John Gray

Christian Comedian, Pastor & Author; Star of "The Book of John Gray"

John Gray Biography

John Gray is a pastor, christian comedian and author. He and his wife, Aventer, are the co-senior pastors at Relentless Church in Greenville, South Carolina. He and his family are the subjects of the OWN reality show The Book of John Gray.

Gray was raised in Cincinnati, Ohio. When he graduated from Withrow High School, he accepted an academic scholarship to the College of Wooster in Wooster, Ohio, where he pursued music and acting. He subsequently enrolled in the University of Cincinnati and became a part of the traveling gospel choir that represented the school around the country. It was during this season where Gray was planted in his hometown that he acknowledged and accepted the call to ministry. It happened on his 21st birthday. His calling to ministry was realized and he preached his first sermon that September in 1994. His life would never be the same.

Through his marriage and the many years of ministry that he has been blessed with it, has become ever clearer to him that God has appointed him a bridge builder. Using his charismatic persona, he uses comedy as a gateway to bring people together. Gray continues to defy description and labels by seamlessly integrating worship, laughter, preaching, exhortation, and encouragement into one experience. He has traveled and performed in multiple plays, one of which he has written. Gray won an international short film competition for his beautiful work called Before I Wake.

He has been on several television shows, as well as a co-host on Fox network’s talk show, "The Preachers," which aired in the of summer 2016. He and his family are currently in the third season of their show, "The Book of John Gray," which airs on the Oprah Winfrey Network (OWN). The docudrama follows the life of Gray and his wife, and their unique way of helping people. He was an Ebony Power 100 honoree based on the show’s performance and reviews. Gray was also inducted into the inaugural class of Oprah’s Winfrey’s Super Soul 100.

As an in-demand speaker, Gray has traveled the world sharing faith and the gospel in his own unique and uncompromising way. Over the past five years, Gray has been one of the Associate Teaching Pastors at Lakewood Church in Houston, Texas, under the leadership of Pastor Joel Osteen. Having served multiple churches in the capacities of youth, young adults, and single’s pastor, Gray was well prepared for this assignment. After serving at Lakewood Church, Gray accepted the opportunity to lead his own congregation as the Senior Pastor of Relentless Church in Greenville, South Carolina.

Gray is quick to acknowledge that although he is grateful for the places he has been fortunate to go, as well as the ministries and organizations that have opened their doors to him, nothing compares to the joy of his life, Aventer, and their two children, John W. Gray IV and Theory Aspyn-Sky Gray.

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John Gray Videos

Let It Burn | Pastor John Gray
The Aftermath | Pastor John Gray
John Gray - It's About To Break (2019)

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John Gray is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book John Gray for your event is $20,000 - $30,000. John Gray generally travels from Greenville, SC, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Viola Davis, Amy Poehler, Amy Schumer, Rashida Jones and Julia Louis-Dreyfus. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling John Gray for an upcoming event.

John Gray Videos

Let It Burn | Pastor John Gray
The Aftermath | Pastor John Gray
John Gray - It's About To Break (2019)
Pastor John Gray: Tell The Devil No
Jam 2010 Backstage Interview - John Gray

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