Pastor C.D. Jackson Sr., was born in Atlanta, Ga. in 1974 at Grady Memorial Hospital. He graduated from Ronald E. McNair Sr. High School in 1993 and attended Kaplan University. There he consistently made the Dean’s List, as well as being inducted into The National Society of Collegiate Scholars for commitment to the ideals of Scholarship, Leadership and Service while pursuing his Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration. Pastor C.D., as he is affectionately called, was raised from birth to be a child of God and attended the Move of God Church in Atlanta, Ga., pastored by the late Edward Harris and Mrs. Francis Harris. He was christened at the age of 6. At the age of 9 he received his first bible from his mother and would relentlessly read the bible from the beginning to end on more than one occasion. He then knew that he loved the Lord and wanted to please Him.
Pastor C.D. gave his life to Christ at the age of 12. At the age of 16, he would preach his first sermon in Jasper, Alabama under the tutelage of Prophet Kevin McDaniel. However, Pastor C.D backslid and found himself out in the world in a life of sin which involved everything from dealing drugs to becoming an alcoholic; but Glory be to God he would find his way back to salvation at the age of 23. Being chosen of God, he would begin to minister again in Riverdale and Carrolton, GA. He would go on to attend Rainbow International Seminary in Atlanta, Ga. where he first received his ministerial license and later his Pastoral license. He is currently pursuing his Doctorate Degree in Theology.
On September 2, 2012, God would unite Pastor C.D. with First Lady Ana a native of Chicago, IL. Being led of God, they would start Divine Bread of Life Ministries in November 2012. The bible says, “Despise not small beginnings”, they started the ministry in their own home and later moving to E.C. West Elementary located in Fairburn, GA.
Pastor C.D. has a vast musical background and can play violin, viola, cello, bass, bass guitar and drums. He utilized his talents as a member of the DeKalb Youth Pops Orchestra and also traveled as a musician and background singer with The Mighty Sons of Zion, a quartet group.
Pastor C.D. is a full gospel minister believing in total deliverance through the blood of Jesus Christ. His faith in Christ is from firsthand experience and he believes that all things are possible through Christ Jesus. His favorite scripture is Isaiah 53:5 “But He was wounded for our transgressions, He was bruised for our iniquities: the chastisement of our peace was upon Him; and with His stripes we are healed.”