Pastor Earl Gardner
Earl V. Gardner is the founder and pastor of Hope World Outreach Ministry. With more than 30 years in ministry, he is not only a pastor, but a teacher, motivator and a visionary. Pastor Gardner has a passion to reach people of all walks of life with the gospel, by spreading the message of HOPE through Jesus Christ in our community, nation, and the world.
A native of Birmingham, AL, Pastor Gardner is a product of the Birmingham school system and a graduate of Producing Faith School of Ministry. In 1979, he was called into the ministry and ordained as pastor in 1981.
For over 17 years, he was Senior Pastor of Because He Lives Tabernacle. He later served at The Guiding Light Church for 7 years as Pastoral Care assistant, Biblical Counselor, New Member’s Coordinator, Men’s Ministry Coordinator, and a mission’s team member.
As part of the evangelistic outreach team, Pastor Gardner traveled and labored in the mission fields of Peru, Bolivia, Suriname and Guyana, ministering in crusades with Evangelist Tommy Combs where over 11,000 souls gave their lives to Christ during a 4 year period.
In 2008, God birthed a new ministry called Hope World Outreach Ministry. It is a ministry established on the integrity of God’s Word and prayer, where the emphasis is on “Giving Hope, Building Families and Changing Lives”.
Pastor Gardner has been married for more than 40 years to his lovely wife Sidney. They have two lovely daughters and 6 grandchildren.