By: Rebecca S. Jones
HOUSTON- Originally from St. Petersburg, Fl and currently a resident of Chicago, Illinois, Pastor Charles Jenkins has been dutifully established as one of the most dynamic wonders in the Christian community. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Christian Education at Moody Bible Institute. Additionally, he is a graduate of Trinity Evangelical Divinity School where he possessed a Masters of Arts degree in Religion.
Streaming Faith recognizes Jenkins as a community leader, counselor, preacher, and compliments his innovative thinking, age old wisdom, and contemporary leadership, business savvy and holistic approach to ministry. Jenkins is the anointed, hand-picked successor of Rev. Clay Evans’ Fellowship Baptist Church in Chicago. He has been married to Dr. Tara Jenkins for 14 years and together they have produced three children: Princess, Paris and Charles III.
On June 12, customers, friends, and associates of Serious Sounds located at 6364 Martin Luther King Blvd. gathered together to meet and greet Chicago’s GRAMMY® Award-winning songwriter and producer: Pastor Charles Jenkins. Jenkins stunning single Awesome is No.1 on billboards and his resume includes the No.1 Christian album on iTunes.
An interview with Pastor Jenkins entailed his inspiration of The Best of Both Worlds; of which he declared that, “I wanted to add to the style of music that creates and encompasses the best of both Praise & Worship and Traditional Gospel music.” He went on to explain that the, “African-American church style of traditional gospel music will always be apart of who we are and we must never forget that.” Thus he decided to use the traditional style of gospel music as a foundation for The Best of Both Worlds.
He believes that his album illuminates the, “Heights of Joy and Pinnacle of Reflection.” He further revealed that the goal of The Best of Both Worlds will spark the idea of ‘Music with a Movement’. Continuing Jenkins prayer is that the record label Inspired People will inspire other people. Pursuant, the vision is to drive people to do great things.
Concluding, Pastor Jenkins expressed his heartfelt gratitude for all the love that he received from Serious Sounds’ (Marketta Rodriguez), neighboring Houstonians who came from near and a far to experience and support him on his latest debut.