About Bishop Ivan

Ordained to ministry in 1996, Bishop Ivan L. Hartsfield is the founder and overseer of Faith Covenant Fellowship Ministries (FCFM), a non-denominational church rooted in the Pentecostal tradition.  FCFM was founded October 7, 2001.

Through a life of holy pursuit, prayer, and fasting, Bishop Ivan positions himself to walk in the yoke-destroying, burden-removing power of God.  He ministers deliverance to those who are bound by the power of darkness.  Many have been healed and delivered from spiritual, emotional and physical infirmities.  As a pastor, he operates with humility and a fatherly wisdom.  Through passionate, prophetic preaching and transparent teaching, the Word of God is producing supernatural results.  His commitment to living and declaring the word of God continues to transform lives.  

In addition to leading Faith Covenant Fellowship Ministries, Bishop Ivan has more than 20 years of progressive business experience. He also shares his business and leadership expertise as an adjunct professor in the School of Business and Leadership for Judson University.  He holds a BS degree in Computer Science from Winthrop University, Rock Hill, SC, an MBA from Northwestern University, Kellogg Graduate School of Management, Evanston, IL and a Master of Divinity from Northern Theological Seminary in Lombard, IL.He lives in Northwest Illinois with his wife of 23 years, Pastor/First Lady Cheri, and their 5 children. 

He can be seen weekly on the Path of Faith TV Broadcast, which airs in the northwest suburbs on Comcast channels 19/35 on Tuesday evenings at 9:00 p.m.  His sermons are also featured on YouTube and Facebook under Faith Covenant Fellowship Ministries.