The Reverend Doctor Charles H. Jensen became the Senior Pastor of Cornerstone Fellowship in August 1981. He is a Delaware native and a graduate of the University of Delaware, Newark, Delaware, earning the Bachelor of Science degree in 1970. He is also a graduate of the Eastern Baptist Theological Seminary, Wynnewood, Pennsylvania, having earned the Master of Divinity degree in Biblical Studies in 1973 and the Doctor of Ministry degree in Pastoral Ministry in 1979. Dr. Jensen received the honorary Doctor of Divinity degree from Eastern Baptist Theological Seminary for his work in transitioning congregations to become intentional about disciplemaking. He served pastorates in Wilmington, Delaware, and Berwick, Pennsylvania, before coming to Coatesville. In January 2019, following his retirement, he assume the role of Interim Senior/Lead Pastor.
Pastor Jensen co-founded IgniteUS, a ministry dedicated to helping churches and pastors by building leadership competence to transform America’s churches into healthy, intentional disciple-makers. He is an independent church consultant in the area of church transformation.
Dr. Jensen and his wife, Lois, have two adult sons, Peter and Paul.