Our pastor, James McPhaill, has led the Pentecostal Lighthouse since 1980. After obtaining a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from California State University, Fresno, he attended Apostolic Bible Institute in Minneapolis, Minnesota where he met his bride-to-be, Carol. After graduation, they married and now have two adult children (one boy and one girl) and three grandchildren (one boy and two girls). During his ministry, Rev. McPhaill has been an evangelist, youth pastor, assistant pastor and pastor. Under their leadership for the past 32 years, the Pentecostal Lighthouse has experienced exceptional growth and made several inroads into the community providing specialized ministry.