James Payne is founder and director of James Payne Ministries INC of Nashville Tennessee.
James is a grammy nominated songwriter having penned over 2000 songs recorded by over 1000 soloist, choirs, groups, and individuals. As a writer and artist 58 of his songs have reached #1 on various music charts. James is also a member of the ICGMA Hall of Fame, a recipient of the ICM Living Legend Award, The Diamond Award for 50 number one songs. James has received numerous Songwriter Of The Year Awards, Song Of The Year, Male Vocalist, Entertainer Of The Year, and almost every other award music has to offer.
James Payne has preached over 5000 crusades in 42 years of full time ministry. He has appeared on PTL, 700 Club, TBN, TCT, Cornerstone, Daystar, Inspiration TV Network and many others. Having partnered with INSP TV Network in an effort to win lost souls, 1,039,650 souls came to God in one year.
James Payne and his wife Lori make their home in the Nashville area and travel extensively across the US and around the world telling everybody about somebody that can change anybody. His name is Jesus.