BRIEF BIOLOGICAL SKETCH OF DR. JAMES E. COLEMAN, JR.
Dr. James E. Coleman, Jr. is the Senior Pastor of Providence Transformation Church International in Lynchburg, Virginia and the Director of the Doctor of Ministry Program at Virginia University of Lynchburg. Coleman has a broadly viewed television broadcast that airs weekly on WSET ABC 13 weekly in the Lynchburg / Danville area and beyond!
Coleman is a husband, father, son, published author of Return Of The Men and activist at the local, state and national level. He holds a B.S. Degree in Political Science and Public Administration from James Madison University, Master of Divinity Degree from Virginia Union University, Master of Theology Degree from Duke University, and an earned Doctorate from United Theological Seminary in Dayton, Ohio as a Wyatt Tee Walker and W. Franklyn Richardson Fellow. Coleman is also a graduate of the 2001 Harvard University Summer Leadership and Community Development Institute.
Among many other responsibilities, Dr. Coleman is the Vice Chair of the Lynchburg City School Board, Southern Region Chair of the Virginia School Boards Association, Executive Committee Member, Virginia High School League, Member, Baptist General Convention of Virginia General Board and Co-Chair of The BGC Social Concerns Commission, Social Justice Chair, Virginia Baptist State Convention, Board Member, Lynchburg BB&T, Life Member, Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., Member Global United Fellowship, Member, and former National Board Member of the National Action Network.
Dr. Coleman has received numerous awards at the local, state and national levels and has spoken at the Pentagon, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Washington D.C. Redeem The Dream March, March For More Rally in Richmond , a host of churches, conferences, and organizations around the country.