Apostle: Alphonso McDougal was born in Pensacola, Florida. He and his wife Althea founded Faith Deliverance Outreach Ministries in 1996 where he continues to serve as the senior pastor. To many, he is Pastor McDougal, but to his church, he is Papa Al—a voice of wisdom, hope, encouragement, and vision.
Apostle McDougal approaches ministry with a unique blend of passion for Jesus, a love for the Word, and a desire to see lives changed. He works alongside our his wife Althea to implement their mission of igniting a passion to follow Jesus.
Apostle McDougal's primary role is to provide direction, so our church builds a culture we're excited to pass down to the next generation. He has a passion for people of all ages and for seeing their lives changed by Jesus.
Our church communicates God’s Word through evangelism. We are ambassadors for Christ and believe it is our responsibility to share the Good News wherever we go. In fact, evangelism is more than our responsibility; it is our great privilege. As long as there is one person in the world who doesn’t know Christ, our church will continue to reach out.
Our church incorporates God’s family into our fellowship. We provide a warm, authentic community, welcoming new believers into the body of Christ through baptism. Being in God’s family means we are not alone; we have each other for support. You weren’t just meant to believe; you were made to belong.
Our church demonstrates God’s love through ministry or service. Ministry is showing God’s love to others by meeting their needs and healing their hurts in the name of Jesus. We believe the church is to minister to all kinds of needs: spiritual, emotional, relational, and physical. Every time you reach out in love to someone else, you are ministering to them.