In 1972, Dr. Goudeaux underwent a radical transformation when he accepted the Lord Jesus Christ into his life. Once a militant member of the Black Panther Party, Dr. Goudeaux now devoted is energy and talent to the ministry of reconciliation and focused on bringing people of all ethnicities and cultures together. In 1976, Dr. Goudeaux felt God’s call on his life and accepted his spiritual gift and responsibility to the body of Christ. The discipline, stamina and tenacity he developed as an amateur fighter created character and the emotional fortitude necessary for the awesome call placed on his life. Four years later in 1980, Dr. Goudeaux founded Calvary Christian Center.
In 1981, Dr. Goudeaux was awarded a Bachelor of Arts degree in Theology from Pacific Coast Bible College; additionally, in 1987, he received an honorary Doctorate of Humanities from Northwestern London University.
Dr. Goudeaux is recognized in Business and Christian arenas and has received numerous awards for his contributions in developing leaders locally, nationally and internationally. He currently serves as a Trustee for International Convention of Faith Ministries (ICFM), was named “Christian Builder o f the Year” by Good Shepard International Fellowship, was awarded a honorary Doctorate of Human Letters from Friendship International Christian University and received an award for excellence in spiritual guidance and outstanding leadership from Showers of Blessing Christian Center in North Carolina just to name a few.
Dr. Goudeaux is the founder of Fellowship Covenant Ministries International (FCMI). Established in 2004, FCMI is an international collaborative of pastors, teachers and businessmen (and women), where he is driven to help build and improve the leadership and business management skills of leaders in the body of Christ. This organization was birthed out of Dr. Goudeaux’s burden to see professional development in ministry. Through this collaborative Christian and Business leaders are trained to reach their peak potential in church administration, business management, and community building.
As an advocate for the preservation of Christian family values, Dr. Goudeaux was appointed by President George W. Bush, Sr. to serve as an Advisory Board Member on the Committee for the Restoration of the Black Family. Additionally, the Mayor and the City Council of Sacramento, California drafted a resolution for the Betterment of Humanity honoring Dr. Goudeaux’s contributions in building healthy communities in Sacramento. Dr. Goudeaux received a Certificate of Recognition for Faithful Ministry by the California State Senate in 1995.
Along with these many accomplishments, Dr. Goudeaux is a committed husband to his wife of 32 years, Brenda K. Goudeaux, and devote father to their three children: Kimetra, Phillip II and Nehemiah.