Voices of Faith South Leadership
Voices of Faith South is blessed to have a leadership team who are truly dedicated to Christ and accomplishing His will. Following are brief bio's of our leadership team and their qualifications for ministry.
James T. Murkison
James T. Murkison pastors Voices of Faith South in Hampton, Georgia. An anointed preacher and teacher, Pastor Murkison’s approach to biblical theology has touched the lives of many people of all ages. God uses his creative gift of illustration to bring to life a message of hope, love and forgiveness that will captivate any audience. This modern day Elisha walks in a spirit of excellence, humility and integrity before God and man.
In October 2001, he was appointed chairman of the Men of Voices Men’s Ministry at Voices of Faith Ministries in Stone Mountain GA and served faithfully in this capacity for 5 years. In December 2001, he was selected as an officer of the Deacon Board. Pastor Murkison answered the calling of the Lord and was licensed by Bishop Gary Hawkins of Voices of Faith Ministries to preach in March 2003. In January, 2004 he was ordained as an Elder of Voices of Faith. He has served in leadership in several other auxiliaries including director of the Gatekeepers. For seven years, he served as Bishop Hawkins’ Armor Bearer. With this calling, Pastor Murkison taught from his personal experience as an Armor Bearer locally and abroad. In the summer of 2007, God’s call for him to one day shepherd a flock came true. He was selected to pastor, Voices of Faith South, the first church to be planted by Bishop Gary Hawkins, Sr. Pastor James Murkison, and his wife, Lady Val are the proud parents of two children, Ashley and Myles.
Pastor Murkison attended Morehouse College in pursuit of a degree in the School of Arts. He later received his Bachelor’s degree in Applied Behavioral Sciences from National-Louis University. Before entering ministry full time, he worked as a Systems Analyst and Operations Supervisor for several global and regional corporations such as Siemens Energy and Automation, Drug Transport Incorporation and Equifax to name a few.
Lady Val Murkison
Minister of Ministry Administration