Pastor James W. Jackson is a husband, pastor, speaker, and author who’s impacted thousands of lives through his ministry, prayer, and dedication to service. He is the Lead Pastor of Fervent Prayer Church, where he began his ministry with approximately ten members in a school building on the Westside of Indianapolis.
Pastor Jackson's goal is to promote healing and deliverance through the power of prayer and faith around the world. He has aligned himself with a great pastoral leadership team and as a result, has been a blessing to the city of Indianapolis. In 2010, he was the first pastor in the city of Indianapolis' history to be appointed to the Police Merit Board by Mayor Greg Ballard. He is the President of Fervent Care Childcare and Christian Academy, the director of the Far-Eastside Action Coalition, a 2014 recipient of the Mayor's Community Service Award, and the founder of Clean For Green; which employs Indy youth to clean the Far-Eastside community.
Pastor Jackson lives in Indianapolis, IN with his wife of 27 years, Pastor Dietrich (Dee) Jackson - who also serves along side him at FPC. They are the proud parents of four daughters, and grandparents to two grandsons.