Bowerman, Jay – Spotlight On Our Teachers

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My Life Scripture/Verse Gen 1:26 “Then God said, “Let Us make man in Our image, according to Our likeness; let them have dominion over the fish of the sea, over the birds of the air, and over the cattle, over all the earth and over every creeping thing that creeps on the earth….”


Married for 23 years to Amanda, I have 5 Children, Elizabeth, Austin, Andrew, Emily, and Ella. They moved to Naples in 1999 from Miami.


Career Experience

Founder & CEO Big Island Builders- custom home builder in Naples. Although many honors and awards have piled up, Jay remains grounded in the understanding that the business started from very humble beginnings.


Growing up with a father who was a respected custom home builder in Miami, Jay Bowerman has building in his blood. As a young man, he learned every aspect of building by working with his hands as a master carpenter, concrete finisher, laying steel in slabs and footings.

Over the years, Pastor Jay has taught at many Bible studies and currently serves at Tree of Life Church in Naples.



Certified Building Contractor


Born Again Date



Personal belief about the Bible

Jesus Christ is the “Word made Flesh” and everything in the written word declares Christ.


Hobbies, interests, community involvement

I enjoy reading, walking, writing songs and many other activities.


Birthplace/hometown/ growing up

Born and raised in Miami, FL


Random facts that nobody knows about me

That I lived in Alaska for one year.


What do you like about GAP?

I really appreciate the fellowship in Christ with other brothers.

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