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Overseer James Chandler Sr.

Overseer James Chandler Sr.


OVERSEER JAMES E. CHANDLER, SR, founded Marvelous Light Christian Ministries in Lithia Springs, Georgia in April of 2002.

Preaching the good news of Jesus Christ has rested upon the shoulders of this energetic man since the tender age of five years old. He accepted the call to proclaim the gospel at the tender age of sixteen and was licensed and ordained by his spiritual and biological father, Pastor F. L. Chandler. He married his high school sweetheart, the former Kelly J. Manning, and together they were blessed with three children; Kayla, James II, and Jonathan; and two grandchildren; Lauryn and Maddox.

He has a passion for evangelism and empowering people to maximize their potential in all areas of their lives. His purposes are to enlighten humanity of God’s Covenant, explain to the hurting God’s compassion; and to empower the believer to walk in God’s commandments. He is a great innovator in the world of enterprise. He is the founder and CEO of ShowItt Entertainment, and Overseer of the Atlanta Metro West District of the Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship International.

He is recognized as an accomplished playwright, stage actor, musician, psalmist, director, recording artist, and author. He currently has three books in print: My Failing Doesn’t Mean I’m A Failure, Who’s In My House, and Are You Kidding Me. He is scheduled to release two additional books by the end of the year: You’re Bigger Than Your Battle, Make Mine a Double (which is the third sequel to his drama book series, Willie’s World).  Overseer Chandler regularly travels the country facilitating ‘Ministry in Excellence’ seminars, and he continues to conduct music workshops for churches and vocalist of all ages.

This man of God has released several powerful and relevant musical recordings, which include but are not limited to: “Show Me”, “My Year of Increase”, “Chanz Heart”, and “The Collection”. He has received numerous honors and accolades of which he credits all achievements to the Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.

He is respected locally and nationally for his idiosyncratic style of preaching, and noted as being a humble and faithful servant with multifaceted gifts and talents that are used for the advancement of the Kingdom of God.

Overseer Chandler is a Man after God’s heart and truly wants the people of God to prosper in every area of their life.

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