Rev. Jerry E. Chiles

Forest Hills Baptist Church, Raleigh, North Carolina – 1996 – 2012
Associate Pastor of Adults

Tabernacle Baptist Church, Carrollton, Georgia – 1986 – 1996
Minister of Education

First Baptist Church, Dalton Georgia – 1972 – 1986
Minister of Education/Administration; Minister of Youth

Reidland Baptist Church, Paducah, Kentucky – 1971 – 1972
Minister of Music and Youth

First Baptist Church, Lawrenceburg, Kentucky – 1968 – 1971
Minister of Music and Youth

Church Experiences at Forest Hills

  • Involved in the leadership team that formulated mission and vision of the church.
  • Active in the leadership team that led the church to develop the team ministry model
  • Guided the Sunday School to be cohesive in purpose and direction.
  • Established the Academy of Christian Growth for additional Christian study at optional times
  • Led in establishing the Forest Hills World Mission Offering.
  • Encouraged and supported adults of all ages in their involvement in local, North American, and international mission projects.
  • Facilitated ALPHA and other community outreach events
  • Involved in missions by planning and/or participating in over 70 projects in his ministry.

Other Activities

Certified Emotional Intelligence Trainer
TalentSmart, the world’s #1 trainer of Emotional Intelligence – 2012 – present

Coach churches and pastors to discover mission/vision – 2006
Baptist State Convention of North Carolina

Certified Coach
Coach Approach Ministry – 2004 – present

Peer Learning Community of Educators – 2003 – present

Christian Educators of North Carolina – 2002 – 2003
Baptist Association of Christian Educators – 1998 – 1999
Eastern Baptist Religious Education Association – 1984
Georgia Baptist Religious Education Association – 1983

Vice President
Southern Baptist Association of Ministries with the Aging – 1990

Visiting Professor
Southern Seminary, Louisville, Kentucky – J-Term 1980