President - Galen Pearcy

Pearcy began serving as President in April 2013. He then was elected in 2015, 2019, and 2023 to four-year terms, each by unanimous vote of the membership. Previously, he had served as Ozark District Director, World Harvest chair, World Missions Director and nine years as the First Vice President. 


Saved at a family altar in Western Oklahoma, surrendered to preach, and filled with the baptism in the Holy Spirit with the evidence of speaking in tongues before his 16th birthday. His strong Pentecostal heritage began with his maternal great-grandparents who were lay-leaders in the founding of his home church. His paternal grandparents were ministers serving for over 50 years in ministry. His parents have served in various leadership roles all of their adult lives in the same local congregation. 


Pearcy prepared for ministry by earning degrees in Bible (Southwestern Assemblies of God University – Waxahachie, TX), Teacher Education (Southwestern Oklahoma State University – Weatherford, OK), and a Masters in Biblical Literature (Assemblies of God Theological Seminary – Springfield, MO). In 2015, Pearcy earned his (Th.D.) Doctorate of Theology in Pneumatology from Great Commission Bible College and Seminary. He has served churches in Missouri, Oklahoma, & Texas. Since 1991, he has served as senior pastor of Radiant Life Church in Bentonville, Arkansas.


He is married to his wife Davene, the eldest daughter of Dr. Lester Lowry, an Assemblies of God evangelist and pastor. She is a gifted worship pastor, musician, licensed minister and also an amazing wife and mother. 


The Pearcys have three adult children all working in Christian ministry: A daughter, Tabitha, an ordained minister with FGEA, is married to Noah Sons with a daughter, Avery. Two sons: Joshua and Seth.


By virtue of his office, the president serves as chair of FGEA Executive Board and the National Leadership Team.


In addition to work on international mission boards and other stateside ministry programs, Pearcy has served since 2002 as a Professor of Bible and Theology at Ecclesia Bible College, Springdale, AR. He previously served as President of Great Commission Bible College for four years and as Chaplain for the Benton County Sheriff’s Office for ten years.


President Pearcy can be contacted at

vice president - lonny satterfield

Lonny Satterfield literally grew up in FGEA, first arriving at the baby nursery at Faith Chapel in Wichita, KS, and continuing through adulthood. He attended FGEA youth camping programs in Wyandotte, OK, and graduated from FGEA’s Midwest Bible Institute in Houston, TX.


In April 2018, he was first elected to the office of Vice President of FGEA Ministry Network. Prior to this election, he served as our National Youth Ministries Director in the 1990s and prior to his as youth camp director for the Midwest Youth Camp. He served as youth/associate pastor at Faith Chapel for over 10 years and traveled in evangelism for nearly four years, singing and preaching across our fellowship after recording his first album, “Intimate.” All before founding Calvary’s Rock a FGEA member church in South Wichita, where he continues to serve as Senior Pastor.


Lonny married Chris Henderson in 1978 in Faith Chapel in Wichita, KS and they have three adult children: Josh who serves as a pastor in Dallas, TX, Tracy who lives in South Carolina and Jordan who is a schoolteacher and serves at his home church in Wichita, KS. Lonny and Chris are the proud grandparents of twelve amazing grandchildren. 


As Vice President Lonny serves as both a member of the Executive Board and on the National Leadership Team.

Secretary/treasurer - Jeff Odom

Jeff Odom was first elected Secretary/Treasurer of FGEA in March of 2017. By virtue of his office, he serves as a member of the Executive Board and on the National Leadership Team.


He is a graduate of the University of Arkansas (GO HOGS) and taught Middle School science in Gravette, AR for 7 ½ years before moving to Japan for one year to teach English. Jeff then served as the Associate Pastor for nearly 20 years at Word of Life Fellowship in Bentonville, AR and as Senior Pastor at Sanctuary of Hope in Fouke, AR for three years.


Jeff became an ordained member of FGEA Ministry Network in 2008 and served for several years as the Ozark District Secretary/Treasurer. 


Jeff is blessed to be married to Melissa for over 36 years, and together, they have three sons who have become great men of God: Taylor, Andrew and Joel. 


Jeff states, “It is such an honor to serve FGEA in the capacity of Secretary/Treasurer alongside two great men of God”.


Jeff can be contacted at