Senior Pastor


Dr. Jerry D. Fryar is the Senior Pastor and Founder of Gospel Lighthouse Church, a 
non-denominational ministry in Columbus, Ohio, dedicated to reaching people from all
walks of life within the community, the nation and the world with the illuminating message
of "Restoration".  

God has anointed him with a vision to;

*Reach the lost
*Refresh the broken
*Restore strength to the believer
*Raise up effective leaders and
*Regain fallen leaders

Respected for the integrity of his ministry in the United States and abroad, he plants the Word deep into the hearts of believers through Godly insight and practical illustration.  He is the Founder and President of the Gospel Lighthouse School of Ministry, a comprehensive systematic course of study that sharpens the ministerial and service skills in leaders in the Body of Christ.

He is a graduate of Ohio Christian University, Circleville, Ohio where he earned his Bachelors Degree.  He is also a graduate of Trinity Lutheran Theological Seminary, Columbus, Ohio where he earned his Master of Divinity and Doctorate of Ministry Degrees.  

He and his wife Melvina are the proud parents of son, Delendo; daughter, Regina, four grandsons and two great-grandchildren.  Gospel Lighthouse Church is currently celebrating thirty-two years of ministry and is a long-standing member of Fellowship of International Christian Word of Faith Ministries (FICWFM) of which Dr. Frederick K.C. Price is the founder.