Jesse Duplantis is a dynamic evangelist who has traveled throughout the world since 1978 preaching the Gospel of Jesus Christ. Jesse founded Jesse Duplantis Ministries (JDM) with a desire to use every available voice to cover the earth with God’s love. JDM has its International Headquarters in Destrehan, Louisiana as well as additional offices in the United Kingdom and Australia.
Known throughout the world as the “Apostle of Joy,” Jesse Duplantis has been sharing his memorable mix of strong, biblical preaching and hilarious life lessons every week on television for years. His unique way of ministering the Gospel and making Jesus “real” to all generations has made him one of the most loved ministers today. For years Jesse has been told his “uncommon straightforwardness and humor cuts through regular religion!”
In 1997, Jesse and his wife, Reverend Cathy Duplantis, founded Covenant Church, a local outreach of Jesse Duplantis Ministries located at the International Headquarters of JDM in Destrehan, Louisiana, a suburb of the New Orleans area. Jesse is a true evangelist and revivalist who reaches the “unreachable” and rekindles the fire in believers.