Gerald James hails from Africa - born and raised in the City of
Durban, South Africa.
He has a great Christian heritage as both his father and grandfather were Ministers of the Gospel - his grandfather, M. James had a powerful evangelistic calling and was gifted in Church planting, while his father Henry James was a Pastor who pioneered and built up large Churches and was, prior to his death, the Overseer of the Apostolic Faith Mission in the Province of Natal, South Africa.
Gerald James was miraculously raised from the dead and dedicated
to ministry as a child but deserted his calling and strayed away
from God during his student days. He fell into a wild life of drugs
and alcohol abuse and by the time he entered young adulthood, he
was an alcoholic and addicted to other destructive substances. His
young life was broken and shattered and his personality
By a great miracle, God instantaneously delivered him and transformed his life totally.
Not only was his life totally changed but God also restored his calling to ministry. About 17 years ago, the James family migrated to Australia where God led him into ministry.
After a Ministry Training Program in Australia, he was ordained to ministry by the Church of the Foursquare Gospel of Australia and subsequently by the Gospel Evangelical Mission of South Africa.
Gerald James ministering in one of the Churches that his late father, Henry James pioneered and pastored in Durban, South Africa.
Gerald James is recognized by the Church with the calling of an
Evangelist - he moves in the Healing and Deliverance Ministry and
is strongly anointed by the Holy Spirit.
Gerald James conducts Evangelistic crusades both locally in
Australia and abroad in the Nations of the World.
Gerald James heads up Hope Ministries
'Australia For Jesus',
Gerald James resides in Sydney with his wife, Prem and his daughter, Nerisha who both support him in ministry.