Overseer and Lady Dee are true soldiers in God’s army!!   They met on the front lines and committed their union to one another on September 26, 1992 as they continue to serve God and his people.  In 1995 God birthed “Faith Preaching Overcoming Ministries” through Overseer Oats and his wife and through this ministry they have spread the message of the cross to the masses in and out of the state of Florida through revivals, preaching, teaching, singing, seminars and conferences. 


On July 17th, 2011, while working in the vineyard, a divine revelation was given from the Lord to Overseer Oats that birthed “Faith Temple Worldwide Ministries, Inc. of Dunnellon Fl where Overseer Oats is the Senior Pastor and his wife Debora “Lady Dee” Oats is his Co Pastor and “Reaching the lost worldwide at any cost” is the primary vision of this ministry.  This ministry was installed on January 22nd 2012 under the direction of Bishop Samuel L. Butts, Sr., Presiding Prelate of the COGIC of East Central Florida, Inc. and also entered into the fellowship with the same.   Overseer Oats was appointed Adjutant General to the Bishop in this fellowship, he and Co Pastor Oats also attend the Joint College of Bishops in Cleveland Ohio.  Overseer Oats received his appointment to “Overseer” on July 11th, 2014 under the fellowship of the COGIC of East Central Florida, Inc., by Bishop Samuel L. Butts, Sr., Presiding Prelate. Overseer  & Co Pastor Oats are anointed and gifted servants of God who “love their job and are visionaries who have a passion for ministry, caring for the souls of God’s people and impacting the local and surrounding communities for the kingdom of God !!!