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Charles Jenkins

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Today the Praise 1300am Family wants to send a great big HAPPY BIRTHDAY to a writer..singer..and Pastor..Pastor Charles Jenkins!!

As pastor of the historic Fellowship Missionary Baptist Church founded by Reverend Clay Evans, Jenkins has quadrupled weekend attendance, and implemented an innumerable amount of ministries and programs that impact thousands.

Jenkins is committed to underserved communities, leading initiatives that promote education, economic development, economic empowerment and wealth creation. He is orchestrates humanitarian initiatives while mobilizing individuals, organizations, and communities toward noble causes.

Demonstrating that a strong leader must first be a humble servant, Jenkins serves on a number of corporate, educational, governmental and religious boards. Some of boards include Clear Channel Chicago Advisory Board, Advocate Health Advisory Board, The Hilliard Vocational Institute, Illinois Attorney General Advisory Board, Illinois Treasurer Advisory Board, and Daystar School Board of Directors. Jenkins also serves as a State Commissioner on the Illinois Juvenile Justice Commission working to ensure accountability to the Federal Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention.

Jenkins has received many awards, citations, and honors including one of Morehouse College’s highest honors being inducted into The Dr. Martin Luther King Board of Preachers and Scholars.

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