CHAD T. HINSON, SR.

Senior Pastor, Alpha Worship Center

Bear, DE 19701

 

Dynamic, Enthusiastic Pastor and Church Leader, with a track record of transforming and revitalizing individuals, and congregations with the renewed desire for both growth and increase in faith focus, coupled with a commitment to empowering those that are struggling with the effects of social injustice.

 

SKILL HIGHLIGHTS

 

  • Transforming Preaching
  • Engaging Teaching
  • Collaborative Leadership
  • Community Engagement
  • Outreach Planning
  • Strategic Planning
  • Internal Change
  • Change Management
  • New Ministry Development Growth & Expansion
  • Evangelism Training & Programs
  • Proven Administrative Principles
  • Urban Ministry Building
  • Capital Improvements
  • Program Development
  • Public Relations
  • Leadership Development
  • Training & Development Direction
  • Marriage and Family Counseling
  • Bereavement Counseling
  • General Counseling
  • Effective Pastoral Care
  • Discipleship Training
  • Evangelistic Music & Worship
  • Networking & Public Relations

 

 

CORE ACCOMPLISHMENTS

 

  • Increased new membership by 40% within a one year period through using engaging, and creative ministry approaches, dynamic preaching and teaching with life applications, while injecting humor and creativity into the worship service structure-Sharon Baptist
  • Revitalized the youth program, through strategic and creative youth focused activities, and worship Structure to make it more relevant, increasing attendance by 30% within a one year period-Sharon Baptist
  • Blending a contemporary style of worship with a traditional-style for enhanced overall worship experience
  • Spiritual advisement to key leaders-Grammy-Award Winners-Bishop Hezekiah Walker, Jr. and Tyrone Tribbett, and current Mayor Dana Redd-Camden
  • Partnered with key political and community stakeholders to champion causes resulting in social change for the surrounding community-New Strength, Sharon Baptist
  • Speaker to NFL and NCAA teams to assist with the spiritual formation of the players-Cleveland Browns under Coach Butch Davis, University of Southern California (USC-under current coach for Seattle Seahawks, Pete Carol)
  • Assessed community needs to strategically plan for ministries for the future and designed to accommodate potential needs prior to launching major building expansion-Sharon Baptist
  • Reconfigured the church staff with a goal to better meet and serve the church needs, resulting in lower staff costs and more effective ministry
  • Partnered with media representatives to establish ongoing public relations track that promotes the effective work of the church-Radio One-Cathy Hughes, Praise 103:9
  • Helped to develop and implement Covenant Keepers International Ministry a mentoring and evangelistic ministry that takes the Gospel around the world, and educates hundreds of children in South Africa-Love Fellowship Tabernacle
  • Developed and Implemented The School of Elijah Bible School-Love Fellowship Tabernacle

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

  • New Strength Gospel Church-Senior Pastor, 1999-2005
  • Covenant Keeper's International Fellowship- Assistant to Bishop Hezekiah Walker. Jr. /Special Counsel, 2005-Present
  • Sharon Baptist Church-Pastor of Evangelism. Worship, Youth & Family Services/Assistant to Bishop Keith Reed, Jr., 2005-2015
  • New Jersey Senate Confidential Aid-Senator Dana L. Redd, 2008-2009
  • Campaign Manager & Strategist-Camden Mayoral Elections, "People Still Matter", "United for Change", "Moving Camden Forward", 2004-Present
  • Motivational Speaker NFL, Cleveland Browns
  • Motivational Speaker NCAA, University of Southern California

 

EDUCATION

Master of Divinity: Divinity 2015

Palmer Theological Seminary, Philadelphia, Pa, USA

B.S. Biblical Studies/Counseling: Biblical Studies 1995

Philadelphia Biblical University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA