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The Donkey’s Rider

The Rider’s Triumphal Entry

Jesus said, “Say to the daughter of Zion, ‘Behold, your king is coming to you, humble, and mounted on a donkey, and on a colt, the foal of a beast of burden.’” Matthew 21:5

“And the crowds that went before him and that followed him were shouting, “Hosanna to the Son of David! Blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord! Hosanna in the highest!” Matthew 21:9

Who is the Rider?

There is only one. He is Jesus Christ, the only begotten Son of the Living God.

Who is the Donkey?

There are many, but this one is Arthur Jenkins.

When Jesus Christ rode into Jerusalem and was greeted with shouts of “Hosanna,” it would have been a sad mistake for the donkey to think the cheers were for him.”

The Donkey

My name is Arthur Jenkins and I am the Senior Pastor of Saint James Church on James Island, Charleston, SC. My family (1 wife, two daughters, and dogs, dogs, dogs) all moved to James Island initially in 1991. I studied theology at Virginia Theological Seminary where I earned the degree of M.Div. Before going to seminary I was a pig farmer in North Carolina. As a farmer I produced purebred seedstock for the then evolving pork industry. As a pork producer I served as the President of the North Carolina Pork Producers Association. Maybe the most important point about my history is that many have read of the Prodigal Son, I was one. TBTG!

The purpose of this blog is to allow us to have a conversation. I pray it won’t be one-sided. Here I will list my prayers, my devotions, my thoughts, and some faith resources. My prayer is that they may help you as you too bear the Rider into your home and the world. Soli Deo Gloria