QUOTE: If you haven't seen what abortion does, then you will never understand what abortion actually is.
AUTHOR: Pastor Clenard Howard Childress, Jr., a lifelong resident of Montclair, New Jersey, joined the New Calvary Baptist Church in September of 1974 under the pastorate of Dr. Shellie Sampson. In 1978, he was appointed Director of the Youth Department, to organize and educate youth.
He also served as Chairman of the Board of Trustees, Superintendent of the Sunday School Department and Vice-President of the Outreach Ministries.
Pastor Childress successfully completed Northern Baptist School of Religion in 1986 where he majored in Christian Education. He was ordained in 1988 by the North Jersey Shiloh Association and later installed as Senior Pastor of New Calvary in April of 1989.
In 1997, Pastor Childress, along with his wife Regina, founded the Eutychus Mission, a ministry designed to provide continued rehabilitation and assistance to recently released juvenile detention detainees back into the mainstream of society.
In October of 1998, Essex County Executive James Treffinger honored Pastor Childress’ faithful and effective work at the Essex County Juvenile Detention Center by installing him as a Chaplain.
In November of 1998, he founded the Celebration of Life Day Care Center, which provides loving Christian care for children from infancy to 5 years of age.
In August of 1999, Pastor Childress was appointed President of the Life Education And Resource Network (L.E.A.R.N.) in Northeast Region. He was a chief organizer of the "Say So" March to the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, DC.
In November of 2000, Pastor Childress was awarded the Community Service Award by the Montclair Chapter of the N.A.A.C.P. for his dedicated work in the community.
In May 2001, Pastor Childress began broadcasting "The Urban Prophet" taking the pro-life pro-family message into the urban areas.
In September of 2002, Pastor Clenard H. Childress Jr. birthed the Pro-life website Blackgenocide. org. This website was designed to reach the Afro-American Community with the truth about abortion.
In January 2003, Pastor Childress was appointed a member of the National Pro-Life Religious Council of Washington, DC.