Chief Apostle Bishop Arthur T. Jones. Sr
Chief Apostle, Bishop Arthur T. Jones Sr. is the Founder and Prelate of All People International Church (APIC), Inc. and the Father's Covenant International Fellowship (FCIF), headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida. Bishop Jones is the husband of Bishop Sharon Patricia Cannon Jones for over 50 years. By living a life of honor and integrity he has earned great respect from his children, each of which has developed ministries under his tutelage. Bishop Arthur T. Jones Jr. (Tonya), Pastor of Impact Worship Center, Mableton, GA; Pastor Ardel T. Jones (Shironda) who serves as Executive Pastor with his father, and founder of "Life at the River International Ministries" his preaching ministry; and Elder Shantel T. Jones-Cross (Herbert), National Minister of Music at All People International Church and the Father's Covenant International, Inc.
Bishop Jones and Bishop Sharon are most honored to be the parents of three adopted families, Walter (Denise), Robert (Carmella), and Jondrea (Phillip). They are the proud grandparents of six beautiful granddaughters, Aja, Asya, Tiana, Hannah, Carmen, Brittini, and two grandsons: A.T. III and Jalen.
Bishop Jones is the Presiding Bishop of five churches in Jacksonville, Florida (FCIF), one in Mableton, GA; one chartered church in Grange Westmoreland, Jamaica; forty-five churches and two orphanages in Haiti, West Indies - Port-Au-Prince, and once church in Brasilia, Brazil. His hands stretch to an orphanage in Nigeria. With the understanding that evolving generations present new and challenging issues, Bishop Jones aims to develop the multi-generational church, where the needs of all people of all generations are met. He challenges the young and the old to believe the Word of God and to verbally confess that they are the head and not the tail; the lender, not the borrower; always above and never beneath, to confess blessings on their families, their finances and everything they set forth their hands to do in righteousness. He is an anointed inspirational speaker and lecturer, addressing critical issues affecting every aspect of spiritual, human, and social development. He is a man of wisdom and understanding.
Bishop Jones believes in following the Word of God and strictly adheres to scripture by being a man of integrity, honesty, and positive influence. He sets a Godly example of good worth, while teaching men to love themselves and their family with an open heart. He is highly respected and much loved by his family, the community and his many sons and daughters of the gospel. He is an anointed servant of God worthy of double honor. His motto is "Follow me as I follow Christ!"