Celebrating 60 yeas of ministry, 37 years of Pastors-Leaders Schools, 34 years as Senior Pastor of Phoenix First Assembly and 19 years as Founder and Co-Pastor of LA Dream Center, Tommy Barnett is the Senior Pastor of one of the fastest growing churches in America, Phoenix First Assembly of God, in Phoenix, Arizona. The church is known as Church with a Heart, because of its 260+ outreach ministries.
With an average weekly attendance of over 17,000, Phoenix First is a soulwinning church, committed to reaching the city, country, and world for God. The Church moved into a multi-million-dollar complex in 1985, occupying 75 acres on Shadow Mountain.
Some have said that perhaps Tommy Barnett’s greatest accomplishments are his children! In addition to his older son Luke as Lead Pastor at Phoenix First Assembly, his younger son, Matthew Barnett pastors the LA Dream Center with. Daughter Kristie Barnett-Sexton founded the cutting edge Phoenix Girls Ladies Ministry. All three have the best of their dad’s qualities of leadership, vision, creativity, trendsetting, influence, relevancy, spirit, and a passion for reaching souls and loving people. Additionally they have their mother’s charm, warmth, and heart to both be a support and partner in ministry with their dad and compassion for the hurting individual.