Hello, I’m Jim Goforth, or Pastor Goforth, Pastor Jim, James L. Goforth Jr.

I was an evangelist for 8 years, then a pastor in Texas, St Louis, and then Kaiserslautern, Germany, in an English Language Church ministering primarily to USA Military Personnel and Families.

Lisa and I have recently returned to the USA to care for some family issues.

Now as of August 5th we have accepted the call to be the Lead Pastor at First Baptist Church Mixon, Texas. Mixon is a small ranching community in the Tyler suburb of Troup. The church is 152 years young and is primed for growth as Tyler expands and people move out. Already though, “these woods and pastures of full of people” who need Jesus. We are ready to minister to those faithful followers of Christ and prepare for the next residents who will come.

I am the husband to Lisa since 1985 and have two sons AJ (1988) and Bryan (1992) as well as Bryan’s bride Maggie, and our sweet granddaughter, Lydia.

I am a singer, musician, and songwriter, as well as an avid athlete and fly fisherman.  On my day off you’ll find me on the golf course

find my music: https://soundcloud.com/jimgoforth

watch sermons: https://pastorgoforth.sermon.net

Read my books: http://www.amazon.com/author/pastorgoforth

13 thoughts on “About

  1. I was encouraged by your work today, I Know, Child. My husband and I are doing an interim work at the IBC in Panama. Your words were just what I needed to be lifted to Him today. Thank you for writing…I know it’s hard work.

  2. Hello….I am trying to locate the pastor that tried to start a church in Chateaugay NY many years ago and I am wondering if you are him?

  3. Thank you for following the Lord’s call wherever He leads you. We attended the church in Germany where you preached and continue to watch your messages online now that we have moved. I pray you continue to listen to His call and spread His message. God bless you.

    • Thank you please keep us in your prayers. We are working on sermon video at our new church. Hopefully up soon. Also see the books available on Amazon. May the Lord bless and keep you

  4. I would often watch Pastor Goforth when Faith Bap, K-Town streams their 10 am services live (In NY that was about 5 am!) but well the time. I always enjoyed his messages!.

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