About Dr. Basha P. Jordan, Jr.
Born October 11, 1947 in Welch, West Virginia to Rev. Basha P. Jordan, Sr. and
Doreatha C. Jordan. Started working at age eleven.Came to Baltimore in 1960, attended Dunbar High School and graduated from Baltimore City College (High School) in 1965. Played football, wrestled and threw the shot put and discus for track and field. Graduated from Morgan University in 1970 with a B.A. in Political Science. Had two women's clothing stores in Baltimore before going into the ministry.
Studied Business Administration in graduate school at Morgan and went on to graduate from Wesley Theological Seminary, Washington, D. C. in 1980 with a Masters of Divinity. Graduated from Drew University, Madison, New Jersey in 1984 with a Doctor of Divinity.
Pastored in the United Methodist Church from 1977-1999. Founder, pastor and apostle of Hope Alive Ministry Deliverance Fellowship, Baltimore, Maryland January 2000 –present. Married Pia Marie Winters July 4, 1981 to present and father of Basha 3rd and Christina. In October 2015 moved Hope Alive Outreach headquarters to St. Petersburg, Florida, a 501©3 non-profit corporation.
He went into treatment for addiction to drugs October 13, 1988. Began Addiction radio WCAO –AM broadcast in Baltimore 1992- present. Dr. Jordan opened the House of Hope, a men's recovery house in June 2001 next door to the church. He served on the boards of Tuerk House treatment center, One Church One Addict and the National Council on Alcohol and Drug Dependency. Conducted conferences on Drug/Alcohol Addiction, a Licensed Drug Counselor for Maryland and authored a book about his life and recovery, The Pipe and the Pulpit.
Dr. Jordan is dedicated to being a witness for Jesus Christ and giving Hope to those suffering from the disease of addiction, especially drugs and alcohol. Those suffering in silence in the church and other professional arenas are high on Dr. Jordan's list of priority. This is what happened to him before freedom came.
Anybody can suffer from the disease of addiction, but anybody can also get free if willing to take certain steps and work certain principles as Dr. Jordan has done.