Preacher man since he was a boy

Michael Banks
3 min readOct 6, 2021

West Columbia’s Jackson wonders why God chose him

The Rev. Charles Jackson is shown at Brookland Baptist Church in West Columbia, SC. (Photo by Milton Morris)

It’s fitting one of the Rev. Charles Jackson’s favorite Bible stories has to do with the boy who offers his lunch of a few fishes and slices of bread to Christ, who multiplies the offering and feeds thousands.

Ever since he was just a child some six decades ago, Jackson has been bringing the word of…