Dr. Tara Jenkins

, Dynamic Speaker & Chief Encouragement Officer

Tara Rawls Jenkins, Ed.D. is a creative communicator of God’s word. Her messages often infuse spoken word, music and dance, utilizing secular cultural references to explain scriptural principles.

She is a graduate of Clark-Atlanta University with a Bachelor of Arts in Mass Media Arts, Moody Bible Institute with a Master of Arts in Biblical Studies and Southern Baptist Theological Seminary with a Doctorate of Education in Leadership.

With a passion to see women, wives and girls empowered, at her local church, she serves as Director of Women’s Ministries.

Additionally, she is the founder of MinistryMates.org, an organization that equips Senior Pastors’ wives for ministry.

Tara resides in Chicago with her songwriting/recording artist husband Charles, lead pastor of FellowshipChicago.com, and their three extraordinary children Princess (16), Paris (14), and Charles III (10).