaders in varies seminars around the United States.
Again God spoke a major move into his life and thusly, Elder Everett, relocated back to his birth home, New Orleans where he serves as Senior Pastor of Rock of Ages Baptist Church. Although he’s a dedicated husband and father, he’s faithful to his church and their ministries, he still finds time to preach the word of God at the various youth conferences and revivals and Sunday morning worship services. Elder Everett has been appointed as the Youth Director aboard the One Love Gospel Cruise for the third consecutive year. Elder Everett recognizes that every time he is called to bring a word, it is another opportunity to reach another soul for the kingdom of God. Elder Everett is happily married to Kanshia Everett. They have been blessed with a wonderful son Jonathan Michael Everett Jr.
We are a ministry founded on biblical principles. We serve in the spirit of excellence with integrity and compassion for our community, our nation and our world. We have a desire to establish a reputation for reaching the lost and broken and to minister and serve them with the utmost level of dignity and respect. Our environment inspires maximum participation, promotes personal satisfaction, and supports and molds effective leadership.
Our Mission is to Disciple the Discovered with the Dynamic word of God, just as that of Jesus Christ, to seek and to save that which is lost at any cost. Our focus is to reach men, women, boys and girls regardless of their previous and current situation. Our goal is to lead them to Christ, teach them about Christ and send them out for Christ. Our determination is to be a church that strives for excellence through the Power of the Holy Ghost and stay grounded on the Principals of God’s word.