On the previous episode of the iDisciple Podcast, Lee Jenkins shared his inspiring insights on faith and family. However, we only scratched the surface of the wisdom he had for us. In this new conversation, Lee and David focus on one of the most divisive issues impacting our country today: Race.
What follows is a powerful discussion about Lee’s experience as an African-American Christian, and a convicting exploration of the church’s role in racial healing.
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Lee Jenkins a pastor, author, speaker, and financial guru. A talented athlete, Lee committed his life to Christ as a freshman football player at the University of Tennessee. After injuries cut short a promising NFL career, Lee went on to spend 25 incredibly successful years in the financial services industries before starting the Lee Jenkins Group; a ministry outreach, financial education, and consulting firm.
Along with leading Lee Jenkins Group, Lee is the founder and Senior Pastor of Eagle’s Nest Church in Roswell, Georgia. Pastor Lee has been in high demand as a speaker for conferences, businesses, churches, and sports teams, sharing his insight and wisdom on topics such as family, faith, and finance. Lee lives in Roswell, Georgia with Martica, his wife of twenty-eight years. They have three grown children.
We hope and pray that this episode will challenge the way we view such a highly politicized issue, and provide a faith-based answer for racial reconciliation.
- Lee shares heart-wrenching stories of how segregation and racism were still prevalent in his formative years growing up in the south.
- How being a minority taught Lee valuable lessons that his Caucasian friends might not have had to learn.
- Why he believes racism has gotten worse in some aspects because of our unwillingness to openly talk about it.
- Lee gives examples of how he has addressed issues of race in his diverse church and community, and how he has seen his congregation respond and grow because of it.
- The reason why he believes we should begin to heal racial wounds through one-on-one conversations and open dialog.
- And many more!
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