Pastor Ardel Jones
Pastor Ardel Torrence Jones (Husband, Father, Pastor/Preacher, an exceptional oratory of the word, Philanthropist and Motivational Speaker), currently serves as Executive Pastor of the All People International Church (alongside his parents Chief Apostle, Bishop AT Jones Sr. and Bishop Sharon Jones) and Founder of Life at the River International Ministries an exciting preaching ministry.
A proud native of Jacksonville, FL he has been a minister of the gospel for 30 years. He commenced his preaching ministry at age 16 and his pastoral ministry at age 30. Educated in the public schools of Duval County, he graduated from William M. Raines High School in 1994. After graduation Pastor Ardel furthered his education by attending the University of Florida, Gainesville, studying Computer Technology and Engineering.
Enhancing his understanding of God’s word, he is passionately pursing formal education at Trinity Baptist College where he will receive of Bachelor of Science degree in Biblical Studies and with great anticipation will graduate on May 4, 2024; and subsequently pursue a Master of Divinity from the Samuel Proctor School of Theology at Virginia Union University.
Pastor Ardel is a highly accomplished and top-producing real estate agent with DreamBIG Realty of Jacksonville. His professionalism and business acumen has established himself as a leading figure in the industry, consistently exceeding client expectations and delivering exceptional results. He understands that buying or selling a property can be one of the most significant financial decisions in a person's life, and he strives to make the process as seamless and stress-free as possible.
Dedicated to making a profound difference in the world, Pastor Ardel currently serves as the Advisory Board Chairman of the YMCA at Baptist North. A man of great faith, integrity and influence not only amongst his family and contemporaries, but his community. His humor and charisma are blessings that best support his ability to deliver inspirational, transformative and life-changing messages to captivating audiences from all socioeconomic classes.
He is blissfully married to the lovely, Lady Shironda Jones, and the proud father of two beautiful daughters, Aja, Asya (pronounced Asia) and one son, Jalen Hardy.