Jesse Duplantis is a dynamic evangelist who has traveled throughout the world since 1978 preaching the Gospel of Jesus Christ. He is the founder of Jesse Duplantis Ministries (JDM), which has its International Headquarters in America and additional offices in the United Kingdom and Australia.
A favorite program for many seeking to know more about God, Jesse Duplantis' television program can be seen on major networks in the United States such as ABC, NBC, CBS, TBN, Daystar, and World Harvest Television. His program is also broadcast throughout Australia, Central America, South America, the Caribbean, Europe, the United Kingdom, Israel, and the Middle East. A bestselling author, Jesse Duplantis' books have been translated into many languages, including Braille, and are impacting millions of lives all over the world.
In 1997, he and his wife, the Reverend Cathy Duplantis, founded Covenant Church, a local outreach of JDM on the International Headquarters property in Destrehan, Louisiana, a suburb in the New Orleans area. In recognition of his many years of effectively sharing God's message of salvation through Jesus Christ to the world, Jesse Duplantis was awarded an honorary doctorate of divinity degree from Oral Roberts University in 1999.
Today, Jesse Duplantis is one of the most unique and beloved ministers of our generation. He has been sharing his memorable mix of strong, biblical preaching and hilarious life lessons for more than twenty-five years in thousands of churches and convention centers. Through television programs, revival meetings, books, magazines, web and local church outreaches, and his many inspirational teaching products, Jesse Duplantis is spreading the Gospel of Jesus in a way that is reaching people and changing lives all around the world.
Known throughout the world for his joy and his exuberant, evangelistic spirit, Jesse Duplantis is often told that he is "the only preacher my husband and kids will listen to!" Why is that? It's not just because "Jesse is funny," and it's not just because "Jesse is real." People listen because Jesse Duplantis is a true evangelist and revivalist. It's the anointing of Jesus Christ on the evangelist to reach the "unreachable," and it's the anointing of Jesus Christ on the revivalist to rekindle the fire in believers. People listen because they need the anointing of Jesus - and Jesus is the message that Jesse Duplantis preaches.
For more than twenty-five years now, Jesse Duplantis has had one vision, one goal and one mission - World Evangelism. He is committed to using every available tool to give everyone an opportunity to know the real Jesus. Approachable, personable, compassionate and full of joy - that's the Jesus that Jesse Duplantis knows and loves. And, it's his mission in life to make sure that everyone on earth has the opportunity to know Jesus too.