Pastor James Curtis
Pastor James Curtis is a native of Atlanta, Georgia, the founder and Pastor of River of Life Christian Center Church in Atlanta, Ga. An anointed preacher and teacher of God’s Word, Pastor Curtis has been delivering the anointed word of God mightily through out the city of Atlanta.
He is the second of 7 children, five boys and two girls, born to Samuel (deceased) and Mary Curtis. He is a retired employee of the Ford Motor Company, and now a full-time Pastor and teacher of God’s Word.
Pastor Curtis was a member of Calvary Temple Baptist Church in Atlanta, Ga. where he was appointed Deacon and later served as Assistant Chairman of the Deacon Board under the leadership of Rev. Randolph Newby.
In 1981, he moved his membership to Miracle Faith Church in Decatur, Ga. under the late anointed woman of God Pastor Mary J. Perry, and Bishop Milton Perry. He served faithfully for 10 years as a Deacon, Minister, Elder, and Associate Pastor. It was there that he was taught the truth, knowledge, and understanding of God’s word, and became baptized in the Holy Ghost.
On September 1, 1991 with only 3 members, God birth River of Life Christian Center Church from the loins of Pastor Curtis and his lovely wife of 40 years Co-Pastor Roberta Curtis. His first service was held in the Holiday Inn Hotel on Old National Highway in College Park, Ga. In 3 months, God moved them from Old National Hwy to 3445 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, which was then called the Chapel of Christian Love. Through prayer, fasting, and standing on the principles of God’s Word in August, 1992 they purchased the building, where River of Life Christian Center is located today and 6 years later was debt free.
Pastor Curtis and his beautiful wife are partners and co-labors in the ministry to which God has called them to at River of Life Christian Center. They have two children Cedric (wife Talithia) and Tanneshia (husband Jacob), and seven grandchildren Chris, De’sean, Jada, Taylor, Trinity, Carrington, and Christopher. Pastor Curtis greatest desire is not to be the best preacher in the world, but to be an equipped pastor and teacher of God’s word. Pastor Curtis is a precious gift to the body of Christ.