Spiritual Parents

Bishop Wayne T. Jackson is the senior pastor of Impact Ministries International in Detroit, Michigan. Bishop Jackson holds an honorary doctorate of divinity degree from St. Thomas Christian College in Jacksonville, Florida.

As a pastor, Bishop Jackson’s primary responsibilities is caring for the flock that God has entrusted to him by teaching the Word of God and developing disciples of Jesus Christ. He also oversees the day-to-day administrative activities of Impact Ministries International and Wayne T. Jackson Ministries.

Bishop Jackson is the loving husband of 29 years to Dr. Beverly Y. Jackson, adoring father to eight children, doting grandfather, effective leader, and a highly anointed man of God. He is a solid pillar of the city of Detroit, the state of Michigan, and the world. Bishop Wayne T. Jackson constantly affirms, “This is my testimony, ‘Down through the years, God has been good to me!’”


Dr. Beverly Y. Jackson is a worshiper and a dynamic woman of God. As the wife of Bishop Wayne T. Jackson, she serves alongside her husband as pastor, prophetess and praise and worship leader at Great Faith Ministries International located in Detroit, MI.

Above all her accomplishments, Dr. Beverly considers being the loving wife of Bishop Wayne T. Jackson, the mother of eight and "Mommy J" to her grandchildren her best accomplishment to date. She has raised all of her children in the ways of the Lord and is a wonderful example to them.

Dr. Beverly has a heart for empowering and restoring young women. She founded the organization "Butterflies", an organization that mentors and teaches inner city girls the skills and tools to become productive young women. Through training and different cultural experiences, the Butterflies Organization has been a positive example and life line to many. Dr. Beverly is also the head of the "Girlfriends Women’s Ministry" at Impact Ministries. She empowers and teaches women to be the virtuous and prosperous women that God has called them to be.