Pastor G. Allen Jackson
G. Allen Jackson has worked with the congregation of World Outreach Church in Murfreesboro, Tennessee since 1981, serving as senior pastor for 22 years.
Under his leadership and vision, the World Outreach Church fellowship has grown from 150 to 10,000. In reaching the local community with the Gospel, the mission seemed clear – help people develop a meaningful relationship with God. Pastor Jackson spearheaded the development of a variety of World Outreach Church community events that provided opportunities for families to experience God, and for some, to become part of a local church. The results have been a stronger community, strengthened families and a healthier church.
Pastor Jackson earned a Bachelor of Arts from Oral Roberts University, a Master of Arts in Religious Studies from Vanderbilt University and studied at Hebrew University in Jerusalem. He has pursued additional studies at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary in Boston.
He is an active member of his community, having served on the Board of the American Red Cross and the Community Advisory Board of National Health Corporation Nursing Home. Pastor Jackson chaired the Murfreesboro Area Ministerial Association and was named Outstanding Young Minister by the Jr. Chamber of Commerce. He is a graduate of Leadership Rutherford, a community leadership program developed by the Chamber of Commerce. Jackson was honored as a distinguished community business leader by the Murfreesboro Chamber of Commerce in 2010.
Pastor Jackson has been a featured speaker at a conference conducted by the International Christian Embassy-Jerusalem Feast of Tabernacles celebration in Israel for several years. He has been recognized by the Christian Coalition of the Israeli Kennesset for his continued support. Pastor Jackson is a church planter and his passion is to help people, wherever they may be, to become fully devoted followers of Christ. His conviction in serving a God of restoration and effectuating a 24/7 church has touched people across the country and the world. Through Intend Ministries, Jackson coaches pastors across the nation and the world to greater effectiveness in their congregations.
Pastor Jackson is married, and his wife, Kathy, is an active participant in ministry at World Outreach Church.