James Friedman

Forever Vigilant LLC


James Friedman is Senior Pastor of First Baptist Church of Eastpointe and Greater Christian Ministries International of Eastpointe and has been in pastoral ministry for over 30 years

James is a Commissioner with the Michigan Law Enforcement Accreditation Commission a part of MAPC (Michigan Association of Police Chiefs). Executive Board member with the Carl Chinn Organization FBSN (Faith-Based Security Network) and one of the trainer coordinators with the Southeast Security Coalition. James is also a recent graduate of the ALICE ( Alert, Lockdown, Inform, Counter, Evacuate) instructor course for church security training.

James Friedman also appears as host on the weekly “Ask the Pastor” Television show on Total Christian Television Network (TCT)/WDWO Channel 18 Comcast, Direct TV as well as a number of other programs on the same station.

James holds a Degree in Criminal Justice from Grantham University.


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