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Jason’s Bio

Hello,

My name is Jason Jenkins and I am originally from Bloomington/Normal, IL.   I am married to my lovely bride, Chrissy and we have 2 wonderful daughters Grace and Selah and are expecting another baby girl in August of 2017.  In November of 2004, God revealed Himself to me and rescued me from myself.  I lived a reprobate life.  Expelled from High School for drugs, then on to sexual immorality, lying, gambling and addictions which ruled my life and I simply lived for myself with no regard for Christ.  After He captivated my heart, I began to want to know Him more.  Intimately wanting to know this Awesome God.  I devoured His Word and soaked up as many teachings about Him as I could through sermons.  My life began to change in a dramatic way.  The things I once pursued, became sickening to me.  And the things I once despised became wonderful to me.  I began to share my faith with my co-workers at State Farm Corporate Headquarters.  Then I began asking God what is it He wanted me to do with my life?  One day while at church, I noticed in the bulletin an invitation to come volunteer at Love Packages.  I accepted the invitation and came to volunteer in 2005.  I was literally overwhelmed with what took place there.  Everything was given away for free!  Millions of pounds of Bibles and other literature to the nations.  WOW.  I jumped at the opportunity to come and volunteer again and again until one day God spoke to my heart.  God was leading me to sell my house, quit my job and move to Love Packages.  As crazy at it sounds, that is exactly what I did.  After a series of confirmations and peace from the Lord, I knew this is where God wanted me.  So on June 1st, 2006 ( A Saturday) I moved there to live in an apartment at the ministry near the dormitory where we house volunteers.  God has blessed this time here immensely.  For the first 7 years I was a full time volunteer with missionary support from folks back home because they could not afford to pay me at Love Packages.  The money is stewarded so well there.  So I began my intern work.  I began soaking up teachings led by Steve Schmidt.  He has been my mentor and great friend.  He is a wonderful man of God whom I desire to be like.  He is fully devoted to Christ which is exactly what I want.  On May 28, 2012 I was officially hired to be on staff and I am very grateful for the opportunity to serve Jesus Christ daily as my “job”.  Finally, on September 1, 2016, my family and I were sent to Alabama to manage the new branch of Love Packages there.