Jerry Savelle

erry Savelle (born December 24, 1946 in Vicksburg, MS) is president of Jerry Savelle Ministries International (JSMI). Since 1969, Savelle has been motivating people to not give up. He has written over 70 books and has taught in more than 3000 churches and 26 nations. JSMI has offices in Tanzania, United Kingdom, Australia, Canada, and United States headquarters in Crowley, Texas.

Jerry Savelle Ministries International

Savelle first established his ministry in 1974 as a traveling ministry. His ministry has grown since then and now has offices in the United States, Australia, the United Kingdom, Tanzania, and Canada. He has a weekly broadcast at  and on Daystar Television Network
Savelle is the Founding Pastor of Heritage of Faith Christian Center in Crowley, Texas. In January 2006, Savelle appointed Justin Bridges as Senior Pastor.

Early life and education
Before entering the ministry, Savelle worked as an autobody repairman. He grew up on the racetracks and knew he wanted to own an automotive business just like his dad from the age of nine. At the age of eleven, while watching Oral Roberts on television, Savelle felt called to go into ministry.
went to college in 1964 and was married to Carolyn Creech in 1965. He opened Jerry's Paint and Body Shop in 1968, however in 1969 he again felt the call to go into ministry. In February 1969, Jerry gave his life to Christ. Early in his ministry he traveled and studied under Kenneth Copeland, another "Word of Faith" minister.