Living Word of God Faith A€nd Praise Center
Bowie, Maryland - United States
Church Size: Not Applicable
Phone: (202) 368-0982
Email: Contact Us
Bio of Pastor Harry S. Jackson Pastor Harry S. Jackson, Jr. is a native Washingtonian, born and raised in Washington, D.C. He is the second eldest of 7 children born to the Late Harry S. Jackson, Sr. and Annie J. Valentine. Pastor Jackson received Christ as his personal Lord and Savior at the early age of 11 years old. He served as a deacon and Sunday school teacher for four years at the Homily Baptist Church in Washington, D.C. where the late Rev. Charles Lockett was the pastor. Many of Pastor Jackson’s childhood and teenage friends nicknamed him “Preacher-man, Rev. Lockett, II, and Oral Roberts” because of the anointing of God on his life at an early age. Pastor Jackson would often share the Word of God with his friends, school classmates, and neighbors by holding Bible Study Classes in his neighborhood. Pastor Jackson would often pray for people, and lay hands on the sick. He would anoint them with oil in the name of the Lord. His favorite healing scripture is James 5:14-16. Pastor Jackson would follow this divine principle when ministering to the sick. At the age of 17, Pastor Harry S. Jackson accepted the call of God into the ministry, and in 1979 he began his ministerial training and studies at the Jericho Christian College under the tutelage of the Late Bishop James R. and Dr. Betty P. Peebles. During the year of 1979, Pastor Jackson preached his first sermon entitled, Ignorance of the Word of God. In 1984 Pastor Jackson completed his seminary education and studies at the Washington Bible College in Lanham, Maryland. In 1990, Pastor Harry S. Jackson, Jr. was ordained as a minister of the gospel and served on the ministerial staff at the Unity of Love Praise Temple in Washington, D.C. where Bishop James C. Bell is the presiding bishop. There Pastor Jackson continued faithfully his preaching and teaching of God’s word. In May of 1994 Pastor Jackson was united in marriage to Lelia Lewis. The couple now resides in Bowie, Maryland with their daughters Cesily Thompson and Hannah Jackson. In May 2000 Pastor Jackson became the pastor of the Olive Grove Baptist Church in Washington, D.C. preceding the Late John H. Bean, Sr. Pastor Jackson faithfully served in this position as he was led by God to do so. Some of Pastor Jackson’s most memorable Sunday Morning messages includes: Neglecting Your Salvation, The Ministry of Angels During the Tribulation Period, The Role of the Father in the Christian Home, The Characteristics of a Godly Mother, The Rapture, Get Right or Get Left, Terror in the USA, and Forty Signs of the Coming of Christ. Pastor Jackson expect to reach greater heights as he continue to be led by the Spirit of God in carrying out his God-given assignment. In September of 2006, Pastor Jackson was led by God to establish his own church/ministry. His first church service was held on Sunday September 9, 2007 at the Pointer Ridge Elementary School in Bowie, Maryland. Because of the anointing of God on Pastor Jackson as a gifted teacher and preacher of the word of God, the ministry was named, “The Living Word of God Faith And Praise Center”. Pastor Harry S. Jackson expects to reach greater heights as he continues to be led God in carrying out his God-given assignment with the Gospel of Christ.