H.B. Charles, Jr.
H.B. Charles, Jr. is the pastor-teacher of Shiloh Metropolitan Baptist Church in Jacksonville, Florida. H.B. has served since 2008. Prior to joining Shiloh, he led the Mt. Sinai Missionary Baptist Church of Los Angeles for almost 18 years. Succeeding his late father, he began his pastorate at Mt. Sinai at the age of 17 while still a senior in high school. Last year, H.B. made history when he was elected the first African-American president of the Southern Baptist Convention’s Pastors’ Conference. He and his wife, Crystal, have three children.