Jimmie McKnightA faithful servant of God, Pastor Jimmie McKnight was born in Liberty, Mississippi.He
came to know the Lord at a very young age and was baptized as a teenager at the Star of Bethlehem Baptist Church in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.After graduation from Capitol High School, Mr. McKnight received a bachelor of science degree in industrial education from Southern University.He went on to earn a master of arts degree in technical education from Marshall University in West Virginia.Upon being called by God to preach the Gospel on December 23, 1988, Pastor McKnight's outreach and evangelism ministry began as associate pastor at Saint Paul Baptist Church in Saint Albans.He served as chairman of their Christian education department as well as a member of the pulpit and bylaws committees and choir.He
has represented the congregation at numerous pastors' conferences while teaching Sunday school for the past sixteen years.Concurrently, Pastor McKnight was a Bible teacher for Precept Ministries of Chattanooga, Tennnessee for ten years.
Married to the former Rosie Lee Patterson, the McKnights were blessed with two children, Lavetta and the late Ivan, and are the proud grandparents of Nakia and Joshua.Pastor McKnight
is a much sought after evangelist and singer who maintains a constant schedule of appearances, including visits to churches, nursing homes and prisons.He
has released albums entitled Going To Extremes, Looking Unto Him, Saved To Serve and Love Of God, which feature his
most requested songs.His
television credits include The Answer Ministries, Living Faith Ministries, Shine Through Ministries, Plus Or Minus 60, The Encouragers and Celebration!Jimmie McKnight's strong belief that the Lord has called him to break down cultural, religious and racial barriers led him to form Word and Song Ministries.
The power of the Holy Spirit is upon Jimmie McKnight's
music, and the anointing of God abides in his
I thank God for the inspiring evangelism and music ministry of Pastor Jimmie McKnight
is a blessing to his
church, community and fellow man.Jimmie
is a true servant of the Lord.
This is to express my sincere appreciation for the work Pastor Jimmie McKnight
does for our prison inmates.He
brings the Good News to men who need it.His
message is to let Christ come into their hearts to rule and reign.He
gives hope to the hopeless and encourages the discouraged.
is able to sing in any church of any size and feel right at home.Just as importantly, he
does not try to take over.Pastor McKnight
role and would never do anything that would hurt your people or the spirit of your service.He
will be an enthusiastic asset to any gathering.
This describes the ministry of my dear friend Jimmie McKnight