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Charles Simmons is a strategic thinker and leader for such a time as this. He is the founder and Lead Pastor of Connect Church. Connect Church is a vibrant ministry that impacts people of all ages, socioeconomic classes, and ethnic backgrounds.

Dr. Charles has developed a culture of transformation that describes and explains his philosophy of ministry and business : a philosophy that is apparent in his application not only towards ministry but also towards life. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise Science, Recreation & Community Service from Southern Arkansas University in Magnolia, Arkansas. A Masters in Biblical Studies, and a Doctorate of Divinity degree from PenteFaith Biblical Studies Institute in Houston, Texas. 


Dr. Simmons has a unique and versatile leadership gift and often helps churches and businesses across the country through speaking and systematic strategies. In addition, Dr. Simmons is the founder and CEO of LeaderSharp L.L.C. A platform used to help leaders sharpen their distinctive edge and become sharp...LEADERSHARP!


He is married to Demetrius Simmons and they are the proud parents of two daughters Ciarra & Kyairrah and one son Bryson Simmons. They have one grandson Dennis and are loving life everyday!

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