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Pastors Jim and Samantha Herring
Jim and Samantha Herring are the founders and Senior Pastors of Abundant Life Family Church located in Fort Worth, Texas. They are originally from eastern North Carolina where they met and married. Shortly after marriage, they felt the call of God to leave their hometown to attend Rhema Bible Training Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma for in-depth ministerial training.
Pastor Jim graduated from Rhema in 1993, specializing in pastoral ministry as well as a Bachelors of Science in Church Ministry from Southwestern Assemblies of God University. He also travels nationally and internationally teaching in churches and bible schools.
After graduation, they accepted a ministry position with a local church and started serving. They served in many areas over the next few years, gaining valuable information and training that would prepare them for God’s next assignment.
In 2001, God led them to start a church in the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex. With a strong desire to see people saved, restored, discipled, and trained, they founded Abundant Life Family Church. Since its inception, Abundant Life has continued to grow and work to create ministries to help people with everyday life. They are both gifted Bible teachers who share God’s Word in a passionate, humorous, and practical way. Their ultimate goal is to see people changed, walking in God’s perfect will, and fulfilling their unique purpose.                  
In addition to taking care of God’s family, Jim and Samantha also find great joy in spending time with and raising their two children.