Fayette Scales is a native of Columbus, Ohio where he grew up in the home
of Christian parents. He received the Lord Jesus Christ as
Savior at the age of twenty-one and was licensed to preach
the Gospel in 1973. His greatest desire and focus is to see
God’s people grow into their full potential and mature
in their character.
In 1982 he was commissioned Pastor of Rhema Christian
Center having begun that work with seven members.
The church has grown profoundly and is making an impact in
northeast Columbus, Ohio. The church has assisted in establishing
six (6) local congregations and developed Dayspring
Christian Community Development Corporation providing affordable housing and economic opportunity for
La Fayette has ministered to men across the United States
and throughout the world. He is also a charter member of the Fellowship of Inner City Word of Faith Ministries
Through the Network of Local Churches, La Fayette is recognized
and set in the Church as an Apostle and functions in that
capacity to many leaders, churches, and ministries locally,
nationally, and internationally. La Fayette has ministered
throughout the United States, Canada, Israel, Zimbabwe, Russia,
South Africa, Australia, Latvia, Estonia, Sweden, Tanzania,
Uganda, Kenya, Fiji, Peru, Ecuador, and Singapore and throughout
the Philippines, Indonesia, and Malaysia and the Dominican
He has authored two books: “What is the
Church Coming To” and “It’s The
Walk Not The Talk”. As well as numerous manuals, articles and papers to trengthen the church and train leaders.
In May, 2003 Pastor Scales received an Honorary Doctorate
of Divinity from Beulah Heights Bible College in Atlanta,
Overcomer’s Television and Radio is regional and national weekly broadcasts
where he proclaims life solutions to seekers of truth. He is always ready to impart
to leaders and congregations the wisdom, insight, and revelation
which God has given to him.
La Fayette resides in Columbus, Ohio with his wife, Theresa
and their children, Jonathan & Nataria Scales, their two children Marques and Mia, Marshall & Yolonda Ziglar, and Christopher.