Jeffrey Leskowat

Memorial Baptist Church,
Public Safety/Community Chaplaincy, Disaster Relief Chaplaincy, Military Chaplaincy, Military Chaplaincy
Memorial Baptist Church
December 24
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About My Family

My wife and I home educated our nine children. God has been faithful to provide us with His gracious provision, protection and direction in marriage, discipling our children and personal sanctification in responsibility dependent upon the enablement and empowerment of His Holy Spirit through the truth of His Word by trust in Him.

I have a B.S. and an M.B.A. I have worked in financial analysis and information systems technology primarily in the energy and financial services industries.

I am a deacon in our church, and I am blessed with many opportunities to serve.

About My Ministry

I am an SBC endorsed community service chaplain. My ministry focus has been re-directed by the Lord in various areas, including systematic theology and apologetics with teenagers, discipling church members, coaching ministry leaders, caring for co-workers in industry and disaster relief chaplaincy.

SBC Chaplaincy

Chaplaincy is a vital frontline ministry and extension of the local church. Chaplains reach the lost among the thousands of men and women in the U.S. Armed Forces, correctional facilities, healthcare settings, public safety, disaster relief sites, and corporate environments. SBC Chaplains care for the broken, offer hope to the hopeless, and advance the gospel of Jesus Christ in hard-to-reach places.
The qualifications expected of a Southern Baptist applying for endorsement as a chaplain or counselor are established by their institution and the Chaplains Commission, SBC. These qualification requirements vary according to the type of chaplaincy or counseling ministry involved but all are expected to meet a high level of ministerial competence.


Pray for boldness to share the gospel and open hearts among the people to whom I minister. Pray people will come to saving faith in Jesus. Pray more people will become missionaries and chaplains.


Commit to long-term prayer support. Explore the opportunities to extend the reach of your church by becoming a chaplain. Be involved in supporting chaplains and their families. Send notes of encouragement. Talk with a chaplain about his or her ministry context. Send resources that support a chaplain's ministry context. Pray for chaplains and their families.
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