Seventh-Day Adventist Church



Pastor. Speaker. Author.

 "CJ" Claypole S. Cousins Jr., is simply a man who is in love with Jesus. His passion is to live, preach and teach the Gospel of Jesus Christ. CJ serves as Associate Pastor at the Restoration Praise Center in Lanham, MD. He serves in the areas of Evangelism, Discipleship & Internet/Social Media. He also served as Intern Pastor at One Place and Graduate Assistant for GROW Groups at Pioneer Memorial Church  on the campus of Andrews University. He holds a Bachelors of Business Administration, majoring in Human Resource Management from Florida International University in Miami, FL. He also has a Master of Human Resource Management from Keller Graduate School of Management of DeVry University. He has recently completed his Master of Divinity with an emphasis in Church Growth & Evangelism at the Seventh-day Adventist Theological Seminary at Andrews University.  He is married to the lovely Deedre Nicole Cousins who is a wonderful support and partner in ministry. CJ is passionate about sharing God’s love as seen through the Gospel of Jesus Christ in the context of Revelation 14:6-12. In addition to preaching & teaching, CJ also loves to sing and write about Jesus.