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Dr. James H. CokleyDr. James H. Cokley
President, National Baptist Congress of Christian Education
Born in Andrews, South Carolina, Dr. James H. Cokley, is a graduate of Andrew High School where he achieved a number of firsts. He was the first African-American male to graduate as Valedictorian, the first Black Eagle Scout of Georgetown County, and the first Black member of the Order of the Arrow, a program for honor scouts. Dr. Cokley is a 1994 graduate of McCormick Theological Seminary, Chicago, Illinois with a Doctor of Ministry degree in Parish Revitalization; Master of Divinity, ... more
Office Phone: (843) 248-4900

Dr. Elliott CuffDr. Elliott Cuff
Dean, National Baptist Congress of Christian Education
Reverend Elliott Cuff is the senior pastor of the Lincoln Heights Missionary Baptist Church, Woodlawn, Ohio. Dr. Cuff is known as a visionary leader who builds his ministry around transforming the lives of the disadvantaged, the disenchanted and the distressed masses through an anointed message of the gospel that promotes liberation, empowerment, and deliverance; especially for families and individuals broken through the power of sinful displacement. He is a strong advocate for economic ... more
Office Phone: 513.772.5422