Joanne Patek was born again at the age of 13 and Spirit-filled in 1986. At the very onset given a passion to teach and let others know about “THIS SO GREAT SALVATION.” Hope and miracles are synonymous with her teaching, along with her prophetic gift singing the spontaneous song of the Lord.
Joanne explains the Word with what she calls “LIVING PARABLES.”
She shares that a parable is an earthly illustration to reveal a heavenly truth. Using word-pictures help you to see into the vastness of the love and grace of God, and the finished work of Jesus Christ. In the beginning of her walk she states, “I thought His love demanded that I change.” Now after much study and a second look at the Cross-expound the truth to reveal, “His love and sacrifice changed us and placed us in a fixed position of rest.” That rest is found now in a NEW CREATION RACE in CHRIST JESUS. She has written her first book titled EYEWITNESS TO HIS MAJESTY.
Joanne is an ordained minister, teacher, author, encourager and a frequent inspirational and conference speaker. She is ministering in churches, Bible schools, and retreats for women, couples and crossing denominational barriers. Joanne and her husband Pat were Singles Pastors for 15 years and pioneering Jubilee Worship Center when Pat died suddenly. They ministered 21 years together and were happily married 29 years before his death on November 2, 2000.
She has 2 daughters that help with all aspects of her ministry.