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. They also have three precious grandchildren. 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.
Jeff serves on the Board of Trustees at Freed-Hardeman University, the Board of Directors for Lads-to-Leaders, 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 has contributed to a number of books. He is the author of “God’s Plan for Unity, “Thoughts from the Mound,” and “More Thoughts from the Mound," and a class study book entitled God’s Plan for Unity.
Jeff’s favorite hobbies are spending time with his family and reading.
Jeff and his brother, Dale founded The Jenkins Institute in memory of their father, Jerry A. Jenkins. This work is dedicated to encouraging preachers around the world through seminars, books, podcasts, and numerous additional resources. You can learn more at www.thejenkinsinstitute.com. Jeff has also written a class study book entitled God’s Plan for Unity.