“For the Lord is a sun and shield; the Lord will give grace and glory.  No good thing will He withhold from them that walk uprightly.” ~ Psalms 84:11

Ministerial Achievements

  • Called to the gospel ministry in 1977 at the age of 13 years old, under the leadership of Rev. C.E. Ward, Jr. at New Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church in Gary
  • Received his license to preach in 1981
  • Ordained by his father, Rev. Charles E. Adams, Sr. in 1984 at Pilgrim Rest Missionary Baptist Church
  • Elected as Pilgrim Rest’s youngest pastor in 1990 (following the passing of his father)
  • Indiana Christian Bible College – Bachelor of Theology

Offices and Organization Affiliations

  • National Baptist Convention – Active Member
  • General Missionary Baptist Congress of Christian Education for the State of Indiana – Past Secretary
  • Indiana State Convention – First Vice President
  • Fellowship Council of Baptist Ministers – Past President

Family Life

Pastor Adams is married to Kimbley Adams; the two have one son, Charles Adams, III.