Pastor Bill Lucas performed his first sermon in front of 143 people at the Galveston Event Center. The sermon covered the book of Job.
After 10 months of hard work, Jesus Survives Ministries launches its first website.
Pastors Bill and Debby Lucas perform their first wedding ceremony. Pastor Bill officiated the ceremony with photograph and coordination help from Pastor Debby. Congratulations, Wayne and Luby Matthews.
On December 18, 2014, eighteen months after the ministries website was first published online, Jesus Survives Ministries received their 3,000,000th unique visitor. God has truly blessed our work.
Ministry utilizes family home of Associate Pastor Brian Corpian as the ministries office and a free hostel for traveling missionaries.
Many of Galveston's residents, dubbed Pastor Bill Lucas as 'The Barefoot Pastor' after witnessing Pastor Bill officiating numerous weddings, barefoot, on the East Beach of Galveston, Texas.
Responding to victims of Hurricane Harvey's pleas for shelter and financial help, our ministry opened the Richmond office doors to 6 families in need of shelter and food. "We were all very crowded but it gave me a great opportunity to spread the good news about Jesus Christ to people who really needed comforting."
On October 14th, 2018, Javier Gonzales, made his decision to accept Jesus Christ as his Lord and Savior. Richard thanked Pastor Bill for the inspiration he received on the ministries Come To Jesus webpage.
Just 5 years after officiating his first wedding ceremony, Pastor Bill Lucas officiated his 200th wedding ceremony on the East Beach of Galveston, Texas.
Sadly, in August of 2020, malicious hackers destroyed the ministries original website, which included over 200 articles and numerous visitor comments. Pastor Lucas worked night and day for over a two weeks to publish a new website. Thanks to the Wayback Machine, the original website has been preserved.