The role of our pastoral staff is to give direction, to train disciple-makers, to spend priority time in prayer and the ministry of the word, and to be models in the process of making disciples.
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.
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.
Assistant Pastor of Youth and Group Life
Peter Jensen is the Assistant Pastor. Peter is a graduate of the University of Delaware, with a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and a graduate of Villanova University with a Master’s degree in Psychology. He has had extensive experience working with youth and is a musician and composer.
The Reverend Doctor Lois Jensen