John Ortiz is a revivalist, anointed preacher, motivator, and entrepreneur, who has traveled throughout the United States bringing a fresh word and impartation of God's Spirit through conferences, revival services and prophetic gatherings.
Set apart to pursue his call from a young age, John is diligently focused on seeing the Body of Christ come into a deeper intimacy with Jesus and live daily in the supernatural realm of God. John's passion is to see the presence and power of the Holy Spirit transform and change peoples' lives. He also places great emphasis on the practical preaching and teaching of God's Word, bringing a great balance between authentic, supernatural encounter and solid Biblical truth.
John's vision is to also help the poor and needy worldwide through humanitarian aid projects, orphanages, and networking with ministries through John Ortiz Ministries.
John is the Founder and Senior Pastor at The Gathering Place in Port Neches, Texas. The Gathering Place is a New Testament, spirit-filled, life giving, non-denominational body of believers. TGP exist to see awakening and transformation come to our city, region, state, nation and the world. We celebrate God's presence through worship, communicate God's Word through evangelism, educate God's people through discipleship and demonstrate God's love through ministry.
John was ordained under the ministry of Joan Hunter in March of 2013.
Jeff is the co-founder and Executive Pastor at The Gathering Place.
- Jeff can trace his family roots in Southeast Texas back to generations of hard working Texans. In 2009, he was elected to the Nederland City Council where he fought for public safety, open government and fiscal responsibility. As a local business owner of Ortiz Formal wear, he understands the needs of local businesses and our local economy.
- For many years, Jeff has volunteered countless hours to many local churches in teaching the value of volunteerism, hospitality and first impressions.