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Pastor Eugene Fears, Jr.

Pastor Eugene Fears, Jr., the shepherd of Redeem Enrichment Ministries has taken his power-packed ministry of exhortation, salvation and faith across the country crossing denominational, social and economic backgrounds with the light of the Gospel. 


Celebrating more than 40 years in ministry Pastor Fears is continually kingdom driven, cultivating his part of the vineyard as a visionary with the establishing of the Breaking Bread Alliance of Churches, a partnership of ministries positioned to advance a Christ-centered agenda building leaders and serving people. A Builder with the completion of phase one of Redeem’s “Building for the Future Now” campaign, which includes a 750- seat sanctuary and ministry facility.


A preacher’s preacher with a wealth of wisdom, Pastor Fears endeavors to pour into established and emerging leaders to empower, edify and enrich them in their drive toward purpose.


Pastor Fears has been married to Missionary Deborah Fears for more than 40 years. The couple has five children.

Evangelist Deborah Fears 

Affectionately known as Mother Fears, Evangelist Deborah Ann Fears is the First Lady of Redeem Enrichment Ministries , Joliet, IL where her husband of nearly 40 years, Pastor Eugene Fears Jr. shepherd.  

With over 30 years in ministry, Evangelist Fears delivers a message of practical bible application and holiness to the body of Christ; reminding men and women to walk worthy of the vocation in Christ wherein we are called.

In her ministry work with Redeem, Mo. Fears focuses on the spiritual and natural development of women, children and families through Christ-centered educational, mental health and life skills empowerment programming. 

Having earned a bachelor’s degree from Chicago State University, Evangelist Fears has completed advanced studies from DePaul University in Early Childhood and Health Education. 

She is the President and CEO of Deborah Fears and Associates, LLC a Child Care and Social Services training and consulting company.

Evangelist Fears is the mother of five children; two adopted children and currently has twelve grandchildren.

Redeem Enrichment Ministries
1040 Rowell Avenue

Joliet, IL 60433

Phone: (815) 722-4308


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