Jeff A. Jenkins grew up in a preacher’s family in the state of Alabama. He has been preaching since 1973. He married the former Laura Colley in 1981. They have two children Amanda, who is married to Drew Scott, and Jeremy, who is married to the former Lara Lambert. They also have one precious granddaughter, Evie Leigh Scott. Jeff holds degrees from Faulkner University (AA – 1979), Freed-Hardeman University (BA – 1981), and has done post-graduate work at both Southern Christian University and Emory University.
Jeff has served as the preaching minister for the Midway church of Christ in Moulton, Alabama (1981-1984), University church of Christ in Montgomery, Alabama (1984-1994), and North MacArthur church of Christ in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma (1994-2004). He has been the preaching minister for the Lewisville church of Christ since July, 2004. He was involved in Radio and TV Preaching for more than twenty years.
Jeff serves on the Board of Trustees at Freed-Hardeman University, the advisory board for The International Gospel Hour, and the advisory board for Brotherhoodnews.com.
Jeff preaches annually in a number of Gospel meetings, Family seminars, Leadership seminars, lectureships and other special events. He has written for Gospel Advocate Magazine, Spiritual Sword Magazine, Twenty-First Century Bible Study Guide, Power For Today, and Forthright E-Magazine.
Jeff is a partner in Clarity Publications and has co-edited two books: Redeeming the Times and Reaching for Passion. He also contributed chapters to Redeeming the Times. He has also contributed a chapter for the book Seeking True Unity. Jeff has also written a class study book entitled God’s Plan for Unity.
Jeff’s favorite hobbies are spending time with his family and reading.