Dr. Michael V. Graves is the Pastor and Founder of The Crystal Fountain Church and Outreach Ministries. Pastor Graves founded the Crystal Fountain Church and Outreach Ministries on December 31, 2002 at the Shelby Avenue location and after only three years God saw fit to expand his ministry. Upon the expansion of the ministry Pastor Graves announced the purchase of the new location. Dr. Graves earned his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees at the Emmanuel Bible College in Nashville, TN. and his Doctorate from The Holy Trinity College in St. Petersburg, FL. One of Dr. Graves’ favorite scripture is Philippians 4:13 which states “I can do all things through Christ which strengthens me.” Dr. Graves has surpassed many obstacles in life and has received numerous awards and accolades within the Greater Nashville community and surrounding area, none of this being possible without keeping God first. Dr. Graves is a humble man of God who enjoys music and fishing in his pastime. He is definitely the people’s pastor.