Pastor Teresa, is a native of Jacksonville, FL. She is married to her best friend Pastor Larry L. Burton, Jr. and the mother of four beautiful daughters: Tiffany (Travell), Takesha, Larea and Jalah and grandmother of one Tamia Elaine (Her Bowl of Sunshine). She enjoys being a wife, mother, grandmother, mentor and pioneer, with her husband, as they raise the bar of purpose for marriages, families, ministries and businesses.
Pastor Teresa is the Co-Founder of Beyond Creation with her husband, Founder of the God's Girlz Mentoring Program and the Proverbs 31 Sisters Empowerment Ministry, iNSPIRING MAGAZINE, Renewing My Life 3N1, Safe Walls and Your Nonprofit Agent, LLC.
Pastor Teresa and her husband Pastor Larry Burton, Jr., pastors The Father’s House Kingdom Ministries in Jacksonville, Fl. They believe in impacting the world with Kingdom Thinking and Living by exhibiting God’s love and infuse life into people and families through engaging, powerful worship services that offer biblical truth.
Pastor Teresa was introduced to outreach by participating in community development over 18 years ago. Embodied with great passion and love for all people, she yearned to learn more in order to do more. With 18 years of Community Development experience, Pastor Teresa continues to facilitate change to improve the performance of community/family-based organizations. She conducts leadership and team-building workshops utilizing various methods which make her sessions interactive and results-driven.
Pastor Teresa is a certified facilitator and trainer for the Family Support Team Meeting, Sexual Child Abuse Prevention and Domestic Violence Prevention Program. She is also a certified facilitator for the Jacksonville Strengthen Family Network. She is a graduate of the Jacksonville Blueprint for Leadership and a graduate of the Jacksonville LISC AmeriCorps.
She is a preacher, who demonstrates a profound love for God and compassion for people. When asked what she loved most about ministry Pastor Teresa said, “Reaching souls.” She’s often quoted as saying, “Who I am is what I do, which is reaching souls for His Kingdom.
Pastor Burton is the upcoming author of “I Finally Have My Clothes On.” The favor of God upon this energetic woman has drawn and still draws people of different backgrounds to Christ. Her personal and victorious testimonies are proof that the great power of God is still at work today.
Pastor Teresa has survived the death of her mother at the age of four years old, abandonment, foster care, molestation, rape, depression, sexual addiction, crime, drugs, mental illness, emotional and physical abuse. A brush with death and a face-to-face encounter with Jesus,reshaped her love for knowledge, thereby creating a pursuit of the truth about who God is and what He desires for our lives.
Pastor Teresa is on the leading edge for taking women to a new dimension of purpose. Her experiences and insight allows her to speak directly to the voids that women face in the 21st Century.
Her transparency is a catalyst to encourage others to remove their insecurities, brokenness, and limitations, and discover their God given purpose. Her life exemplifies how God can take a mess and transform it into a message for the Kingdom of God.
Pastor Teresa believes she has a divine call to help others to get over and release their past and grab hold to their futures. She delivers a message guaranteed to encourage you, challenge you, and speak to your heart!
Teresa Burton’s Passion
- Building a strong relationship with her Heavenly Father…
- Enjoy personal time with her husband Larry Burton
- Spending quality time with her family as much as possible…
- Empowering Women to reach beyond their struggles and walk in victory…