Our Leadership Team
Rev. Tommy Hays is a Spiritual Director, Teacher, and Prayer Revivalist.
He serves as Executive Director of Messiah Ministries, the ministry he founded and leads for interdenominational teaching, preaching, equipping, and prayer ministries of inner healing, deliverance and spiritual formation.
Tommy ministers throughout the diverse traditions of the Christian faith.
He is ordained as a United Methodist minister under special appointment from his bishop to lead his own ministry rather than serve as a church pastor.
is also a member in covenant relationship and ordained minister with MorningStar Fellowship
of Ministries, an international prophetic teaching ministry led by Rick Joyner.
He holds a Master of Divinity from Asbury Theological Seminary ('97), a Doctor of Jurisprudence from The University of Texas at Austin ('86), and a BBA from The University of Texas at Austin ('83).
Tommy serves on the Advisory Council of Aldersgate Renewal Ministries, on the board of Kentucky Christian Foundation, and as a Kentucky Regional Area Advisor for Aglow International Ministries.
was called to ministry from his
law practice as a trial attorney in Texas, and now offers personal prayer ministry and spiritual direction by private appointment through Messiah Ministries
at our office in Lexington, Kentucky.
is a frequent speaker in conferences and churches of many ecumenical gatherings, spiritual renewal weekends, and prayer revivals inter-denominationally throughout the United States and the nations.
daily prayer devotional, Morning by Morning, is sent to readers around the world almost every morning by email and his
book Free to Be Like Jesus-Transforming Power of Healing & Deliverance is taught by many as a standard resource for inner healing and deliverance prayer ministry.
also teaches The School of Spiritual Ministry in a number of formats at our home base and by invitation nationally and abroad to train and equip believers for spiritual ministry.
is the father of five wonderful children- Elizabeth, Zachary, Madison, Elijah, and Josiah.
He is a member of Centenary United Methodist Church in Lexington, Kentucky, where the Messiah Ministries office is currently based.
continues to practice law on select matters from time to time as the Lord leads in the Lexington law firm of Troutman & Hays PLLC
(859-253-0991), as a minister in the marketplace and Public Square of the community.