About Our Pastor
Bishop Davenport is married to Constance M. (Zachery) Davenport, his high school sweetheart. They have been married since 1975 and are the proud parents of four: Nikkita Renee Warfield (Michael), Dwann Cheri Gabiam (Jacob), William Jourard, and Arielle Briana Quarles (Mikhail). They have five granddaughters: Morgan, Micah, London, Mikhaila, Azaria, and three grandsons: Jacob, Moche, and Benjamin.
Bishop Davenport started his pastorate at Corinth Missionary Baptist Church in 1984. His personal testimony is “Except the Lord build the house, they labor in vain that build it: except the Lord keep the city, the watchmen waketh but in vain.” (Psalm 127:1)
It is the shared vision of Bishop Davenport and the members of Corinth Missionary Baptist Church, Inc. “to see the whole world saved, starting with the lives we encounter.”
Under Bishop Davenport’s pastorate the following ministries have been implemented:
Intercessory Prayer, Weekly Bible Study (Noon and 7:30 PM), Minister’s Training, First Sunday Evening Prophetic Encounter – Healing, Miracles and Deliverance Service 6:00 PM Service, Soul Winning Program, Prison & Jail Ministry, Teen Bible Study, Home Ministry, AWANA – Children’s Bible Study, Women’s Ministry, Heart & Soul Ministry, Christian Education Ministry, Young Ladies of Distinction (YLOD) and Ladies of Virtue (LOV), Children’s Church, Nursing Home Ministry, Dance Ministry, Greeters/Parking Lot Ministry, Young Men of Standards (YMOS), Seniors (Sowing Eagles), Emergency Preparedness and Readiness Program, Veterans Ministry,
OUT-REACH GLOBAL MINISTRIES
Ibadan, Nigeria: 2000 – present: CMBC built a church and a 21-room school – The City of Faith Comprehensive College. We are currently supporting the building of another church in Africa.
India: 2008 Supplied 40 bicycles to the village ministers to travel throughout the many villages winning souls for Christ. Based on recent mission report, over 12,000 people have accepted Christ as their Savior.
Liberia: Provided support for a missionary for over 16 years.
Tanzania: Support to Pastor Vincent Mbarikiwa ministries.
Radio Ministry -- WGFS 1430 AM (Covington, GA)
OUT-REACH COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT
“Taking Back our City” Crusade; Youth Activities Committee; Community Thanksgiving Service; Community Easter “Sunrise” Service
Corinth Community Development Corporation, City of Social Circle Fourth of July Celebration, Pastors/Community Leaders
Bishop Davenport is presently active on the following boards: Atlanta Metro State College Foundation Board, Boys & Girls Club of North Ga., and Christian City Board of Trustees.
AWARDS & RECOGNITIONS
Chosen Pastor Award: Presented by Mr. Creed Pannell, Jr., CEO & Executive Director of Atlanta Gospel Choice Awards
Unsung Hero: Presented by the Walton Tribune—recognized for making a positive impact in the community
Guiding Lights of Social Circle: Sponsored by Better Hometown of Social Circle--recognized for contributing to the improvement of the City of Social Circle and exhibited leadership in the community
Living Legend Award: Presented by Seaborn Lee Elementary School for impact on schools and communities
Solid Rock Award: Presented by the South Fulton Chamber of Commerce
Phenomenal Trailblazer Award: Presented by Rep. Sharon Teague and Georgia NFWL
Key to the City of Union City: Presented by Mayor Vince Williams
GateKeeper in the City – presented by LLOA
Hall of Fame Award: Presented by East Atlanta High School Alumni
Chairman Circle Award: Presented by South Fulton Chamber
Bishop Davenport’s education consists of High School diploma --East Atlanta High School; B.S. degree (Electronic Engineering)--Fort Valley State University; Certificate in Biblical Studies -- Ambassador Bible College; Graduate Studies in Religion -- Liberty University (Lynchburg, VA); and a Doctorate of Pastoral Counseling (D PC) -- Andersonville Theological Seminary. Bishop Davenport retired from Georgia Power Company as an area manager.