Welcome to Dent Enterprises, Inc.

Dent Enterprises, Inc. is branded house of companies focused on transforming our communities, one family at a time.

We provide education, training and support for families to help them achieve stability through strong healthy relationships, a workforce ready mindset and home ownership. We also help create wealth in undeserved communities through targeted redevelopment and investment efforts and partnerships.

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Our Who

Dr. Charles and Jabaria Dent

Charles Dent, PhD is a husband, father, church planter, pastor, author and teacher with over 30 years of ministry leadership experience. A veteran of the United States Marine Corps, Dr. Dent has traveled all over the world and made it his mission to help people have authentic encounters with themselves and with Jesus Christ.

​God has used him to plant churches and serve in ministries on 3 continents, across 9 countries/U.S. Territories. He has witnessed congregational/organizational growth from 25 to over 1,000 members and has helped people all over the world through his books and teaching.

Dr. Dent has four published books and has written/contributed to numerous curricula on leadership and growth in both ecclesiastical and secular organizations.

Jabaria is a wife, mother, pastor, facilitator, psalmist and worship leader with a passion for people. Her background in human resources and education blend to make her a dynamic facilitator, lecturer and speaker adept at taking heady concepts and making them come alive in our everyday life.

She possesses over twenty years of ministry experience and has worked in both the corporate and non-profit sectors in program development and implementation, workforce training and development and consulting.

A former corporate HR practitioner, Jabaria is adept at helping organizations rethink their “Why” and align their business practices to their core values. An experienced program and project manager, she has managed multi-million dollar payrolls and projects across a number of industry sectors.

Together, Dr. Dent and Jabaria, currently pastor The City of Grace Mobile in Mobile, Alabama and have six children–Jessica, Meagan, Chelsea Christopher, Sharayon and Kennedy– and two dogs, Lady and Carter.

Our Why

We Know That Change:

  • Is not automatic
  • Is not natural
  • Requires intentionality

  • Requires a process and a plan

We help make change possible by:

  • Shifting the narrative to one of empowerment and self-efficacy
  • Providing the educational supports that families need to make both internal and external change
  • Developing materials and educational opportunities for families and community organizations to help sustain change
  • Empowering families to take control of their financial destinies and begin to build wealth through homeownership