Pastor John Gray & Aventer Gray

Background

As always this a tough one.

But, it shows the dexterity and elasticity of leadership.

Link

 

Transcripts

The South Carolina megachurch pastor who drew criticism when he bought his wife a $200,000 Lamborghini as an anniversary present in December, admitted the couple almost got a divorce.

John Gray, whose Relentless Church is based out of Greenville, said he failed his wife, Aventer, before giving her the expensive car, a video on YouTube shows.

“For the last two years we weren’t even sure if we were going to make it. This is what the people saw,” said Gray, who smiled along with his wife as she stood at his side during a church service. “This is what the people saw, but they didn’t see the tears at night, they didn’t see the times when one of us was sleeping on the couch.”

Gray said he was “failing as a husband,” but he and Aventer continued to smile in public even though “nobody knew that we were getting ready to get a divorce,” the video shows.

In the video, Gray said the couple contemplated divorce because he “started listening to the wrong voices, and let some people get too close. And she found out, and she set it off, just like a good wife should.”

At that point in the service, video shows Aventer taking the microphone and offering her perspective on the marital problems. She said somebody preyed on Gray’s insecurities, whispering to the “16-year-old who couldn’t get a date.”

“The devil is alive. I’m standing with my husband and you can go back to the pits of Hell where you came from,” Aventer exclaimed in the video. “Was I upset? Yes. Was I heartbroken? Yes, but you better learn how to get into there for, what’s the vows? For better and worse. When the worse shows up you don’t run away.”

Aventer then claimed the devil was challenging the Grays in an effort to undermine their congregation, according to the video.

“I see you devil, but you don’t want it with me,” Aventer said in the video before shifting her focus to the person who threatened her marriage. “I put scripture on that strange woman. I put scripture on that strange woman. She don’t want it with me.”

In another service on Dec. 30, Gray said he contemplated ending more than his marriage. He admitting to being suicidal, a video posted to YouTube shows.

“I literally thought about how I could end my life and still get to heaven and somehow my kids would not be scarred, but there was no way I could figure out how to do it,” Gray said in the video, later adding “2018 was the worst year of my life.”

Another YouTube video shows Gray attending a service led by Bishop TD Jakes, who put his hands on Gray’s head and called out “the spirit of suicide (which) hangs around your house.” Gray laid on the ground until Jakes ordered him back on to his feet.

In the Dec. 30 service, Gray told his congregation he was wearing his “funeral outfit” because “2018 tried to kill me.” In that video he goes on to say that he takes responsibility for some of his actions. He also said he was targeted by “a supernatural demonic attack.”

Again, he said one of the things that made 2018 so difficult was the possibility of divorce.

I was “talking to my wife, saying I don’t think it’s going to work out. I think we need to go our separate ways,” Gray said in the video. “For the haters watching online, hoping that it was the end, we’re still together.”

Not only is the couple still married, they are going to host a relationship conference. It is for anyone regardless if they are “single, married, divorced or something in between,” according to an Instagram post.

They will be joined by other speakers, including four couples, during the conference Feb. 7-9.

Gray previously was a pastor at Joel Osteen’s Lakewood Church in Texas, WSPA reported. He also is the star of a reality TV show on Oprah Winfrey’s OWN Network, according to its website.

In addition to being criticized for giving his wife a Lamborghini, Gray also had to defend himself for attending a White House meeting of black religious leaders where he sat next to President Donald Trump, The State reported.

In another service on Dec. 30, Gray said he contemplated ending more than his marriage. He admitting to being suicidal, a video posted to YouTube shows.

“I literally thought about how I could end my life and still get to heaven and somehow my kids would not be scarred, but there was no way I could figure out how to do it,” Gray said in the video, later adding “2018 was the worst year of my life.”

Another YouTube video shows Gray attending a service led by Bishop TD Jakes, who put his hands on Gray’s head and called out “the spirit of suicide (which) hangs around your house.” Gray laid on the ground until Jakes ordered him back on to his feet.

In the Dec. 30 service, Gray told his congregation he was wearing his “funeral outfit” because “2018 tried to kill me.” In that video he goes on to say that he takes responsibility for some of his actions. He also said he was targeted by “a supernatural demonic attack.”

Again, he said one of the things that made 2018 so difficult was the possibility of divorce.

I was “talking to my wife, saying I don’t think it’s going to work out. I think we need to go our separate ways,” Gray said in the video. “For the haters watching online, hoping that it was the end, we’re still together.”

Not only is the couple still married, they are going to host a relationship conference. It is for anyone regardless if they are “single, married, divorced or something in between,” according to an Instagram post.

They will be joined by other speakers, including four couples, during the conference Feb. 7-9.

Gray previously was a pastor at Joel Osteen’s Lakewood Church in Texas, WSPA reported. He also is the star of a reality TV show on Oprah Winfrey’s OWN Network, according to its website.

In addition to being criticized for giving his wife a Lamborghini, Gray also had to defend himself for attending a White House meeting of black religious leaders where he sat next to President Donald Trump, The State reported.

 

Videos

  1. YouTube
    • Pastor John Gray
      • Pastor John Gray’s Wife on ‘Strange Woman’ Who Almost Wrecked Marriage
        Profile :- This video clip is courtesy of John Gray Ministries – From Sermon on Relentless Grace published June 12, 2018.
        Channel :- Leonardo Blair
        Published on :-20189-Jan-4th
        Link
      • The Reset | Pastor John Gray
        Link
        Channel :- Relentless Church
        Published on Jan 3, 2019
        Relentless Church, “Where Purpose Comes Alive.”
        Led by Pastor John Gray.
  2. FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH OF GLENARDEN
    • Bishop TD Jakes Lays Hands and Prophesy Over Pastor John Gray @FBCG & GMCHC Leadership Conference
      • Video #1
        Channel :- Robert Thurmond
        Published On :- 2019-Jan-5th
        Link

 

Sermons & Discussions – 2016/Oct – First Week

Sermons

  1. John Paul Jackson
    • John Paul Jackson – Prophets & Psychics
      Published on 2015-02-24
      Added on 2016-10-03
      Link

      • Paradigm Shift
        • 3:15
    • John Paul Jackson Dreams And Mysteries Ministries 2016 – The Gift Revelation – Prophets & Psychics
      • Videos
        • Video #1
          Published On: March 3rd, 2016
          Added On : Oct 4th, 2016
          Link
    • Dreams & Mysteries – The Mystery of the Gift of Revelation
      • Video #1
        Channel :- Dreams & Mysteries
        Published On :- 2014-Sept-26th
        Link
  2. Francis Chan
    • YouTube
      • Encourage One Another
        Link
        Published On :- 2016-Feb-02
        Added On :- 2016-Oct-05
      • Francis Chan: enCourage
        • Part 1
          Link
          Published On :- 2014-Dec-4th
          Added On :- 2017-August-20th
        • Part 2
          Link
          Published On :- 2014-Dec-4th
          Added On :- 2017-August-20th
  3. Derek Prince
    • Derek Prince: Gifts of Power and Revelation
      Link
      Published on 2016-09-30
      Added on 2016-10-04
  4. Damon Thompson, of Damon Thompson Ministries
    • Redemption Point Church Highland Park Campus,Chattanooga Tennessee(5)
      Link
      Published On 2016-08-29
      Added On 2016-10-04
  5. Perry Stone
    • Perry Stone Praise The Lord || Hosts Damon Thompson, Dr Ron Phillips, Bishop Paul Zink
      Link
      Date Original Recorded: Jan 24, 2012
      Published On: 2016-Sept 7th
      Added On: 2016-Oct 4th
  6. Perry Stone with Damon Thompson
    • Perry Stone Hosts PTL 1/24/12 w/ Damon Thompson Part 1 of 2
      Published On :- 2012-Feb-5th
      Link
    • Perry Stone Hosts PTL 1/24/12 w/ Damon Thompson Part 2 of 2
      Published On :- 2012-Feb-5th
      Link
  7. Jacob Prasch
    • Times of the Jews, Gentiles and the Pentecostals – Jacob Prasch
      Published on 2016-09-30
      Added on 2016-10-06
      Link
    • The Book of Nahum
      Published on 2016-10-06
      Added on 2016-10-07
      Link
  8. Bryan Loritts
    • EXILES: Passing Through Without Passing By
      • EXILES: Passing Through Without Passing By, Part 2
        Link
        Published on Sept 7th 2016
        Added on Oct 5th, 2016
      • EXILES: Passing Through Without Passing By, Part 3
        Link
        Published on Sep 19th, 2016
        Added on Oct 6th, 2016
  9. John Gray
    • John Gray 2016 | Whatever It Takes (September 7, 2016)
      Link
      Published On :- Sept 18th 2016
      Added On :- Oct 6th, 2016
    • Pastor John Gray 2016 | Somebody Get Me to Jesus (AUGUST 24, 2016)
      • Youtube
        • Pastor John Gray 2016 | Somebody Get Me to Jesus (AUGUST 24, 2016)
          Link
          Published On :- August 24th, 2016
          Added On :- Oct 7th, 2016
    • Pastor John Gray – One Last Worship
      • Elevation – One Last Worship – Special Guest: Pastor John Gray
        Link
        Published On :- Sept 28th, 2015
        Added On :- August 2nd, 2017
        Location :- Charlotte, NC
  10. Pastor Zac Poonen
    • Pastor Zac Poonen speaks about the Trinity
      Link
      Published On: Aug 17th, 2016
      Added On: Oct 6th, 2016
      Preached At: Abundant Life

In-depth

Jacob Prasch

Times of the Jews, Gentiles and the Pentecostals – Jacob Prasch

  1. Isaiah 65:1
    “I revealed myself to those who did not ask for me; I was found by those who did not seek me.
    To a nation that did not call on my name, I said, ‘Here am I, here am I.’ ( Isaiah 65:1 )
  2. Isaiah 65:15
    You will leave your name for a curse to My chosen ones, And the Lord GOD will slay you.
    But My servants will be called by another name. ( Isaiah 65:15 )
  3. Parable of the Vineyard
    • Isaiah 5
  4. They will fall by the edge of the sword and be led captive into all the nations.
    And Jerusalem will be trodden down by the Gentiles, until the times of the Gentiles are fulfilled. ( Luke 21:25 )
  5. I do not want you to be ignorant of this mystery, brothers, so that you will not be conceited:
    A hardening in part has come to Israel, until the full number of the Gentiles has come in( Luke 11:25 )

John Paul Jackson

John Paul Jackson Dreams And Mysteries Ministries 2016 – The Gift Revelation – Prophets & Psychics

  1. God speaks in a  multitude of ways and men do not perceive it
    1. Elihu Rebukes Job
      …”Why do you complain against Him That He does not give an account of all His doings?
      Indeed God speaks once, Or twice, yet no one notices it.
      In a dream, a vision of the night, When sound sleep falls on men, While they slumber in their beds,…”
      ( Job 33:13-15 )
  2. For the testimony of Jesus is the spirit of prophecy.
    …Then the angel told me to write, “Blessed are those who are invited to the marriage supper of the Lamb.”
    And he said to me, “These are the true words of God.”
    So I fell at his feet to worship him. But he told me, “Do not do that! I am a fellow servant with you and your brothers who rely on the testimony of Jesus. Worship God!
    For the testimony of Jesus is the spirit of prophecy.”

    ( Revelation 19:10-11 )
  3. When God gives revelation is provides a light for everyone else to see
    • Segment ( 10:30  to 11:15 )
  4. Prophecy Sphere
    • Gifts of Prophecy
    • Spirits of Prophecy
    • Ministry of Prophet
  5. Ministry of Prophet
    • Difference between Prophet & Psychic
      • Depends of source of prophecy
    • Qualities
      • Gifts of prophecy
      • Character
  6. Dreams Interpretation
    • Interpretation
      • Blue
        • Blue is the color of Revelation & Communion
    • Birth of a Gift – God’s Preparation – Segment 16
      • He lets us be comfortable with that that is uncertain
      • He lets us love that which is unformed
      • He gives us the ability to love others
      • He lets us help others to walk into their calling
      • Give us something to birth something that we have longed for all of our lives, but had no way to make happen
      • This is the kind of God that we serve