Pastor Anthony Butler was chosen and anointed for the gospel in 1996 when he was licensed and ordained as a minister at House of Deliverance, while serving in the US Army in Germany. He has preached the gospel throughout Turkey, Kuwait, and Bosnia. Pastor Butler was honorably discharged in 2000 after ten years of duty, including the rank of Sergeant. Elder Butler later joined Tabernacle of Joy MDC and was licensed and elevated from minister to elder in 2008. In his fifteen years of ministry, he has served as a Sunday school teacher, head of the drama department, leader of the TOJMDC boys to men ministry, men's ministry, and has sung in the choir.

Pastor Anthony Butler studied seminary at Beulah Heights College and later transferred to North Carolina College of Theology, where he received a Bachelor degree in Biblical Studies in 2009. From NCCT, he received an excellence award for maintaining a 3.5 GPA. He plans to continue his education in pursuit of his Master's degree. Pastor Butler has been married to Co-Pastor Sarah Butler since 2003. They are the proud parents of three children, Antonio (Brittney), Adonijah and Ronia. Elder Butler's favorite scripture is Romans 8:28; "And we know that all things work together for good to them that love God, to them who are the called according to his purpose." He loves this scripture because it lets him know that no matter what he is going through, it will work out for his good.

Co-Pastor Sarah Butler graduated from Liberty University in 2002 with an Associate degree in Arts and General studies. She also received a cosmetology diploma from Griffin Technical College in 2003. She is in pursuit of a Bachelor degree in religious studies. Co-Pastor Butler began serving in ministry at Lord and Christ Church at the age of 10. Upon moving to Georgia in 1997, she began serving at Tabernacle of Joy MDC. She has served as a Sunday school teacher, on the drama department, directed the choir, and sang as a praise and worship leader. Sarah Butler was licensed as an evangelist in 2011 under the leadership of Dr. H.L. Morgan ordained in September of 2012. She lives by Proverbs 5:3-5; "Trust in the LORD with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own understanding. In all thy ways acknowledge him, and he shall direct thy paths." Even when the path seems hard, she always remembers Psalms 30:5, "…weeping may endure for a night, but joy cometh in the morning."