Reaching and equipping families to meet life’s challenges

What We Do

We are passionate about helping families in God’s way, through the use of His all-sufficient Word, the Bible. We do this by:

You Are Not Alone

Christ-centered Help

We understand how hard life is. You do not have to face these problems along. You have Jesus Christ and you have us to meet these challenges. Our goal is to help you and your family succeed by nurturing your desire to please the Lord and do everything for His glory. Your success will result in:

  • Enhanced Coping Skills
  • Improved Quality of Life
  • Hope, Joy, and Contentment
  • Peace and Well-Being
  • Harmonious Relationships
  • Healthy, Productive Living
  • Debt-Free Lifestyle
  • Spiritual and Religious Well-Being

How to Get Help

Call us at 312-809-6983 to make an appointment. We look forward to serving you.

Email us at or

Click on our How You Can Help and Events sections to obtain information on how you can be involved in helping us reach and equip families to meet life’s challenges.

Our Impact

Christian Families

Our ministry and services will target Christian families and those groups and organizations who target Christian families who have a hard time coping or living effectively and who do not have the skills or resources to meet life's challenges. These would include troubled/at-risk youth, people who are grieving, troubled marriages and families, substance abusers, those without hope, the needy, the elderly, and those abused.

What families are saying about us…

Life is filled with ups, downs and crazy turn arounds. How do you objectively navigate those changing circumstances? The only unchanging, unyielding, all sufficient source of direction is the word of God. Carolyn Davis is a gifted certified biblical counselor who faithfully stands on the one thing that we can count on, God’s Word.

In Christ, Rev. Jeffery Ferrell

Under the tutelage of Sister Davis and the Holy Spirit, I was able to deepen my understanding of what it means to "...conform to the image of Christ", even when experiencing the valleys of life. Her and Brother Davis' commitment to the integrity and authority of Gods' word, especially as it relates to counseling, is both admirable and highly contagious.

Kuchambi Myhand

God is amazing! He used my counselor to walk with me through the Bible. I found out just how much God loved me and wanted me in love and with my husband. I started to feel empowered with strength and there was no more feelings of embarrassment and hurt or feeling alone. God used my messed up marriage to give me a whole new outlook on life. God is just that amazing! Today, I am still married. My marriage is not perfect but life is good; I’m happy, and I’m on purpose. Through biblical counseling I have learned the way to love, forgive, and live in a marriage while letting God get all the glory, and I am and will forever be grateful to God and my loving and very concerned counselor.

Vanessa McGee

Anyone who is married knows that through the years a marriage has its ups and downs. Years ago my husband and I were struggling to keep our marriage afloat. We were dealing with serious issues that we thought were irreconcilable. We were both contemplating divorce, something I thought I did not even believe in. We knew this wasn’t a problem we could handle on our own. We knew we needed the help of The Lord. We attended biblical counseling forabout one full year. Sister Davis, our counselor, gave us the tools to have a strong marriage, one with both LOVE and RESPECT. We now have two beautiful babies. We thank The Lord each and every day for our many blessings and for guiding us to go through counseling years ago.

God Bless, Scott and Jamie Johnson

How You Can Help

Help Us Reach and Equip Families

There are three ways you can help us reach and equip families to meet life’s challenges. We provide opportunities for volunteers and interns to get involved in helping our cause in fulfilling our mission. You could also make a charitable contribution to financially support our efforts.

JC’s Volunteers

Volunteers are valuable to us and help us fulfill our mission. We accept volunteers 18 years and older. Training is provided to all of our volunteers on a quarterly basis. If you are interested in volunteer opportunities with JC is the Way Ministries, Inc. please contact Director, Carolyn Davis at 312-809-6983 or by email at regarding how to become a JC’s volunteer.

JC’s Interns

Interns are valuable to us and help us fulfill our mission. Satisfying your internship requirements at JC is the Way Ministries, Inc. is a great way to develop spiritually, professionally, and gain valuable work experience. If you are interested in an unpaid internship at JC is the Way Ministries, Inc. please contact Director, Carolyn Davis at 312-809-6983 or by email at regarding how to become a JC’s intern.

Charitable Contributions

JC is the way relies on the financial contributions of generous individuals, churches, and organizations to support this ministry. Your contributions small or large allow us to provide counseling to families and individuals free of charge and other services for a nominal fee, as well as cover program cost. All of your donations to JC is the Way are 100% tax deductible. We are a 501 (c) (3) non-profit ministry. Consider financial support to JC is the Way. Click here to find out how you can donate to help us in our mission to minister to hurting families.

Who We Are

Working to Reach Hearts
and Equip Lives

JC is the Way Ministries, Inc. was launched October 17, 2014. We are a 501(c) (3) nonprofit, faith-based ministry.

Our mission is equipping families to meet life’s challenges through Christ-centered counseling, training, and education to improve their quality of life, promote spiritual development, and facilitate their capacity to nurture families.

We seek to establish a national organization with regional satellites throughout the United States to help fulfill our mission.

Families Helping Families

Our family of board members, staff, certified biblical counselors and volunteers are committed to helping families believe in the power of Jesus Christ to change their lives.

“But we all, with open face beholding as in a glass the glory of the Lord, are changed into the same image from glory to glory, even as by the Spirit of the Lord.” 2 Corinthians 3:18

“According as His divine power hath given unto us all things that pertain unto life and godliness, through the knowledge of Him that hath called us to glory and virtue.” 2 Peter 1:3

“I am crucified with Christ: nevertheless I live; yet not I, but Christ liveth in me: and the life which I now live in the flesh I live by the faith of the Son of God, who loved me, and gave Himself for me.” Galatians 2:20

Keith and Carolyn Davis are the co-founders of JC is the Way Ministries, Inc. They have been blessedly married for the past 31 years; they have two wonderful sons: Maurice and Jason. Mr. and Mrs. Davis are members of the Olivet Missionary Baptist Church located at 3101 South King Drive, Chicago, Illinois 60616. Rev. John L. Smith is their pastor. The Davis’, their sons and others will serve JC is the Way and will commit their expertise to promote and grow our non profit and help it to succeed. Below is a summary of the management and advisory roles of the board.

Board of Directors

Mrs. Carolyn J. Davis, MPH (Executive Director)

A certified biblical counselor, bible college instructor, and Christian Education Dean with 30+ years of experience in management/staff training; program development; presenting, teaching, and speaking; grant writing; and collaborating with community entities, religious organizations, businesses, academia, and government.

Mr. Keith E. Davis, J.D. (Chief Financial Officer)

A leader in real estate law for 33 years and chairman of a multi-million dollar organization that provides home, medical, and senior care to the community. As church CFO, he installed an efficient system to dissolve debt and strengthen operations. He taught Sunday School and at the Christian Education Leadership School.

Dr. Maurice A. Davis, M.D. (Director of Fundraising)

A physician and published author in anesthesiology who wrote research grants at Princeton, and has presented at various medical conferences. He assisted his church in preparing grants for women’s health, domestic violence, education, and urban development.

Mr. Jason L. Davis, B.S. (Director of Marketing)

A marketing professional with a B.S. in Marketing, currently working toward an MBA. He has experience with marketing and survey software (e.g. SPSSE and Qualtrics) and in writing professional business reports. He has worked on multiple teams for promotions/marketing research, and led a team in the development of a promotional business plan.

Ms. Perry L. Miller, J.D. (Director of Volunteers)

A knowledgeable attorney and prosecutor with multifaceted legal experience in both the public and private sectors. She is highly skilled at conducting research, analyzing complex legal issues, and administering case law. As a former Administrative Law Judge, she presided over employment hearings and issued recommended decisions.

As the ministry grows, additional board of directors will be added to further our mission.


Upcoming Events

October 6, 2018

1st Annual Walk His Way™ 5K Walk/Run Event

Click here for the information page to find out more details about our 1st annual Walk His WayTM 5k Walk/Run event.

Future Events

  • July 28, 2018

    JC’s Family Nights

    JC is the Way will partner with local restaurants and hotels to host quarterly family nights.

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  • August 17-19, 2018

    Family His Way™ Boot Camp

    Families in Crisis will have an opportunity to be selected to participate in our Family His Way™ Boot Camp.

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  • December 14, 2019

    Annual Extravaganza

    The JC is the Way annual extravaganza is one of JC is the Way Ministries, Inc. main fundraisers.

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  • November 23, 2018

    JC’s Family Awareness Day

    The week of Thanksgiving has been designated as National Family week in America. JC is the Way will observe this week by hosting a JC’s Family Awareness Day during this week.

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  • March 28, 2020

    Family Institute

    Our JC is the Way Family Institute is a great opportunity for families to learn godly principles for living in a way that they will please and glorify God.

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  • December 14, 2018

    The Spirit of Christ Celebr...

    To celebrate the holiday season and the spirit of Christ Who is the reason for the season, the families of JC is the Way Ministries, Inc. will be passing out food

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  • Monthly
    starting March 14, 2018


    Our webinars are a way for us to reach families near and far with Christ-centered education on godly family living.

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  • Quarterly
    April 24, 2019; July 24, 2019;


    Our E-Courses are a way for us to reach families near and far with the Word of God as it relates to families.

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  • July 26-28, 2019


    The purpose of this fun-filled weekend get-away is to provide an informal setting where families can connect or reconnect with each other, where the institution

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Contact Us

JC is the Way

  • PO Box 8173
  • Chicago, IL 60680-8173
  • TEL (312) 809-6983
  • FAX (312) 256-9127

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    send us a message. We will reply as quickly as possible.

    We thank you for your interest!