Pastor Virgil & Judy Stokes


Virgil and Judy Stokes pioneered FCF of Tucson in 2004.They have previously served as pastors in Oklahoma, New York, and Arizona. In 1981, they founded Abundant Heart Ministries, and have been involved in training pastors and church leaders at home and abroad ever since. Beginning in 1988, Faith Ministry Training Institute has been training regular people for remarkable things. FMTI is currently active in Tucson and many other places. Their ministry is marked by a commitment to the truth of the Word of God and the power of the Spirit.

Pastor Virgil is a graduate of the University of Oklahoma. Both he and Judy are graduates of Rhema Bible Training Center. Since 2000, Virgil has served in various leadership roles for Faith Christian Fellowship International. A prolific writer, he has authored several books as well as curriculum material to Faith Ministry Training Institute.

Pastor John & Valarie Smith


John and Valarie Smith have served FCFTucson from its birth in their living room until the present day. They oversee many administrative duties as well as ministering the Word of God with power and accuracy at home and abroad. Their love for people and passion for excellence shine through in all they do. Both are graduates of Indiana State University and Faith Ministry Training Institute. Perhaps most importantly, they are the proud parents of two beautiful children, Cannon and Mira.