As founder and Chairman of the High Impact Leadership Coalition (HILC), Bishop Jackson has declared that the church and its leaders must lead the way to protect America’s moral compass and heal our nation. Through his, HILC has become an agent of healing to our nation by educating and empowering churches, community and political leaders to make grassroots influence in their communities, states and our nation. His radio commentary “The Truth in Black and White” can be heard daily on 400+ stations nationally.
Jackson is leading researcher on the black church. High Impact African American Churches, co-authored with George Barna, was nominated in 2005 by the Evangelical Christian Publishers Association’s Gold Medallion award and received the Silver Medallion award. In addition, Jackson was also named one of the top 50 most influential Christians in 2005 by the Christian Post.
Jackson has appeared as a guest on The Tavis Smiley Show, Tony Brown’s Journal, The O’Reilly Factor, Britt Hume’s Special Report, National Public Radio, CBS Evening News, BET Evening News, 700 Club, and CBN News. He has been featured in articles in The New York Times, Los Angeles Times, The Baltimore Sun, The Washington Times, The Philadelphia Inquirer and The Chicago Defender.
Bishop Jackson is Senior Pastor of Hope Christian Church in the Washington, DC area with 3000 attendees and serves as a regional Bishop in the Fellowship of International Churches (FOIC). He has authored several books including The Black Contract with America on Moral Values. He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from prestigious Williams College and a Masters of Business Administration from Harvard Business School. His secular work experience includes positions in several Fortune 500 companies. For more information, visit www.thetruthinblackandwhite.com