Bio: Pastor Tommy Barnett – Founder

PTB-Pic2-214x300Tommy Barnett is the Senior Pastor of one of the fastest growing churches in America, Phoenix First Assembly of God, in Phoenix, Arizona. The church is known as The Church with a Heart, because of its 260 outreach ministries.

In September 1994, Tommy Barnett, with his son Matthew Barnett, launched the Los Angeles Dream Center as a home missions project. Beginning with a church averaging 48 people on a Sunday morning, the ministry is now reaching over 50,000 per month. Located in the heart of the inner city of Los Angeles at the former Queen of Angeles Hospital. The Dream Center is rescuing and rehabilitating people from addictions, homelessness, and abuse, including victims of human trafficking. Reaching out to gang members, unwed mothers, and emancipated youth, as well as feeding the hungry and needy, the “Dream Center”, gives people hope and an opportunity to “Dream Again”. The Dream Center epitomizes Pastor Barnett’s quote, “Find a need and fill it, find a hurt and heal it.” Pastor Tommy Barnett co-pastors with his son Matthew Barnett in providing the vision, leadership skills, training, and financial management for the ministry.