By Pastor Gregory Tatum
Pastor Tatum is a Baptist Minister who has been preaching the Gospel for over thirty years. In his early years, Pastor Tatum hosted and produced his own local Christian cable television program called Christian Experience Ministries. This television outreach ministry stayed on the air in Southern California for more than twenty years and reached more than 250,000 local homes each week.
In early 2004, Pastor Tatum relocated to Northern California settling in the city of Sacramento, the state’s capital. While in Sacramento, Pastor Tatum worked as a Youth Minister with a new ministry called Faith Fellowship. During his tenure with Faith Fellowship, Pastor Tatum was able to train a group of youth in how to use video and studio equipment to make their own local television program in Sacramento and use their videography skills to reach their peers. Thousands of youth were reached each week with this local television program.
In early 2007, Pastor Tatum relocated back to Southern California. While there, God was preparing Pastor Tatum and his wife to become Pastors.
In 2009, Pastor Tatum was invited by the Southern Baptist’s to start a new church in Bakersfield, California. For over nine years Pastor Tatum, his wife Annette, their daughter and son-in-law have been building a church in one of the most challenging areas of Bakersfield.
In September 2013, God commissioned Pastor Tatum to have a National Gang Summit on the Southside of Chicago, Illinois. This event brought national coverage to Chicago. Media from different parts of the world came out to cover the summit. The next summit was scheduled for Los Angeles, California from September 26-27, 2014.
Also in 2013, Pastor Tatum traveled to India and listened intently as God revealed to him during that trip, how to help many At-Risk-youth in the nation.
In 2016, Pastor Tatum ran for Mayor in the city of Bakersfield, California where he placed 6th out of 25 total candidates. This was the first time Pastor Tatum had ever run for any public office. Pastor Tatum confidently ran with a was chest under $1,500.00.
In May 2017, Dr. Tatum along with his team, Unity Matters Movement, organized and conducted a Unity Matters Conference in San Diego, California on the 20th of May. Currently, the team is planning the same conference to take place in the fall of 2018 in the city of Chicago at Wrigley Field Stadium to bring a divided nation together with God’s power and love.
In 2018, Pastor Tatum will be running for California State Senate in the 16th district. There are currently twenty senate seats available in the state of California Senate race. One of those seats has Dr. Tatum’s name on it.
Thank you in abundance for your continued prayers and support.