Rev. J. D. Denkins
Rev. Jacques D. Denkins is a native of Houston, Texas. He completed his undergraduate studies at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary and has an Advanced Master of Divinity with a concentration in Pastoral Leadership from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. Currently Rev. Denkins is a doctoral student at United Theological Seminary in Dayton, Ohio.
Rev. Denkins is versatile in many areas of the ministry. He has served as Minister of Youth and led the Young Ambassadors for Christ (YAC), a young adult’s group at Wheeler Avenue Baptist Church. He has a special love for the elderly, and currently serves as the Minister to Senior Adults. In this senior’s ministry, he pays special attention to the needs and concerns of the elderly. The Seasoned Saints as they are affectionately called, exercise three days a week, have Seasoned Table Talk, Nutrition classes, Bible Study, Celebrations and of course Line Dancing all month long. The seniors of Wheeler Avenue volunteer to feed the Homeless of Houston through their partnership with SEARCH.
Rev. Denkins has organized conferences for seniors in the community, assisted with the Meals on Wheels program and facilitates day trips for the seniors in and around the state of Texas. He has worked with the Chaplin at University Place Retirement Home, were they served the elderly by leading a weekly worship service for the residents. This worship service transcended all religious barriers and focused on praising the God that sustains us. Rev. Denkins has also serves as Moderator for AREA V of American Baptist Churches of the South. Currently, Rev. Denkins is an adjunct professor with Southern Reformed College and Seminary.
Rev. Denkins serves as the Senior Pastor of the Blessed Hope Baptist Church in Houston, Texas.
Rev. Denkins is married to Kimberley A. Denkins. Together they are the proud parents of God’s gifts to them, Shelby A. Denkins and Joshua D. Denkins.
God has blessed Rev. Denkins with several gifts and talents; none of them is as meaningful and fulfilling than preaching and teaching the Word of God. God has opened many doors for him to carry the Gospel message to churches all over the country. He has spoken at numerous conferences, retreats, revivals and special events. His ministry is committed to spreading the Gospel of Jesus Christ and the Love of God to all humanity by seeking to encourage, empower and energize all humanity through the uncompromising Word of God!