Pastor Teresa, is a native of Jacksonville, FL. She is married to her best friend Overseer Larry L. Burton, Jr., and the mother of four beautiful daughters: Tiffany (Travell), Takesha, Larea, and Jalah, and grandmother of two, Tamia Elaine and Traden Lamont. She enjoys being a wife, mother, grandmother, mentor and pioneer, with her husband, as they raise the bar of purpose for marriages, families, ministries, and businesses.
Devoted to the vision of the ministry, Pastor Teresa serves alongside her husband at The Father’s House Kingdom Ministries in Jacksonville, Fl. They believe in impacting the souls with Kingdom Thinking and Living by exhibiting God’s love and infuse life into people and families through engaging, teaching, and empowerment that offer biblical truth.
Pastor Teresa’s lifestyle and teachings both inspire and challenge women to develop strong relationships with God and with their families. And as a tag-team Overseer Larry and Pastor Teresa believe that no matter where you are in life’s spectrum when a soul comes to The Father’s House, they will be Reached, Build and Empowered.
With over 22 years of Community Development experience, Pastor Teresa has and continues to facilitate change to improve the performance of community/family-based organizations. She conducts leadership and team-building workshops, utilizing various methods which make her sessions interactive and result-driven.
As the CEO and Founder of several businesses and being a Business Consultant, Pastor Teresa shares valuable insight and knowledge to new startup businesses. She is a trailblazer in women’s ministry and in business. She partners with women in pursuing their God-Given assignments. Working with her offers a unique opportunity that incorporates biblical principles in the mentoring process.
Using an outline action plan that assists women to reach their goals, whether that involves discovering their God-given purpose, balancing life, moving to the next level in their organization, starting an awareness program, or opening their own business.
Pastor Teresa has survived the death of her mother at the age of four years old, foster care, molestation, rape, sexual addiction, crime, drugs, mental illness, emotional and physical abuse. A brush with death and a face-to-face encounter with Jesus, reshaped her love for knowledge, thereby creating a pursuit of the truth about who God is and what He desires for our lives. Her personal and victorious testimonies are proof that the great power of God is still at work today.
Her transparency is a catalyst to encourage others to remove their insecurities, brokenness, and limitations, and to discover their God-given purpose. Her life exemplifies how God can take a mess and transform it into a message for the Kingdom of God.
Pastor Teresa believes she has a divine call to help others, get over and release their past and grab hold of their futures. She delivers a message guaranteed to encourage you, challenge you, and speak to your heart!
To learn more about Pastor Teresa and projects, please visit www.pastorteresab.com