Pastor Thomas Rogers's Bio

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 PASTOR T. JEFFERSON ROGERS, JR. BIO

 CONVERSION: I am a Christian and believe that God is the Supreme Ruler whom I willingly serve, follow and obey. I believe in God the Father; God the Son in the person of Jesus Christ; and God the Holy Spirit. I am saved by grace and am thankful to God for saving my lost wandering soul. I acknowledge my indebtedness to Him and daily work to further the Gospel of Jesus Christ. My life is centered on doing the will of God.

PERSONAL DATA:  

  • Pastor Thomas Rogers Jr. was born to Ella Mae Rogers and the late Thomas J. Rogers Sr., Starkville, MS
  • Married: Teferious (Mobley) Rogers
  • Children: Tyler Rogers, Taylor Rogers & Titus Rogers
  • Accepted Christ as my personal Savior at an early age and united with the Sixteen Section M. B. Church, Starkville, MS
  • Accepted the call to preach: November, 1998
  • Preached first public sermon: January 10, 1999
  • Ordained by Sixteen Section M. B. Church, April 21, 2002

EDUCATIONAL DATA:

  • 2008 - Christian Life School of Theology, Master of Theology
  • August 2006 -Christian Life School of Theology, Bachelor of Theology
  • Oct., 2001 - Dec., 2002 -New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, Seminary Extension, Starkville, MS - Major (Pastoral Ministry)
  • January 1999 - December 2001 -Ministerial Institute and College, West Point, MS
  • January 1995-December 1998 - Mississippi State University, Mississippi State, MS
  • May 1994- Starkville High School, Starkville, MS, High School Diploma

PASTORAL EXPERIENCE/PERSONAL EXPERIENCE:

  • Elected Pastor of the Josey Creek M. B. Church, Starkville, MS, December, 2002 to present
  • Served as Interim Pastor of the Josey Creek M. B. Church, Starkville, MS, March 2002-December 2002
  • Affiliated with the National Baptist Convention U.S.A. Inc.
  • Affiliated with the Northeast Mississippi Baptist Convention, serve on Scholarship Committee
  • President of Northeast MS Baptist State Congress of Christian Education
  • Former President of Whitefield District Congress of Christian Education
  • Member of Oktibbeha County Ministerial Alliance
  • Member of Rockhill Masonic Lodge #179
  • Member of Optimist Club (Starkville Division)
  • Serve as an auxiliary member for Oktibbeha County Hospital
  • Chaplain for Starkville Police Department
  • Member of Community Advisory Council, Bancorpsouth, Starkville, MS
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  • MY VISION: Empowering People for Ministry