Pastor Zelford Irions was born in West Point, MS where he attended Maranatha Faith Center in Columbus, MS. He accepted Jesus and was baptized at the age of 8. Shortly after he began preaching and witnessing.
By the age of 11 he began evangelizing where he led about 50 of his classmates to Christ. Around 14 years of age he was dedicated to helping to build up his neighborhood and ministering to the youth in his community. Pastor Irions was accepted into the Interdenominational School of Ministry, where he was the youngest person to ever be accepted at the age of 16. After high school Pastor Irions married Katosha Seals. He then enlisted in the United States Army where he served as a Chaplain Assistant 4 years.
Pastor Irions joined Manhattan Christian Fellowship Church in Manhattan, KS where he was the Youth Pastor and later served on the Board of Elders at Morris Hill Chapel, Fort Riley, Kansas. Pastor Irions has been proud to serve the people of God in Iraq during his tour for Iraqi Freedom. He had the privilege of serving as Pastor for the soldiers in Iraq.
He has earned a Bachelor of Science in Management and Ethics from Manhattan Christian College and Master of Arts in Counseling from Dallas Baptist University. He has also received certifications in RTS Bereavement Training, Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training and Prepare/Enrich Marital Training. In February 2013 Pastor Irions was ordain Bishop Under United Fellowship of Christians Believers. In November 2013 Pastor Irions was ordain Apostle under Daughters of Zion Sons of Thunder. Today he is the senior pastor of The Battlefield Community Outreach in Charlotte, North Carolina.