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Jay served as a clergy for 33 years and became one of the top preachers in America serving churches from 300 to 5000 members across his career. For 9 years he served the 5000 member First United Methodist Church in Lubbock, Texas known as “The Cathedral of the West.” He preached a weekly televised service reaching 500,000 viewers. His messages were broadcast on radio covering West Texas and parts of New Mexico. Through visionary leadership and expert people skills, First Lubbock became one of the leading top 100 United Methodist churches in America.
After 9 years in West Texas Jay left First UMC to return to Houston and devote full time to speaking, entertaining, writing and music. Through a combination of pastoral skills, leadership savvy, excellent speaking ability and an understanding of human nature, Jay motivates, inspires and challenges people to be all they can be for themselves, their family and friends, and their company and organizations.
Jay was born in Marshall, Texas 1953. He completed a BBA, University of North Texas State, Masters of Divinity, SMU and Doctor of Ministry, Drew University. He and his wife Sharon reside in the Houston area.