A native of Decatur, Alabama, Pastor Jervis Jackson, Jr. graduated from Decatur High School in Decatur, Alabama, and attended Tennessee State University in Nashville, Tennessee prior to enlisting in the U.S. Army in July of 1982, which he remained a member of until 1997. Pastor Jackson is an anointed Teacher and Preacher of the Gospel of Jesus Christ. The facilitator of the Logos Teaching Ministry, he also served for a brief time as the Teacher for the New Hope District of the National Baptist Convention.
In October of 2013, Pastor Jackson was called to his current assignment as the Pastor of the Mt Olive Missionary Baptist Church in Chickasha, Oklahoma.
In addition to his pastoral duties, Pastor Jackson presently serves as the Director of the Southwest Oklahoma Continuum of Care, a homeless planning organization which provides Housing and Service resources for individuals and families throughout Southwest Oklahoma who are either homeless or at risk of becoming homeless. Pastor Jackson has served on various boards, to include: Member of South Central Oklahoma Workforce Investment Board of Directors, Board Member for Lawton Community Health Center, Lawton Neighborhood Revitalization Strategies Committee Member (NRSA), Comanche County Human Rights Committee, and member of AUSA Homeless Veterans Outreach Committee. Additionally Pastor Jackson has also participated in Leadership Lawton and Leadership Altus.
The Pastor’s wife, Minister Cynthia Jackson is a native of Lawton, Oklahoma. “The Minister” (as referred to by her husband), an anointed, spirit filled woman of God and Prayer Warrior in her own right, is also the impetus behind the Prayer Ministry, and has distinguished herself as a humble servant of God, who is not ashamed of the Gospel of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Together, Pastor Jervis and “The Minister” each work tirelessly to fulfill the mandate that the Lord has placed on their lives, to equip the saints of GOD.
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