Dr. John Pelizzari has been serving God since 1982. He is the founder and Senior Pastor of Agape Christian Center in Belton, Texas. He has a Bachelor’s degree from Calvary Theological Seminary and a Doctorate from Southwestern Christian University. In addition, he is a Certified Faith Based Counselor from the Faith Based Counselor Training Institute and a Certified Faith Clinical Therapist from the International Institute of Faith Based Counseling.

He is a Certified Pastoral Member, Teacher and International representative of the Sarasota Academy of Christian Counseling on Creation Therapy. His memberships include the Full Gospel Fellowship of Churches and Ministries International, the American Association of Christian Counselors and the International Charismatic Bible Ministries.

His apostolic calling has founded Called and Chosen International, a fellowship of churches and ministries working together for the cause of Christ that spans the globe.

He is a pastor’s pastor and a minister’s minister. His endeavors include a vast library of sermons and teaching materials made available to all who seek to know the Lord more intimately, and the launching of an internet television studio: Studio K.

He is a favorite speaker at camps, retreats, and conferences with his messages being bold, confrontational and humorous as the Holy Spirit confirms the Word with signs and wonders following.He is a mentor, training a generation of disciples and ministers, launching them forth into their destinies and helping pastors, churches and ministers become all that God has called them to be.