Mission &
Leadership Summit 2022

Speaker Details

Senior pastor, Kingsboro Temple of Seventh-day Adventists

Dr. Jerome Crichton

Jerome C. Crichton served as founder and CEO of Every Word Ministries, a self-supporting, community-based ministry in Pittsburg, CA, for over two decades. As an educator, he worked as an adjunct professor of psychology at Alliant International University (San Francisco) and Diablo Valley Community College. He was also a commissioner of mental health for Contra Costa County, CA. Crichton earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Theology from Oakwood University, with graduate degrees in divinity and psychology. Notably, he earned a Doctor of Ministry degree in The African American Church of the 21st Century from United Theological Seminary as a Cosby/Wheeler Scholar and a Doctor of Philosophy degree in Psychology from Alliant International University. He also studied Applied Percussion at Berklee College of Music, Boston, MA.

He is an ordained minister, having served in Northeastern and Northern California Conferences. He has conducted evangelism, workshops, and seminars domestically and internationally, mentors graduate students and pastors and consults organizational leaders globally. He has written for Message magazine, Ministry magazine and the NAD Ministerial Association. He currently serves as senior pastor of Kingsboro Temple of Seventh-day Adventists in Brooklyn, NY. He is the father of two adult children who reside in Northern CA.