Minister James Coleman and his wife Deborah are co-founders of the “When Two Hearts Beat as One” ministry for married and engaged couples. James has a passion as a peace maker and desires to see the marriage relationship thrive, grow, and be at peace.
He was born in Los Angeles California and served in the United States Army during the Vietnam conflict. He accepted Christ in 1971 during a home Bible study and was ordained as a minister in 1984. In 1981 he married Deborah in Compton California. James and Deborah are parents of four children and have lived in San Bernardino county for over 32 years.
James retired from the Aerospace Corporation in 2012, after forty-three-years of service as a mail room clerk, computer operator, training coordinator, computer operations supervisor, and final assignment as a network systems administrator.
James is a member of the Rock Church and World Outreach Center in San Bernardino and ministers in the Convalescent and Discipleship (SPT) ministries. He earned a degree in Biblical Studies at The Rock Bible College.
James is also an intercessor on the Maranatha Heavenly Ways weekly prayer line, and along with Deborah has ministered to troubled teens, and incarcerated youth at the California Youth Authority in Whittier, CA.
James is a former Sunday School Superintendent, Bible class teacher, prayer room after care counselor, discipleship trainer, and served on the Deacon and Elder Boards of the Loveland Church in Fontana California.
James and Deborah continue to enjoy spending time together. He likes Chinese food, especially, “Kung-Pau-Chicken”. His favorite getaway is the “Fat Burger Fellowship” with the brothers. His favorite scriptures are John 14:27, and Philippians 4:6-7.