- Pastor R.D.
All of these words can be used to describe Senior Pastor Reginald D. Jordan.
But more than anything, he
is a "man after God's own heart.
Just like King David, he
is a shepherd who diligently oversees and loves those whom God has given to his
thoroughly enjoys the praise, worship, and celebration of the Most High God.
Thus, the Inspiring Temple
of Praise Church
, where we are spiritually led and spiritually fed by one who submits himself totally to the Lord on our behalf that we all might experience God's Manifested Glory.
Pastor Reginald D. Jordan
is a proud native son of Fort Worth, Texas; he
was born on June 23, the third child of Doris Hines.
Reared in the south side neighborhood of the city, Pastor Jordan
began developing musically because of the enormous musical ability prevalent in his
As a result of his
excelling in the area of music, he
received a full, four-year scholarship to Texas Wesleyan College
and was blessed with an ability to play the piano fluently, especially in the area of Gospel Music.
September 27, 1991, marked the beginning of Pastor's preaching journey.
He received his first opportunity to operate in the office of Pastor at St. John Baptist Church in Greenville, TX. After serving as Pastor of St. John for nearly two years, God told him to return unto the land of his kindred and he lead his wife and family back to Fort Worth to launch Inspiring Temple of Praise Church (ITOP) on March 10, 1996.
has been blessed to achieve a number of accomplishments including a live recording of the Inspiring Temple
of Praise Singers CD 'Be Inspired' in 2003, being installed as the Tarrant County District Overseer of the Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship
in 2004, and initiating and/or supporting a number of businesses within the ITOP ministry
is also a blessed author, penning four books to date including Oh, That I May Know Him, Joy to the Seventh Power, Revealing the Hidden Truth About Transparency, and In The Thick Of It.
is married to the Elect Lady Alfreita Lynne (Thomas) Jordan
is the proud father of three beautiful daughters-Anita, Vivian, and Briahna.
God has truly blessed the Inspiring Temple of Praise Church family, Fort Worth, and the entire Body of Christ with one of His very best in the anointed, gifted, and divinely appointed person of Senior Pastor Reginald D. Jordan.