Bethel Temple Of Praise
A Brethren (UB) church in Yonkers, NY
Who We Are
Similar churches often offer music styles like traditional hymns, traditional (hymnals & choir), and contemporary. Programs like community service, children's ministry, youth group, missions, and young adults are also typical. by FaithStreet
Rev. Dr. Jenkins is a resident of Yonkers, NY. He married his wife, Jacqueline, 20 years ago on August 22, 1992; this union has produced two boys: Jonathan and Justin. He is a graduate of SUNY at Farmingdale where he earned an Associate of Science in Business Administration and CUNY at Herbert Lehman College where he earned a BS in Accounting. He has also earned two masters degrees (Master of Divinity and Masters of Ministries in Pastoral Counseling) from Andersonville Theological Seminary. Rev. Dr. Jenkins also earned his PHD (Doctor of Ministries) from New York Theological Seminary, NY in the Pastoral Care. He is an ordained elder licensed by the Church of The United Brethren In Christ, USA. Dr. Jenkins accepted the Lord Jesus as his Savior at the age of 9. He is now a bi-vocational Church Planter. He currently serves as pastor at Bethel Temple Of Praise where he led four families in planting this church in Yonkers, NY. Over the past 33 years He has served in various capacities in various churches including Sunday School Teacher, Youth Director, Evangelist and a Minister to name a few. In his secular pursuit he is an Accountant for over 18 years. He currently is a Financial Controller in charge of accounting operations, Budgeting, human resources and financial reporting. He has worked in several industries: Insurance, Cable and Wireless, Manufacturing, Software Development, Consulting, Banking and Lease Financing. Rev. Jenkins is a teacher, preacher, counselor and songwriter, he has written and produced a CD entitled “I Will Bless The Lord”. Rev. Jenkins organized a group of youths in the northeast Bronx, across denominational lines, to compete annually in music, poetry and drama. He later joined with another group to also host track and field events in the summer. Rev. Dr. Jenkins serves as a leader of leaders. He is currently serving as cluster leader for a group of 5 pastors were he is the liaison between the bishop’s office and the local churches. He is a member of his denomination’s Higher Education Leader Team. He is a member of the Board of Trustee for Huntington University, a liberal arts Christian University located in Indiana. He is the vice-chair for the Enrollment Management, Marketing and Communication Committee for the university. He is the senior Pastor of Bethel Temple of Praise Church with responsibility for preaching, teaching and vision casting. He is currently preparing to publish his first book entitled “Kingdom People Living by Kingdom Principles”.