Gerald Agee graduated from Rhema Bible College in Tulsa, Oklahoma,
where he graduated with honors in May 1993. In July 1993, he married
1st Lady Alesia Agee who also attended Rhema Bible College. While
attending Bible College, Pastor Agee received from God the vision
“And they Shall Repair The Waste Cities” from Isaiah 61:4 along
with the blueprint for Friendship Christian Center. In January
of 1994, Friendship Christian Center began in West Oakland with
approximately 25 members.
Agee has received both his bachelor and Master Degree in Religious
Studies from Friends International Bible School. He is currently
in the process of completing the requirements for a doctorate
to becoming a pastor in 1990, Pastor Agee started Phase III Christian
Services, Inc. Phase III is a drug and alcohol recovery treatment
program for men, which continues to thrive in West Oakland. Phase
III continues to educate residents regarding drug abuse as well
as assist them in becoming productive citizens in the community
through community activism and participation.
Gerald Agee has faithfully and diligently worked in the West Oakland
community to help fight against crime, poverty and homelessness.
He carries a burden for those suffering with drug and alcohol
addiction, and those who have been separated from their families
because of their addiction. He also advocates and supports victims
of domestic violence as well as those who face mental illness.
Agee currently serves as II Vice-Chair of the Pastors’ of Oakland
and on the Board of the East Bay Home-Ownership Alliance, which
is a non-profit organization that strives to help individuals
achieve home ownership. He also serves as advisor to several community
and city organizations. He has received numerous awards and commendations
from various organizations, including the Major of Oakland, Congress,
and the Senate for the work he has done in the community.
June 26, 2008, Pastor Gerald Agee received his Doctorate of Divinity
from Friends International Christian University.
Alliance of Oakland
Ministerial Alumni International
of Inner City Word of Faith Ministries
Housing Counseling Agency
Bay Home-Ownership Alliance
Area Word of Faith Ministries