Pastor Gary D. Ellis, Sr. is founder and lead pastor of Abundant Life Outreach Center in Clarksville, TN. He served as the Presbyter of Section-I, of the Kentucky District Board United Pentecostal Church International. Pastor Ellis is also the founder and host of the Kingdom Connection Conference which includes Esther Assignment and Man2Man Ministries. The conference has grown rapidly over the years and now enjoys the fellowship of men and women from over 12 states. He founded Destiny Toastmaster, a local chapter of an international public speaking and leadership training organization, a community outreach ministry with a myriad of programs for personal development, job skills training, computer training, and more. Pastor Ellis is the Dean of the Clarksville, TN Campus of Purpose Institute; a ministry training institution which partners with local churches to develop leaders for service in the Kingdom of God.