Dr. Douglas R. Jackson has been pastor of Community Baptist Church in Saginaw, Michigan for over 33 years. Under his ministry, the church has had considerable growth. In 1981, Dr. Jackson founded the Community Baptist Christian School.
Dr. Jackson loves the Lord with his whole heart and has a burning desire to see the cause of Christ furthered. He has an enthusiastic, dynamic style of preaching that God has used to challenge all ages.
Pastor Jackson graduated in the first four-year graduating class in 1972 from Maranatha Baptist Bible College in Watertown, Wisconsin. Pastor Jackson serves on several boards including: Maranatha Baptist Bible College; Michigan Association of Christian Schools (M.A.C.S.); Baptist World Missions; and Independent Fundamental Baptist Fellowship of Michigan.
His wife Kathy of 40 years is an integral part of the ministry at Community. Kathy teaches Sunday School, counsels ladies, and is an Art teacher at Community Baptist Christian School. Mrs. Jackson is widely used as an inspiring Ladies conference speaker and Black Light Chalk artist. They have 3 children - twin daughters, Kristina & Katrina who are active in their husbands ministries and in their perspective churches. Their 27 year old son Clint, born with Down Syndrome, is involved in various ministries at Community Baptist through preaching, ushering, greeting, and hospital visitation.