Meet the Pastors
|Pastor Vincent E. Goard
Pastor Vince ministers under the anointing, powerfully reaching with simplicity and understanding. He has a prophetic call on his life and is very sensitive to the Holy Spirit when ministering to God’s people. He is known for his unique ability to illustrate and demonstrate the Word of God. Under the leadership of Pastor Goard, Faith Deliverance continues to grow in the wisdom, knowledge, understanding, and mastery of the Word of God.
Pastor Vincent Goard is happily married to, his wife of 20 years, Toemeika Goard. Their union is blessed with two children, Seth and Zoie. He graduated from the Bronx Deliverance Bible Institute, Evangelism Program at the age of 7. After years of intense study and mentorship under the ministry's founders, Pastor Johnnie and Co-Pastor Rosie Corbett, he was ordained and licensed as a minister in June of 1997. He became the Senior Pastor of Faith Deliverance Temple in November of 1999. He is graced and gifted as a singer, songwriter, musician, and author.
Fulfilling his passion to train the next generation of spiritual leaders, Pastor Vince served as the Academic Dean of the Atlanta School of Ministry for several years. As a missionary partner with Youth With A Mission-Athi River, Kenya, he travels to annually to teach and mentor missionaries, mentor local pastors and minister to unreached people groups.
|Co-Pastor Toemeika A. Goard
Pastor Toemeika Goard is often described as a young woman with old wisdom. Her earnest desire is to see women live wholly and walk according to the Word of God. Pastor Toemeika shares her multi-gifts of ministry through the incalculable roles that she fulfills, whether it’s pastoring, preaching, teaching, singing, counseling or any of the various hats she wears; she just wants to do the will of the Lord.
Although Pastor Toemeika doesn’t consider herself a singer, she loves to lead worship service. As a mighty praise warrior for the Lord, she is not afraid to take the fight to the enemy’s gate using her weapons of praise, worship and the Word!
Pastor Toemeika is the wife of Pastor Vincent Goard, and mother of two wonderful children, Seth and Zoie. She has served alongside her husband in ministry for the past 17 years as co-shepherds of Faith Deliverance Temple in Atlanta, GA.
As the founder of Mending Ribs Women’s Ministry, Pastor Toemeika seeks to minister to what the Bible describes as the aged woman, to bridge the generational communication gap, and empowering women to carry out the mission given in Titus 2. When asked what motivates her in ministry, Pastor Toemeika says, “She just wants to be real for and with the Lord.”
Pastor Toemeika is currently pursuing a degree in Psychology/Christian Counseling at Liberty University. She recently released her first book entitled “Compass.”