Evangelist and Pastor Eric A. Folds was born and raised in West Virginia. He is a former member of the Army's 5th Special Forces Group (Airborne), and a Persian Gulf War Veteran. He was also a former United States Army Recruiter and paratrooper. He was baptized with the Holy Spirit at a revival held at New Birth Pentecostal Holiness church in Fayetteville, North Carolina while stationed at Fort Bragg on March 23, 1988 at 7.35 p.m. The revivalist at that time was District Elder Clifton Jones of the Pentecostal Assemblies of the World. Eric Folds accepted his call to ministry on January 1, 1989 and was licensed and ordained by the Pentecostal Assemblies of the World, Inc at the organization's national convention in Chicago, Illinois in 1991 after completing the organization's ministerial introduction course and ordination preparation courses from Aenon Bible College. Pastor Folds is the founder and the Pastor of The Christian Church of God, Inc. of Milwaukee, Wisconsin a tax-exempt 501c(3) organization. If you live in or around Milwaukee Wisconsin you are welcome to visit at 10.a.m. on Sunday at 3801 W. Center Street. He is a witness to others about the Good News of the Kingdom wherever he travels. He has also been a treatment foster care parent in Milwaukee Wisconsin and the President and CEO of a foster care agency known as "Brighter Destinies" in Milwaukee Wisconsin. Evangelist Eric Folds has currently devoted his time to the ministry and has been highly involved with helping others and spreading the gospel message. He has been writing for many years. He is an Evangelist first and foremost and spreads the gospel news wherever he travels. He is married to Kimberly Folds, a court reporter in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and has two sons Gabriel Folds and Joshua Folds.