A native of Lithonia, Georgia, Pastor Jerry F. Hutchins has been a servant of the Lord since the young age of 13.
His first Pastorate was in 1984, when he was called to the headship of St. Galilee Baptist Church in Sparta, GA, where he served as Pastor for 3 years.
In 1987, He was called to Pastor the Timothy Baptist Church in Athens, Georgia where he served for 24 years as Senior Pastor.
In January 2007, Bishop Hutchins started a Bible Institute in Stone Mountain, Georgia to provide mid-week Bible class for the members of Timothy who lived in the metropolitan Atlanta area.
That Bible Institute led to the organization of a second church, Kingdom Now Ministries, which Bishop Hutchins launched in November 2008 and he presently serves as Senior Pastor.
Pastor Hutchins is founder and CEO of Jerry F. Hutchins Ministries, Inc., an organization dedicated to teaching and spreading the message of Jesus Christ to people of all ages, backgrounds, and nationalities.
With the grace of God, he
has been able to spread the Word throughout the United States and in the country of Kenya.
Pastor Hutchins has earned several degrees which include a Bachelors Degree in Biblical Studies, a Masters of Art in Ministry, and a Masters of Divinity.
He also serves as a Visiting Instructor at Beulah Heights Bible College in Atlanta.
Bishop Hutchins is a prolific writer and has written several essays and articles on subjects ranging from Christian Education to Church Growth.
This list of books include; Biblical Interpretation Made Simple, Understanding the Holy Spirit, Class in the Classroom, and Restoring the Fallen.
In November 2004, Pastor Hutchins was elevated to the office of State Overseer of Georgia for the Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship; in July 2006, Pastor Hutchins was officially consecrated by Bishop Paul S. Morton to the Office of Bishop in the Fellowship.
In February 2008 Bishop Hutchins was again elevated to International Bishop of Policy and Procedure.
wife Sheila are also entrepreneurs.
Together they created and started Skanvelope.
This innovative company developed technology to scan and process contribution envelopes for churches and various printed material for businesses.
currently resides in Covington, Ga, with his
wife Sheila to whom he
has been happily married since 1975.