A. James Collins is a spiritual teacher and life coach. A church musician who was called to preach the gospel in 1976. His ministry launched February 20, 1977 at the Mount Rose Baptist Church under Rev. Milford L. Kelly in Fort Worth, Texas. 

While matriculating at Bishop College Dallas, Texas & Johnson C. Smith University Charlotte, N.C., he fell in love and married Shebra Gathers of Charleston, S.C.

Called to pastor his first church, Mount Pleasant Baptist Church in Twin Oaks, PA. in 1980. Served as pastor of the Mount Sinai Baptist Church of Wilmington Delaware., founder and pastor- teacher of the New Covenant Seed Assembly of Wilmington Delaware while attending Eastern Theological Seminary in St. David, PA.
After a brief transition to Philadelphia, PA. to serve as pastor-teacher of New Jerusalem Baptist Church he returned to Fort Worth to pastor the Mount Rose Baptist Church of Fort Worth a/k/a "Mount Rose Church, The New Life Center" in 2000.
He and his wife of over 30 years, Lady Shebra Collins, conduct successful marriage workshops nationwide and created "Reality in Relationships" facebook page and offer marriage and family life counseling. His Christian experience includes being ordained an orthodox priest in the Christian Orthodox Church of America, Denver, CO. Arch Bishop P. Gregory Schell, prelate.Consecrated a Pentecostal bishop under B.A.P.P.S.; Bishop Joseph Hargo, prelate.
A prophetic futurist, he started streaming worship services and bible studies, cable television, help to launch two Hispanic churches, served on the board of directors of the Cornerstone Assistance Network, housed the homeless along with the Southern Baptist, Broadway Baptist Church of Fort Worth  through "Room in the Inn" ministries, writing and directing short films,drilling a water well in Africa, supporting churches and feeding children in Africa, writing and producing gospel music CDs and doing Christian radio in Fort Worth. While serving the  Mount Rose Church he evolved from a fear based theology, ritualistic religion and nonproductive rhetoric to simply connecting people to God and one another through a non-local community of faith: The Cyber Life Cathedral emerged from the website www.yourlifeanew.com  The alternative church experience of the 21st century.  
Presently engaged in teaching expanded Christ consciousness and assisting people in experiencing and enjoying life. He and his wife celebrate life with three sons, three daughters and eight grandchildren. Reaching people globally with the universal message of LOVE & GRACE.
Good morning Bishop! I met you at Living Way last Sunday. You told me that in 6 months I'll have my mentor program up and running. Well this week I had an interview with a recruiting company, long story short, I was hired as not just a recruiter but a mentor. They made 1 offer that I accepted but they called yesterday offering more money and will be meeting with me to develop the position as I will be their first person to hold this title in their organization! I thank God for you! God moved quickly...you said 6 months and God moved in leas than 6 days!!!