Our Pastor

Dr. JeVon Marshall is married to his wife of 27 years, Deborah Marshall.  They have three endearing boys: JeVeil, Jadon, and Jared.  Dr. Marshall is a gifted communicator with a thirst for knowledge and a passion for educating and empowering others. JeVon has been teaching, speaking, and writing about God’s truth for over 20 years.  He served Brown Missionary Baptist Church faithfully in various capacities, under the leadership and mentoring of his beloved pastor, Dr. Bartholomew Orr. JeVon, a National Baptist Congress certified instructor of Christian Education, is currently a Sunday School Curriculum writer for Faith Pathway Series and has lectured, preached, and consulted at state departments of education, universities, conferences, and churches throughout the country. On July 6, 2014, through the guidance of the Holy Spirit, he was elected Pastor of Antioch M. B. Church in Walls, MS.  He has a B.S. in Special Education and M.S. in Leadership Policy and Studies from the University of Memphis and an Ed.S. in Leadership and Administration and Ph.D. in Educational Leadership from the University of Mississippi.  He has studied at Trinity Theological Seminary and is currently studying Urban Ministry at Memphis Theological Seminary. Dr. Marshall currently teaches at Concordia University on-line and Mississippi School of Religion.  He also, occasionally, serves as a consultant for school districts in the region. He is the former Coordinator of Delta State University’s M.E.D. Educational Leadership Program, former principal and teacher for Memphis City School and former pastor of Greater Temple of Hope Baptist Church.   His life has been a constant journey of exploring and enjoying the infinite depths of God's love while bidding others to risk challenging the limits of their hope, to race in exploring the full implication of GOD’s love, and to rest in the forgiveness and acceptance found in GOD’s tender embrace.  JeVon and Deborah, are the founders of Guiding Light Ministries Inc. and the L.I.F.E. Center. Its focus is to encourage, equip, and enrich families by planting a seed to Live Healthy, Inspire Others, Focus on Family & Faith, and gain Empowerment through Education.  His love for God and the people of God has and will continue to direct his paths. Continue to pray the Lord guides Dr. Marshall and his family as they continue to seek God’s will.


Dr. JeVon M. Marshall