He is Ignited and Infused by the Power of the Holy Spirit! Dr. Fitzgerald A. Reed, Sr. preaches the pure and authentic Word of God, and unapologetic about his relationship with God. He tells everyone that he loves God with all his heart and understanding and is committed to completing the assignment given to him by Christ! He is passionate to serve Salem Christian Church and faithfully go outside of Salem Christian Church to reach the world for Christ. His purpose in life is to teach God’s word, lead God’s people, and point people to Jesus Christ for salvation.
He was the first born of three siblings, two brothers, and one sister. Since the tender age of eight unknown to him; God innately gave him the spirit of care and leadership to help his mother care for his siblings. He came through the ancestry of his grandparents who fervently served the Lord, by using prayer as a weapon to disarm the power of darkness. His grandparents served God faithfully until their transition to heaven: the grandfather served as a Pastor and grandmother as a Mother of the church. Fitzgerald is now carrying on that mantle as a Preacher, Teacher, and Pastor of God’s illuminating word. He dearly loves his family; he is a devoted Father to his children, and a caring Grandfather of thriving, energetic boys and a precious granddaughter.
Fitzgerald is a born-again believer; who accepted Jesus as Savior and Lord in the year 1996 and received his divine call to preach in God’s great army in 1997. He is a leader that believes in pushing you beyond your limits, leading you to grow, expand, and increase in every area of life. Like King David, Fitzgerald is a man after God’s own heart. He believes in taking care of the spirit, soul, and body, so daily at the crack of dawn, he rises early in the morning to read and meditate on God’s word. Fitzgerald workout four to five days a week to stay physically fit. In 2005, he earned a Bachelor of Art in Religion, from Luther Rice Seminary and ordained as a Minister during the same year. Also, in 2005, he became the Founder, Chief Executive Officer and Lead Pastor of Salem Christian Church. Furthermore, in 2008 he earned a Master of Art in Leadership, from Luther Rice University. He earned a Doctor of Strategic Leadership from Regent University School of Business and Leadership in May of 2019.
In his ministry at Salem Christian Church, he is led by the Holy Spirit as Lead Pastor and leader of the Men of Valor and Intercessory Prayer team. He is a Mentor for pastors, young men, teenagers and served in prison ministry. He is known as a pastor, teacher, and coach. Pastor Reed is the Owner/Insurance Broker of Reed Insurance Group and a Licensed Real Estate Broker.