Jeff Jenkins

Jeff Jenkins

Jeff A. Jenkins grew up in a preacher’s family in the state of Alabama. He has
been preaching for more than forty years. He married the former Laura Colley
in 1981. Laura passed away in June, 2019. Jeff has two children Amanda, who is
married to Drew Scott, and Jeremy. He is currently enjoying his three grand-
children.
Jeff holds degrees from Faulkner University (AA – 1979), Freed Hardeman Uni-
versity (BA – 1981), and has done post-graduate work at Southern Christian
University as well as Emory University.
Jeff has served as the preacher 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, Okla-
homa (1994-2004). He preached for the Lewisville church of Christ from July,
2004 – October, 2021. Jeff currently works full-time with The Jenkins Institute.
He serves on the Board of Trustees at Freed Hardeman University, the Lads-2-
Leader’s Board, the Board of Directors for World Bible School, the advisory
board for The International Gospel Hour, and the Advisory Board for Brother-
hoodnews.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, the Entrusting Word and Forthright E-
Magazine.
Jeff & his brother, Dale founded The Jenkins Institute in memory of their fa-
ther. 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 contributed to a number of books. He is the author of “Beyond the
Valley of Death,” “God’s Plan for Unity, “Thoughts from the Mound,” and “More
Thoughts from the Mound.”
Jeff’s favorite hobbies are spending time with his family and reading. Contact
Jeff via e-mail at jeffajenkins@gmail.com.