A 1985 graduate of National Trail High School, Troy attended ITT Technical Institute for Electronics Engineering. Troy S. Maxel worked in electronics and computers for 10 years with Radio Shack, Roth Office Products and as an onsite PC LAN technician for International Truck and Engine. At International, he worked in the IT Department for 5 years, then spent 10 years in Materials. He worked the last few years of his time with International as the Truck Manufacturing Material Handling Manager implementing the Lean Manufacturing Systems in all of the Truck Manufacturing Plants of North America. The Medium Duty Truck production plant in Springfield Ohio, Heavy Truck plant in Chatham Ontario, Bus plants in Tulsa Oklahoma, Conway Arkansas, The Severe Service plant in Garland Texas and the new Mexican Market plant in Escobedo, Nuevo Leon. He also served on the Corporate Ergonomics Team in Melrose Park Illinois.
In 2001 he and his wife started ABC Transport Services, an ambulette transportation service for wheelchair patients in West Central Ohio. In 2004, EMT Inc. bought ABC Transport Services and Troy filled the positions of Business Manager and Human Resources Manager for 6 years.
In October of 2006 our Lord gave Troy a vision that was a confirmed answer to prayers of Dr. Dave Robinson. Troy and Dave formed a team and created TheChristianMissions.net which served as a website for the World Missions Department of The Full Gospel Fellowship of Churches and Ministers International.
In December 2007, The Christian Missions Development Group (The CMD Group) was founded. The CMD Group has served many missions and ministries in developing websites, videos, live streaming video on the Internet as well as many other services provided.
He received 31 manufacturers support certifications in various hardware and software, was a DEC certified System Administrator and a NOVELL / Microsoft LAN Administrator. A 1999 graduate of the University of Tennessee’s Lean Systems Institute. And, completed all 3 years of Supernatural Ministries Training Institute (SMTI) and REHMA Bible Correspondence Course.
Troy proudly serves as a leader in the Discipleship Department at Full Gospel Temple in Eaton, Ohio for where he has been a member for 10 years. In February of 2014 the Lord began a new chapter in Troy’s ministry moving him to Waco Texas where he transferred membership to Gloryland Church, and has submitted himself to Pastor Jeremy LaBorde.
Troy & Jessica were married on December 20th, 2014 by Pastor Jeremy. Jessica and Troy have begun THEIR ministry together! On the 2nd of May, the Lord Ordained Troy and Jessica in the Ministry of the Lord. They both became licensed ministers by the Five Fold Ministry International Faith Centers by Pastor Cude.
On September 30th, 2015, Jessica and Troy were anointed and Certified as Word-Based Counselors by Dr. Saundra Seale, Founder of Crisis Recovery Institute. The Lord has a plan and the plan is being revealed. February 2015 Pastor Jeremy LaBorde and Troy founded Feed-A-Family. This ministry quickly grew and delivered 13.6 tons of food to help McLennan County “Fill the Gap!”
April 2017, Troy and Jessica moved back to Ohio. In Preble County, they have founded Food 4 Families and they have rejoined friends and family at Covenant of Peace International Ministries. The Lord continues to lead and direct their steps as the continue to reach out and help others.