James Apollos Maxwell is the son of Pioneer Preacher and National Evangelist/Author Dr. James O Maxwell, Vice President of Southwestern Christian College and Betty Maxwell. Bro. Maxwell has been preaching the gospel for thirty years. Through his ministry, hundreds of souls have been added to Christ in that span of time. He is presently the Minister of West End Church of Christ in Terrell, Texas the home of his youth. His Inaugural Sunday is June 4. Over the last 32 years James has been blessed to establish and lead multiple ministries and campaigns and programs in various congregations in California, Ohio, Texas & Washington State.

Some include Seeds To Branches Capital Campaign Fund, A Personal Evangelism Outreach Initiative, Lecture Series, Online & Mobile Giving, Youth Banquets, Anniversaries, Pre-need Planning Seminars, All Church Spiritual Journal, Mentoring Young Married Couples, College Students and Young Men, Preacher, Teacher & Leadership Training, Pre-marital Counseling, Domestic & International Gospel Campaigns (To Arkansas, Belize City, Central America, and Ethiopia) where many have been won to Christ and thousands of dollars have been raised for Christian Education & Missions. In 2009 James edited and published a book entitled, "Help Me Holy Spirit"  featuring 9 Evangelists in Churches of Christ. From 2012-2014 Bro. Maxwell served on the Board of the 4C Coalition (4C is the acronym for Clergy, Community, Children, Coalition). He encouraged several congregants to receive Mentor Training with Seattle Washington’s King County. 

James has received numerous recognition. He has served as Board Member of The Economic Development Corporation of Figueroa Church of Christ and The Los Angeles Bible College. He and his wife were honored for 'Outstanding Christian Service'  by The LA Bible College in 2004. In 2003 James received the prestigious 'Image Award' from his Alma Mater, Southwestern Christian College (Terrell, TX) in the category of “Church Leadership”. In May 2009, James was named to Southwestern Christian College’s Inaugural 'Hall of Fame' Induction for the classes of the 1980’s. James also received a '10 Year Service Award'  for dedicated ministry and servant leadership to the Holgate Church of Christ in May 2014. In April 2016 James received the Prestigious 'Distinguished Alumnus Award'  from 'Women At Work' (Los Angeles Chapter) for Southwestern Christian College.  Complementing this honor, James also received honors from US House of Representatives, The California Legislature, The 8th & 9th District of The City of Los Angeles and Southwestern Christian College (Terrell, TX). James also received a 5 Year Service Award for faithful ministry to the Tukwila Church of Christ that recently merged in 2021 with the Madison Park Church of Christ in Seattle, WA.

James has been married to LaConya Maxwell for 30 years. They have two amazing children, a son James Brooks and daughter Cathryn Grace age. James is a proud Graduate of Southwestern Christian College & Abilene Christian University. Follow James on Facebook: (10) James Apollos Maxwell | Facebook