Eddie W. Ryals Jr
Pastor Ryals, is married to Evangelist Denise E. Ryals. He has two sons and one daughter in law Antwan, Dominique and Madison Ryals. At the tender age of five Pastor Ryals accepted Jesus Christ as his personal Savior. He was reared in the fear and admonition of the Lord, under the Godly influence of a loving mother and Grandmother. He has been proclaiming the Gospel message of Christ since July 1997. He began his preaching ministry under the tutelage of his father in the ministry Dr. Shaun L. Moton of Marlboro Heights Missionary Baptist Church of Killeen Texas. He is the founder and Pastor of Greater Hope Community Church, Inc. of Colorado Springs, CO. since October 2015. Pastor Ryals has been blessed to travel nationally and internationally and he has served the Body of Christ in ministry for over 18 years. With a progressive passion to equip, enlighten, and encourage the Body of Christ beyond the four walls of the local church.
In April 2014, Reverend Ryals, served as Pastor to the Friendship Baptist Church of Colorado Springs, Colorado. His passion to further serve the body of Christ on another level led him to reenergize the vision of Greater Hope Community Church, Inc. Both he and Evangelist Ryals live to be vessels for God’s use to encourage others to embrace the goodness of the Lord in their lives. His desire is that the work done by the aid of the Holy Spirit will compel others to encounter a true authentic intimate relationship with God. In June 2017, they started their transition to serving the body of Christ in Southern Florida.