Bishop Thomas was baptized at the age of eight at the Anderson Road Baptist Church in Houston Texas. Bishop Thomas a native of Houston, Texas heard God’s call on his life at an early age, Bishop took the long way to the cross he was involved in gangs and criminal activity most of his early life and into his teenage years before being grounded.
Bishop Thomas finally heard the voice of the Lord after a life of in and then out of the church. While in the United States Army Bishop Thomas fully committed his life to the Lord. Bishop Thomas was blessed with the Holy Ghost and the spiritual gift of speaking in tongues while attending the Lily of The Valley Church of God and Christ where he was a part of the men's ministry. Bishop Thomas was called by the Lord to help his spiritual mother ,Prophetess Catherine E. Ward during Noon Day Prayer. Prophetess Ward is over the Simply Praise Line a powerful prayer line ministry. Bishop Thomas opens up with an anointed prayer every second and fourth sunday.
Before leaving Fort Wainwright Bishop Thomas seeking to know Christ at a higher level was baptized at the United Pentecostal Church in Fairbanks Alaska. Bishop Thomas and family relocated to Fort Richardson Alaska, where he and the family attended Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church Anchorage Alaska where he became a minister under the guidance of Doctor Alonzo Patterson.
After much praying and fasting Jesus Holy Temple was consecrated and on June 2003 the doors of the church where open. Throughout the 15 years Jesus Holy Temple has gone through many changes we thank God that we are still standing. In the past the only live gospel music broadcast in the state of Alaska was made possible thru Jesus Holy Temple’s outreach ministry which aired every Sunday evening between 5:00 pm and 7:00pm at the local University of Alaska’s radio station. Currently Jesus Holy Temple outreach ministry broadcast every Saturday night on the local TV station channel 18 at nine o’clock pm.
Bishop Dave Thomas has been married to his lovely wife First Lady Sondra Thomas for 24 years. The lord has blessed their marriage with 8 wonderful children and 5 grandchildren. Bishop Dave Thomas and his wife are not only busy building a church; they are also busy in winning souls for the lord. Their vision is “Saving One Soul at a Time”. Pray for the success of their vision. Bishop Thomas is a Drug and Alcohol counselor and First Lady Thomas works for the State of Alaska in corrections.
Jesus Holy Temple is affiliated with Gods Holy Temple and churches. The Presiding Bishop is Bishop Randy Crenshaw of God’s Holy Temple Church in Blytheville Arkansas. Bishop Crenshaw is also overseer of God’s Holy Temple Anchorage Alaska and White Stone Ministries.
Bishop Thomas has been elected to state Bishop of Alaska by the Presiding Bishop Randy Crenshaw. Bishop Thomas is a Graduate of Kaplan University, with a Bachelor in Criminal Justice and a Masters in Criminal Justice. Bishop Thomas has received acknowledgement for making the Dean’s List while pursuing both degrees. Bishop Thomas has attended Liberty Seminary and is presently attending Atlantic Coast College of the Bible Theological Seminary. First Lady Sondra Thomas has a Bachelor’s of Arts and a Master of Arts in Criminal Justice-Human Services from Liberty University, making the Dean’s List every year. Bishop Thomas is also a veteran of the U.S. Army where he served 6 ½ years in U.S. Infantry where he was released in June 2003 on a medical discharge, to start God’s mission. Bishop Thomas currently holds various Juneteenth positions such as being a member of the National Juneteenth observance Foundation, the Alaska Representative for the National Juneteenth Christian Leadership Council and Chairman of the National Juneteenth Armed Service Commission. Bishop Thomas is a Co-chairman of the Alaska Highway Project Anchorage Alaska Representative. Bishop Thomas has been blessed by God to be anointed and appointed over Jesus Holy Temple. Where the word is the word, where the anointing flows, and where the power of God is present. Bishop Thomas has been blessed to preach the gospel throughout the US and other countries and will continue to go where God calls him.
Hebrews 11:6 English Standard Version (ESV)
6 And without faith it is impossible to please him, for whoever would draw near to God must believe that he exists and that he rewards those who seek him.
Jesus Holy Temple has several outreach ministries throughout anchorage Alaska and in other countries...
Philippians 4:13 King James Version (KJV)
13 I can do all things through Christ which strengtheneth me.
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