Gregory L. Drake I


Pastor Gregory L. Drake I, is a man after God's own heart, ready and willing to serve God's people. His personality demonstrates  strong vivacity as he interacts with people of all nationalities. His greatest passion is reaching lost souls by winning them to Christ. Pastor Drake is currently attending Dallas Baptist University pursuing a Bachelor of Arts in Christian Ministries degree.

Pastor Drake currently serves as a member of the Desoto Chamber of Commerce, he is also a member of the Desoto Police and Clergy organization (DPAC). He also serves as General overseer of Emerging Churches in the Full Gospel Baptist Fellowship.

Not only does Pastor Drake have a passion for the growth and development of the people God has sent to Jubilee Community Church, but he is also concerned with the growth and development of other churches and their leadership. God has given him a vision of creating seminars and training classes to enhance other ministries to help them move to another dimension in serving God’s people in excellence. He has been very successful at leadership development, church planting, and mentoring others. 

Although Pastor Drake has accomplished many goals, his role as husband and father are his greatest strengths. He has been married to Tonyeka L. Craft-Drake for more than 25 years and through this union birthed three beautiful children Jhaida, Jhaila, and Gregory II. His favorite scripture:

And we know all things work together for the good of them that love God, to them that are called according to his purpose.
— Romans 8:28
Therefore said he unto them, The harvest truly is great, but the labourers are few: pray ye therefore the Lord of the harvest, that he would send forth labourers into his harvest.
— Luke 10:2