Pastor Steven Perry (Associate Pastor)
Pastor Steven Perry is an associate pastor at Faith Life Church. For the past 12 years, Pastor Perry has served in multiple areas of the ministry including Sound /Media coordinator for 7 years and Assistant Dean of Laypersons Bible School. He is a 2007 graduate of Faith Life Church’s Bible Training Center and is currently a member of the Executive Administrative Team of Faith Life Church.
Pastor Perry was ordained a minister of the Gospel in 2008 and was licensed in 2010.
In addition to his work at Faith Life Church, Pastor Perry is a talented actor and has been featured in several productions, including the Alvin Moore Entertainment production In God’s Hands. He is a graduate of Tennessee State University with a B.A. degree in Commercial Music and also earned a degree in Audio Technology from School of Audio Engineering (SAE) Nashville. Pastor Perry has a passion for serving the Lord and uses his God-given talents to help all men everywhere.
Pastor Perry is a devoted Man of God who emphasizes two key areas in life, devotion to the Word of God and being led by the Spirit.
Pastor Freddie Scott (Associate Pastor)
Pastor Freddie Scott II is an associate pastor at Faith Life Church. He served as the Senior Assistant Pastor for 12 years. Pastor Scott is currently a member of the Executive Administrative Team of Faith Life Church.
Pastor Scott was licensed for ministry in 1998 and became an ordained elder in 2002. Since 1998, he has served faithfully alongside Pastor Henry Coles, Jr.
In addition to his work at Faith Life Church, Pastor Scott is the CEO and Founder of Unlock the Champion where he currently ministers across the country. He also works with the NFL and NFL Players Association to empower men to be better husbands and fathers.
Pastor Scott and his wife, Tondalanea (Coles) Scott, reside in Nolensville, TN and are the proud parents of 5 children.
Pastor Larry Ruiz (Associate Pastor)
Pastor Larry Ruiz, Jr is an associate pastor at Faith Life Church. He serves as the Spanish Pastor for La Palabra de Fe and has sat on the board of directors of Nashville pastors for the past 4 years. Pastor Ruiz is currently a member of the Executive Administrative Team of Faith Life Church.
Pastor Ruiz became an ordained elder in 2005. Since 1999, he has served faithfully alongside Pastor Henry Coles, Jr.
In addition to his work at Faith Life Church, Pastor Ruiz has been a volunteer pastor at the Siloam clinic for 2 years; praying and counseling those that are spiritually, emotionally and physically sick. Pastor Ruiz is also a part of the prison ministry and street evangelical team of Faith Life Church.
Pastor Ruiz and his wife, Ada, reside in Nashville, TN and are the proud parents of 2 sons and 3 grandchildren.
Pastor Pauline Ezell
Pastor Pauline serves diligently as an Associate Team Pastor where she loves being a part of the Pastoral Care Ministry and Restoring The Foundations Director at Faith Life Church-Antioch, TN under Pastors Henry & Raphaela Coles, Jr.
Pastor Pauline accepted her call to the preaching ministry in September 1998 under Pastor Marvin T. Smith at Mt. Hopewell Baptist Church. Her desire to fulfill God’s destiny has always been a driving force that has propelled her toward greater heights for a number of years. Pastor Pauline was ordained on October 31, 2004 at Progressive Life Ministries under the leadership of Apostle Deana Gordon. She also was licensed and ordained at Word of Faith International Christian Center in Southfield, MI by Bishop Keith A. Butler.
Pastor Pauline understands the importance of education and the necessity of becoming equipped for ministry. In July 2005, she graduated Magna Cum Laude from Covington Theological Seminary with a Masters in Christian Counseling and in July 2009, she graduated Summa Cum Laude from Covington Theological Seminary with the Master of Divinity Degree.
From February 2006 until August 2007 she served as a volunteer in the Pastoral Care Department as a Chaplin at Vanderbilt University Hospital.
She successfully completed 2 units of CPE (800 hours of Pastoral Care study) through the Association for Clinical Pastoral Education, Inc. at St. Thomas Hospital.
Pastor Pauline again heard the voice of the Lord and from April 2010 until February 2013 she dedicated herself to be trained as a Restoring the Foundations Healing and Deliverance Minister in Hendersonville, North Carolina an International Ministry that is used all over the world. She is now a Certified Restoring the Foundations Healing House Network Minister & Trainer and Seminar Leader. Her signature statement about this ministry is “This ministry changed
my life for the rest of my life.”
She is the wife of Michael E. Ezell and they are the parents of four blessed children and four grandchildren.
Pastor Pauline is a lover of God and she desires daily to allow His love to flow through her life.
Pastor Brenda Bryant
Pastor Brenda Bryant is an associate Pastor at Faith Life Church. She has served in various leadership Ministry capacities in the church for the past 26 years, including Campus Pastor, Nursing Home and Children’s Hospital Team Leader, Ministry Room Team Leader, and Leadership Development.
Pastor Brenda was licensed for ministry beginning in 1988 and become ordained shortly thereafter. She is also a graduate of Operation Andrew and The Human Capital Group, “Pastoral Leadership Academy”, and received the Certificate of Commitment from Word of Faith International Christian Center’s Bible Training School in 1998. Additionally, she is an alumnus of Tennessee State University, American Baptist College, and Word of Faith- Bible Training School.
In addition to her ministry at Faith Life Church, Pastor Brenda and her husband Paul are the founders of Life of Victory International Christian Ministries and serves as the Executive Director. The mission of Life of Victory is to implement Christ –Centered ministry designed to build healthy families, healthy homeowners, and healthy Communities. Pastor Brenda has a passion to walk in Acts 1:8-“But ye shall receive power after the Holy Ghost is come upon you and shall be witnesses unto me both in Jerusalem and in all Judaea, and in Samaria, and unto the uttermost part of the earth” to fulfill the assignments from our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.
Pastor Brenda and her husband, Pastor Paul have been married for 24 years and are the blessed parents of 2 (two) children.
Pastor Paul Bryant
Pastor Paul as he is fondly called by most who meet him is a native of Detroit, Michigan. He matriculated from Michigan to Nashville to help plant with a team Word of Faith, Nashville under the Pastorate of Henry Coles, Jr. Prior to coming to Nashville he graduated from the University of Detroit, the American Institute of Banking and Word of Faith Bible Training School. He is a licensed and ordained minister by Word of Faith International Christian Center under Henry Coles, Jr. and Keith A. Butler and Christ Church Nashville under the Pastorate of L.H. Hardwick.
Born and raised in Detroit, Michigan he surrendered his life to Christ at an early age. He joined under the covering of Word of Faith International Christian Center, Bishop Keith A. Butler. His passion has always and will always be in preaching, evangelism and discipleship. He has served as the lead for the Word of Faith Nursing Home Ministry and Christ Church, Nashville Nursing Home Ministry. He has also served faithfully in the Outreach Department.
In 2000, he and his wife Brenda Bryant of 22 years birthed Life of Victory International Christian Ministries. To date, the ministry has seven persons on staff. Later, after a 3:00 am visit from the Holy Spirit, he was instructed to plant a church in La Vergne, Tennessee. He and his wife moved the family from Nashville to La Vergne to plant the church. Currently he serves as Campus Pastor of Faith Life Church, La Vergne and he works as a teacher in the Nashville public school system. Pastor Paul teaches the Word of God precept upon precept and line upon line. He and his wife Brenda Bryant have two children, Paul Elijah Bryant and Julia Elisabeth Bryant.