Dr. Gene A. Moore Sr. was born in Marshall, Texas and grew up in Ft. Worth. He moved to Houston to attend Texas Southern University and joined Holman Street Baptist Church in the Third Ward. As a young adult, he became a strong Bible teacher and an ordained deacon. Answering the call to public ministry, he preached his first sermon on May 22, 1966.
Dr. Moore began pastoring when he founded St. Agnes Baptist Church in Houston, TX in 1967 with five (5) other people. The church grew dynamically, both spiritually and numerically, reaching a membership of over 10,000 people. By 1995, Charisma magazine had identified it as one of the fastest growing churches in America.
In 1999, Dr. Moore founded Pearland Christian Community Church in Pearland, Texas. It became an alternative worship opportunity for people who embrace an early morning, traditional service. Its location also serves as the executive office and worship facility for the St. Agnes March of Faith Ministries.
For over 50 years, Dr. Moore has been preaching and teaching that victorious living is accomplished by having unwavering faith in God. Dr. Moore has been a featured speaker for many churches and conferences who focus on empowering church leadership. He possesses a unique gift for ascertaining and authenticating five-fold ministry anointings.
Because of his passion to see Christ formed within the "total man," Dr. Moore is continuously determined to lead his ministry with the three-fold vision of faith teaching, personal empowerment and evangelism.