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John Hobbs is President and Evangelist for Maranatha Ministries Unlimited, in Sneadsferry, NC, where he and his wife, Betty Jo, make their home.

He graduated with an AB Degree in Psychology from the University of North Carolina and a Masters of Divinity from Wesley Theological Seminary in Washington, D.C.

As an ordained United Methodist minister, he served as a pastor for 16 years and then was appointed as an Evangelist with the United Methodist Church in 1978. He is president and Evangelist for Maranatha Ministries and has served in that capacity since 1978. In 1988, he was instrumental in establishing an independent church, Living Water Fellowship in Jacksonville, NC, where he served as Senior Pastor.  From July 1990 through July 1993, John served as the founding director of the Christian Believers United Ministerial Fellowship, which grew to 110 affiliates throughout the world. He also presently serves as Pastor of Liberty Christian Fellowship in Kill Devil Hills, NC. He and his wife have three adult children - their two sons are both ministers.

He is called to preach and teach the nature and power of the Holy Spirit with an emphasis on the wholeness of man.  He is committed to a renewal ministry of the local church believing that the Father would have all members of the Body of Christ functioning and fulfilling God’s calling and ultimate purpose for their lives.

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