Since 1982, Dr. Henry Pinckney Davis III has been preaching
the Gospel of Jesus Christ, having been licensed and
ordained at the St. Paul Baptist Church of Atlantic
New Jersey, under the pastoral leadership of his father, Dr.
Henry P. Davis, Jr. His preaching is
relevant, challenging, and inspirational.
In 2000, Dr. Davis was called to pastor the First Baptist
Church of Highland Park in
. Dr. Davis formerly pastored the Second Canaan Baptist Church
in Harlem, New York (1993-2000), and the Community Baptist
Church in Lakehurst, New Jersey (1988-1993).
Dr. Davis leads a “Bible Believing, Christ Centered & Spirit Led
Congregation” with an active membership of over 3,000
Disciples who are engaged in Kingdom Building through more
than 80 ministries. The church has five worship assemblies each
week with three Sunday worship services—at 7:30am, 11:15am,
and 6:00pm and two on Wednesdays (Wonderful Wednesdays
With Jesus) at 12:00 p.m. (The Power Hour) and at
6:45p.m., which is a time of Prayer, Praise, Worship, and
The Word . First Baptist Highland Park is a
progressive and visionary church that offers a Christian
Academy - Pre-K - 8th Grade)
and numerous Bible study groups. The church also has a senior citizens center
and offers ministries to reach out to the youth, young
adults, couples, singles, prisoners, sick, bereaved and
Dr. Davis, a native of Wichita Falls, Texas, studied at Oral
Roberts University, (Tulsa, Oklahoma) later graduated from
Norfolk State University, (Norfolk, Virginia) with a B.A. in
English; Fairleigh Dickinson University (New Jersey) with a
Master of Public Administration; New Brunswick Theological
Seminary (New Jersey) with a Master of Divinity (M.DIV.); and United
Theological Seminary (Dayton, Ohio) with a Doctor of
Ministry (D.Min.). Dr. Davis has been the recipient of numerous awards and citations, including being
inducted into the Martin Luther King Jr. Board of Preachers at
Morehouse College of Atlanta, Georgia in 2007.
He can be heard every Sunday at 7:00 a.m. ET from Virginia to Baltimore on WAVA 105.1 FM (
), every Sunday morning at 6:30 a.m. ET from New York City on WLIB - 1190 AM
), every Saturday morning at 7:30 a.m.
on Praise 104.1 FM (www.praisedc.com ), and live streaming of worship services are available through www.fbhp.org and www.streamingfaith.com. On-demand worship services can also be accessed from
Streaming Faith On-Demand
Dr. Davis and his wife Weptanomah have one daughter and one