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Pastor James C. Jones is affectionately known to members of Abundant LIFE Christian Church as Pastor J. 

God has truly anointed Pastor J with the gifts of preaching, teaching, singing and playing various instruments. Love towards God's people is the driving, motivational force in all he does for the body of Christ! Pastor Jones preached his first sermon the fourth Sunday in August 1998 and was called to pastor Abundant LIFE Christian Church (formerly Williams Chapel Baptist Church) on Sunday, January 1, 2006. 

He is a VISIONARY with a focus on soul saving, edifying believers and strengthening the body of Christ in this present age Through the vision of Pastor Jones several worship and fellowship initiatives have been added at Abundant LIFE such as Annual Month of Fasting and Prayer; Annual Church Without Walls Month; Family Fun Night fellowships; Annual Bowling Celebration; Perfected Praise Youth Singing Ministry; and many other ministries for the up building of the Kingdom.

 Pastor Jones currently serves as Moderator for the United Missions District Association and has initiated a growing District to over 12 churches under his leadership. Pastor Jones serves as a Vice President of the BM&E State Convention.  Pastor Jones was honorably selected as the Keynote Speaker at the National NAACP 98th Annual Convention's Youth Advisors Luncheon and is currently active and or served in various Christian organizations such as the National Church Empowerment Conference, the National Church Leaders Conference, the National Baptist Congress and Convention, and the National Music Director for National Trusted Partners For Christ. 

Pastor Jones also is the President and CEO of Spirit & Truth Records, writing, composing, and producing several music projects. Including a Jazz album entitled Pastor J’s Smooth Vibes all of which is on all digital outlets. Pastor Jones is a builder, visionary, executor and an innovative leader. Pastor Jones transformed the entire campus of Abundant Life into a State of the Arts Studio and learning center   Pastor Jones serves as project manager and lead builder of the Nellie Williams High School/College in Port-au-Prince, Haiti W.I.  Pastor Jones is the owner of Nellie’s Seafood Restaurant. 

Pastor Jones attended Detroit Central High School, William Tyndale College, Oakland, Iona College located in Windsor Ontario and Ecumenical Theological Seminary. Pastor Jones is the father of Jetaime, Sharese and Shanese. And the Grandfather of James Alexander.   

Pastor Jones gives ALL HONOR AND GLORY TO GOD THROUGH HIS SON, JESUS CHRIST and bases his loyal servitude to God's ministry on St. Luke 4:18: "The Spirit of the Lord is upon me, because He hath anointed me to preach the gospel to the poor; He hath sent me to heal the brokenhearted, to preach deliverance to the captives, and recovering of sight to the blind, to set at liberty them that are bruised.



3100 Elmwood

Detroit, MI  48207

Tel: (313) 924-8907

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