Family is important to our Pastor
When you become apart of The Presence Church you become apart of our family. We believe that ministry becomes ineffective when our homes are disrupted. We are concerned with the entire family, thats why we make sure that we model a healthy family as we labor for Christ.
Pastor Ravon was born September 6, 1978 in Yonkers, NY to Betty Lorraine Morgan and Donald Ravenell. It was on the unforgettable day of December 27, 1997 at 11:30 at night along with his wife, Tarshal Ravenell, that he received Christ as Lord and Savior. After this awesome transformation Pastor Ravon developed a love for Gods Word and a passion for the lost. By the leading of the Holy Spirit he became a committed member of Deeper Life Church Ministries Inc. in Goldsboro, NC where the leaders are Apostle Norbert E. Simmons and First Lady Gwen Simmons. He was thoroughly trained in ministry and dedicated 15 years to street evangelism, where by the grace of God many have come to faith in Jesus Christ. Through relevant preaching and sound doctrine, Pastor Ravon teaches the Word with a passion to see the lost saved, and to see believers draw closer to Christ. Pastor Ravon has taught 7 years of Discipleship Class, 8 years of Teen Bible study, 2 years of Radio Ministry (Informed Radio on 102.9 WELS.) and is the founder of The Presence Church in Lagrange NC. He has been married to his wife Tarshal Ravenell for 17 years and they have 3 children, Rasier, Tiana and Isaiah.
Pastor Ravon has completed his studies at Heritage Bible College in Dunn NC, with a Bachelor of Religious Education: Pastoral Ministry Major. Some of his studies include;