H.B. Charles Jr.

H.B. Charles, Jr. has been the pastor of Shiloh Metropolitan Baptist Church in Jacksonville, Florida since 2008. Over the course of H.B.'s pastorate, his love for God's Word, the church, and lost people has resulted in joyfully balancing his pastoral responsibilities with speaking engagements in revivals, conferences, and other church events. He is married to his best friend, Crystal, and they are the proud parents of three children, H.B. Charles III, Natalie Marie and Hailey Breanne. He was a contributor of the Power in the Pulpit, and continues to seek further education to help fulfill his prayerful desire to write and teach alongside his calling to pastoral ministry.

Jul 23

Prayer and the Ministry of the Word by H.B. Charles Jr.

We should do our best to prepare ourselves to lead the saints in corporate prayer.

Jul 2

Don’t Assume Anything In The Pulpit by H.B. Charles Jr.

Familiarity with the wording of a text does not guarantee spiritual illumination.

Jun 25

Vacationing to the Glory of God by H.B. Charles Jr.

Do not rob yourself by wasting your resources and missing your opportunity to make spiritual investments.

May 21

An Essential Part of Planning Your Preaching by H.B. Charles Jr.

If your congregation cannot or will not listen to anyone but you, it is a cult of personality, not a church.

Apr 23

Guarding Your Heart in the Pulpit by H.B. Charles Jr.

Sermon preparation is an exercise in believing prayer.

Apr 2

When It’s Time to Leave a Church by H.B. Charles Jr.

Here’s the bottom line: You must leave a church when a church requires you to deny what you believe or believe what you deny.

Mar 26

I Will Not Offer the Lord What Costs Me Nothing by H.B. Charles Jr.

When you offer God your best work, you will sense his smile on you as you preach.

Feb 26

Have You Been With Jesus? by H.B. Charles Jr.

Effective public ministry is the result of meaningful private devotion.

Jan 29

How the Pew Can Help the Pulpit by H.B. Charles Jr.

Good preaching is a partnership between pastor and congregation, pulpit and pew, the one who preaches and the one who listens.

Dec 4

The Greatest Promise in the Bible by H.B. Charles Jr.

Concerning Philippians 4:19, James Montgomery Boice comments… “We come now to what is perhaps the greatest promise in the entire Bible. And it is great because it includes all of the other promises in itself.” The wonderful promise of Philippians 4:19 is this: “And my God will supply every need of yours according to his riches in glory […]