Charles Jenkins is best known as a trailblazer, connector, community leader, advisor, songwriter, and dynamic communicator. With wisdom well beyond his 34 years of life, he is respected and revered for his innovative thinking, contemporary leadership, business savvy and holistic approach to ministry.


As pastor of the historic Fellowship Missionary Baptist Church founded by Reverend Clay Evans, Jenkins has quadrupled weekend attendance, and implemented an innumerable amount of ministries and programs that impact thousands.


Jenkins is committed to underserved communities, leading initiatives that promote education, economic development, economic empowerment and wealth creation. He is orchestrates humanitarian initiatives while mobilizing individuals, organizations, and communities toward noble causes.


Demonstrating that a strong leader must first be a humble servant, Jenkins serves on a number of corporate, educational, governmental and religious boards. Some of boards include Clear Channel Chicago Advisory Board, Advocate Health Advisory Board, The Hilliard Vocational Institute, Illinois Attorney General Advisory Board, Illinois Treasurer Advisory Board, and Daystar School Board of Directors. Jenkins also serves as a State Commissioner on the Illinois Juvenile Justice Commission working to ensure accountability to the Federal Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention.


Jenkins has received many awards, citations, and honors including one of Morehouse College’s highest honors being inducted into The Dr. Martin Luther King Board of Preachers and Scholars.


He is a graduate of Moody Bible Institute earning a Bachelor of Science in Christian Education and he is also a graduate of Trinity Evangelical Divinity School with a Masters of Art degree in Religion.


Jenkins is married to Dr. Tara Rawls-Jenkins and has two young daughters, Princess and Paris, and one son, Charles Jenkins III.

My God is awesome My God is awesome - Charles Jenkins

Keep The Faith Keep The Faith - Charles Jenkins - Fellowship Chicago

He’ll Make It Alright He’ll Make It Alright - Charles Jenkins - Fellowship Chicago

Awesome Awesome - Charles Jenkins

Just To Know Him Just To Know Him - Charles Jenkins

The Fellowship Medley The Fellowship Medley - Charles Jenkins - Fellowship Chicago

He'll Make It Alright He'll Make It Alright - Charles Jenkins

Can't Turn Back Can't Turn Back - Charles Jenkins - Fellowship Chicago

War War - Charles Jenkins

Grace Grace - Charles Jenkins

Worthy Is Your Name Worthy Is Your Name - Charles Jenkins

War War - Charles Jenkins - Fellowship Chicago

Winning Winning - Charles Jenkins

Can't Turn Back Can't Turn Back - Charles Jenkins

Grace and Mercy Grace and Mercy - Fellowship Chicago - Charles Jenkins

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Albums & Songs

  • Tribute (feat. Rev. Clay Evans)
  • This Is My Prayer (feat. Shirley Caesar)
  • Can't Turn Back
  • He’s Been Good (Extended) [feat. Bridgette Hurt & Lemmie Battles]
  • I’ve Been Thinking (feat. Dottie Peoples)
  • The Communion Ceremony
  • Let Us Break Bread Together
  • Keep the Faith
  • The Potters House (feat. Brianna Sullivan Sharpe & Reginald Sharpe Jr.)
  • My Soul Cries Out (feat. Kevin Vasser)
  • Worthy Is the Lamb
  • Never Knew Love (feat. Stephanie Mills)
  • Grace (feat. Le'Andria Johnson)
  • Grace (feat. Kim Burrell)
  • Grace (Remix)
  • He’ll Make It Alright (feat. Mr. Talkbox)
  • He’ll Make It Alright (Bop Mix)
  • Grace (feat. Kim Burrell)
  • Grace (Remix)
  • Grace (Instrumental)
  • Grace (Remix) [Instrumental]
  • Grace (feat. Kim Burrell)
  • Grace (Remix)
  • Grace (Instrumental)
  • Grace (Remix) [Instrumental]
  • I'm Blessed (Live) [feat. Shawn Hodo, John P. Kee & Rev. Clay Evans]
  • You Deserve All the Praise (Live) [feat. Tanisha Jefferson]
  • Just to Know Him (Live) [feat. Byron Cage]
  • Just to Know Him (Afterglow 1/Live) [feat. Byron Cage]
  • Just to Know Him (Afterglow 2/Live) [feat. Jonathan McReynolds]
  • Bear Down (War Intro/Live)
  • War (Live)
  • Do It for Me (Live) [feat. Beverly Crawford]
  • He Is God (Live) [feat. Donnishia Ballard]
  • Your Love Is Enough (Live) [feat. Kevin Vasser]
  • Hide Me From the Rain (Live)
  • Can't Imagine (Live) [feat. Kevin Vasser]
  • Dance (Herb Kent Intro/Live) [feat. Asa Elliot]
  • War (Live)
  • War (Radio Version)
  • War (Instrumental)
  • Awesome
  • Awesome (Instrumental)
  • Awesome (Deeper Love House Mix)
  • Awesome (The Crazy Testify Mix)
  • Awesome (Celebration of Gospel Mix) [feat. Canton Jones, Jessica Reedy, Isaac Carree & Da' T.R.U.T.H.]
  • Fellowship Medley
  • Worthy Is Your Name
  • Joy Will
  • Awesome
  • Close to You
  • Days of Elijah
  • A Word for Me
  • Grace and Mercy
  • I Will Live
  • Praise on My Mind
  • Giving Honor to God
  • Releasing My Faith
  • Releasing My Faith (Reprise)