Pastor Henry Coles, Jr.


Pastor Henry Coles, Jr. is the Senior Pastor and Founder of Faith Life Church (formerly Word of Faith International Bible Training Center). Pastor Coles is a graduate of Michigan State University, as well as a graduate of Word of Faith International Bible Training Center. God has truly given him a “Shepherd’s Heart” for His people, as he continues to press into the mandate for His life, which is to pastor a church of all of God’s people and experience heaven on earth! Pastor Coles served under Bishop Keith A. Butler for 15 years, of which 9 1/2 years were spent as a layperson and 6 years on staff as an Assistant Pastor. Pastor Coles was the Senior Assistant Pastor for 5 years at Faith Christian Center (currently in Smyrna, GA) before launching Word of Faith Christian Center – Nashville on June 28, 1998. God has elevated Pastor Coles as one of the leaders in the Nashville community as he has served as an officer of the Board of Trustees of The Operation Andrew Group, as well as leading a committee for a nationally simulcasted prayer event for the National Day of Prayer. Pastor Coles is a loving and devoted husband, father of 5 children (one deceased), and grandfather of 5 grandchildren.