JENTEZEN FRANKLIN: BIOGRAPHY, AGE, FAMILY, CAREER, MINISTRY, NET WORTH ETC
Jentezen Franklin is a famous and devoted American evangelical pastor, renowned author, and televangelist. He is the senior pastor of Free Chapel, a multi-site church based in Gainesville, Georgia.
JENTEZEN FRANKLIN BIOGRAPHY
The American born Televangelist and the Senior Pastor of Free Chapel, Jentezin Franklin was born on the 21st of July, 1962, in Wilson, North Carolina, United State. Franklin was born and brought up in a devoted Christian Background. Having a pastor as a father, Franklin chose to follow his father’s footsteps.
He abandon his studies in order to become a preacher of Christ. He was first trained as a Saxophone player at Atlantic Christian College Department. He later however committed his life fully to Jesus and yearned to do something great for God at the age of 16.
PARENTS & SIBLINGS
Evangelist Jentezen Franklin was born to his father Pastor Billy Franklin and his mother Kate Franklin in Wilson, North Carolina, United State. Franklin is the third child of the five children of his parents. He has two elder brothers named Doyle Franklin and Richie Franklin and two younger sisters named Jennifer Franklin and Jill Franklin . Unfortunately his elder brother Richie Franklin died on 1st of December, 2012.
Wishing his mom a happy mother’s day, Franklin took to instagram to share:
JENTEZEN FRANKLIN AGE /DATE OF BIRTH AND BIRTHDAY
Jentezen Franklin was born on the 21 July 1962 . Accordingly, he is 60 years old (2022). Pastor Jentezen marks his birthday on the 21st day of July every year.
Franklin attended Atlantic Christian College (Currently known as Barton College) where he studied tenor saxophone. Franklin attended the school along with his elder brother Richie but unfortunately didn’t complete the College after his brother Richie graduated from the school.
JENTEZEN FRANKLIN WIFE AND CHILDREN
The Senior Pastor of Free Chapel Church Evangelist Jentezen Franklin is happily Married to Cherise Franklin.
Celebrating his wife Cherise Franklin birthday on the 28 April 2022, Pastor Jentezen shared on Instagram
The Couple got married in September 1987 and God has blessed their union with Five grown children named; Courtney Franklin, Caressa Franklin, Caroline Franklin, Connar Franklin and Drake Franklin. Jentezen Franklin’s wife Cherise has been a pillar of support to her husband and the ministry as they both lead Free Chapel. Mr and Mrs Jentezen are also proud grandparents of two.
His son Drake Franklin got married May 19 2021 to Jayme Chandler Franklin @@jaymechandlerfranklin.
Celebrationg their marriage, Franklin took to instagram to share :
After Jentezen Franklin abandon his academic studies in pursuit of his ministerial calling under the leadership of his father where he was nurtured as an evangelist in the Church of God. Pastor Jentezen Franklin was initially posted as the lead Pastor of Free Chapel, after Roy Wellborn the then senior Pastor of Free Chapel Churchpassed away in 1989.
Franklin took over the Church and in 2004 they moved to a new location that has over 3,000 seat auditoriums. In 2007, Free Chapel opened her second branch in Irvine, California. In 2014, Free Chapel through Evangelist Franklin launched another of their branch Gwinnett Church in Suwanee, Georgia, United State. The Ministry continued to wax stronger through the leadership of Evangelist Jentezen Franklin.
Few years after, Franklin Expanded Free Chapel to South Carolina in Spartanburg which commence in 2016, also in 2018 Free Chapel added a Midtown campus in Atlanta.
During his interview with the “Time” he said, “It has always been his dream to have a Church in Atlanta”. Free Chapel has locations in other areas including: Orange County CA; Buford GA; and Cumming GA.
Evangelist Franklin owned a TV program known as Kingdom Connection which is broadcasted on TBN, Church Channel and other major networks across the globe. Jentezen Franklin Ministries host three annual conferences which include: One Marriage Conference, Divine Woman Conference and The Forward Students Conference.
Evangelist Franklin focuses mainly on families at large. The Kingdom Connection television broadcast alone delivers the life-changing truth of God’s word to over 200 nations globally. Each of the broadcasts reaches over 2.3 million viewers with the good news.
Free Chapel ministries through the modern day technology is fulfilling the great work of God by making sure the gospel of Christ Spread across every nations and reaches every soul via Jentezen Franklin Media Ministry (FFMM).
Jentezen Franklin is one of the New York-Time Best-selling Authors. Franklin is also an award winner. He has won the Martin Luther King Jr. Mantle of Destiny Award for his Struggles on racial reconciliations.
Jentezen Franklin Sermons 2022
Pastor Jentezen of Free Chapel is a devoted preacher of the gospel who has through his teachings converted thousands of souls. Some of the remarkable 2022 sermons by Jentezen Franklin include:
- This Is Your Year
- The Overflowing Cup
- One With Him So I’ll Be One With Them
- You Can’t Do Nothing
- Sticks and Stones
Act Like A Man
Celebrating The Little Victories
- The Blood, The Cloud and The Sea
- Don’t Give Up Now
BOOKS BY PASTOR JENTEZEN FRANKLIN
Evangelist Franklin is a renowned and best bestselling Author. Some of his notable book include :
- The Spirit of Python: Exposing Satan’s Plan to Squeeze the Life Out of You (2013)
- Fasting Student Edition: Go Deeper and Further with God Than Ever Before (2012);
- The Fasting Edge: Recover your passion. Recapture your dream. Restore your joy. (2011);
- Right People Right Place Right Plan (2011);
- Fear Fighters: How to Live with Confidence in a World Driven by Fear (2009);
- Fasting Study Guide: 5-Week Interactive Study Resource (2009);
- Believe That You Can (2008);
- Fasting Journal: Your Personal 21-Day Guide to a Successful Fast (2008);
- Fasting (2008);
- Right People, Right Place, Right Plan Devotional (2008);
- Right People, Right Place, Right Plan (2007);
- Fasting: Opening A Door To God’s Promises (2005);
- Fasting: Private Discipline That Brings Public Reward (2004)
JENTEZEN FRANKLIN NET WORTH
Jentezen Franklin has an estimated net-worth of $2 million US Dollars. His major source of income is mainly from the sales of his books as well a his income from his pastoral work.
SOCIAL MEDIA HANDLES
Facebook: @Jentezen Franklin
YouTube: @jentezen franklin
Official website : Jentezenfranklin.org