James Edward Pugh Jr (Pat) was born to James Edward and Barbara Pugh Sr. February 5, 1973 in Cincinnati, Ohio. He has been married to his college sweetheart Carla C Pugh for more than 18 years. They have three children Jalin Elisha, Dominic Isaiah, and James Edward III. They currently reside in Cincinnati, OH serving as ministers with Cincinnati Urban Ministry Outreach. James received his Bachelor's degree in Psychology from Ohio Valley University in Parkersburg, WV in 1996 and received his Master's of Arts from Harding Theological Seminary in Memphis, TN in 2001. The summer of 2001 The Pugh's moved back to Cincinnati to begin work planting a church in the inner city. James travels frequently, speaking at youth events, gospel meetings, and seminars all over the country. Some of James interests include enjoying time with his family, watching his three sons compete in sports, preaching and teaching concerning the kingdom of God, and quiet meditation. James vision is to proclaim the message of the kingdom through preaching, teaching, and writing. This is the first of many more literary works to come to help proclaim the message of the kingdom that the world needs.