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CJ Cousins, Associate & Youth Pastor
“CJ” Claypole S. Cousins Jr., is simply a man who is in love with Jesus. His passion is to live, preach and teach the gospel of Jesus Christ and equip disciple making disciples. He is married to the lovely Deedré Nicole Cousins who is a wonderful support and partner in ministry. Together, God has recently blessed them with a beautiful baby boy, Thomas Alexander Cousins. He holds a Bachelors of Business Administration, majoring in Human Resource Management from Florida International University in Miami, FL. He also has a Master of Human Resource Management from Keller Graduate School of Management of Devry University. He has completed his Master of Divinity with an emphasis in Church Growth & Evangelism at the Seventh-day Adventist Theological Seminary at Andrews University. He has served as intern pastor at One Place and graduate assistant for Grow Groups at Pioneer Memorial Church on the campus of Andrews University. CJ served as the Associate Pastor for Grow Groups & RPCtv at Restoration Praise Center SDA Church in Bowie, MD. He currently serves as Associate Pastor for Youth, Young Adults and Children at Vienna SDA Church in Vienna, VA. CJ is passionate about sharing God’s love as seen through the gospel of Jesus Christ in the context of Revelation 14:6-12. In addition to preaching and teaching, CJ also loves to sing and write about Jesus.


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