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Pastors and Leaders

Statement of Faith


Senior Pastor, and Director of Legacy Bible School

Pastor Jody is the Senior Pastor of Grace Life Church and Founder and Director of Legacy Bible School. She is an Apostle and Prophet operating in the gifts of word of knowledge, word of wisdom and gift of interpretation of dreams and visions.  Walking in the supernatural gift of faith, she has experienced signs, wonders and miracles with encounters of heaven and angels. She is a Bible teacher and mentor of prophets. She helps the people of God to hear The Father and know His voice and walk with Holy Spirit in an intimate and personal relationship because of Jesus Christ. Jody and her husband live in the north Georgia mountains. She is an ordained Apostle, Prophet, and Pastor, as well as an author, wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.


Pastor Emeritus

Pastor Harvey, with his wife Jody of 37 years, has ministered the Gospel in unique and adventurous ways. He was a skydiver for over 30 years. For over 12 years, he is the only man to ever skydive into prisons across America and Puerto Rico with one of America's largest prison ministries. As an evangelist he has traveled to Scotland and Quebec, Canada. In '98 they were sent out to the mountains of North Carolina and Georgia to pastor. Founders of Grace Life Church International, they have also planted a satellite church in Florida. Now pastoring with an apostolic anointing to raise up ministers and ordaining them into their callings. Pastor Harvey was supernaturally healed of cancer by the power of God. A man of faith and integrity. He is an author, ordained Evangelist and Pastor, father, and grandfather.


Lead Pastor

Cherie oversees our children's ministry and the daily operational ministry of the church. She is a Strengths leadership consultant and coach. She is experienced and passionate about producing uncommon results with uncommon leadership.  Cherie has had the honor of working with courageous leaders in the United Nations, several Afghanistan NGOs, multimillion-dollar US companies, nonprofit boards, small businesses, entrepreneurs, pastors, teachers, artists, high school and college students. Challenging the idea that she needs to find a niche, she is dedicated to serving, equipping and inspiring leaders wherever or whoever they are. Cherie holds multiple certifications in leadership development and training and is currently working on her Masters of Applied Leadership and Global Management with Thunderbird University. She is also a licensed minister. Her experience and education only serve as a platform to bring out the greatness in the leaders she serves. Cherie is married to her wonderful husband Jeff and they have 4 children. 


Associate Pastor

Pastor Tanya  is an Associate Pastor overseeing our media, online resources. She has over 20 years of ministry leadership in central Florida, Los Angeles, and north Georgia. In addition, she and her husband Richard educate others on human trafficking prevention and awareness. She and her husband Richard have six beautiful children and 1 grandbaby. 



David Roden has been a faithful servant of Grace Life for many years. He oversees our live streaming for each service, facilitates student curriculum in Legacy Bible School and the media team lead for Daily Life Ministries.


Church Administrative Assistant

Donna, along with her husband David, have served Grace Life Church International for many years. She serves as the office administrator for the church and assists Pastor Jody with Legacy Bible School Daily Life Ministries.

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