Lee Stokes, founder and Senior Pastor of Destiny Christian Center in Greensboro, NC, received the vision of the ministry while serving as Executive Director and singles ministry pastor of Faithworld in Orlando, Florida. God instructed him to teach the Word of God to help people know that they in fact “Reign in Life” through the One, Christ Jesus.
Pastor Stokes has served in full-time ministry since 1986 when he was youth pastor at World Harvest Church (under Rod Parsley) in Columbus, OH. Pastor Stokes taught bible study and witnessed many giving their lives to Christ.
Established on January 9, 2000, Destiny Christian Center was recognized as one of the fasted growing churches in North Carolina. The churches standard of excellence is to teach the Word of Grace so that believer’s see Jesus in all the loveliness of His person and the perfection of His work, and to make Him (Jesus) known through the preaching of the True Gospel.
Leroy Stokes Sr. is the Executive Administrator of Destiny. He is often referred to as “Dad” by many members of the church because of his relationship to Pastor Lee Stokes. Mr. Stokes has held leadership positions throughout his careers in industry and college administration. He feels extremely blessed to have this opportunity to work closely with his two sons in this great ministry. He plans to use his leadership skills and experiences to help the church grow and advance the grace message across the country and to the world. As Executive Administrator, Mr. Stokes has overall responsibility for the non-ministry operations of the church.
Pastor Shonia is an anointed teacher and speaker with an awesome testimony. Her desire is for Christians to experience the Love of God, and understand who they are in Christ Jesus.
Pastor Shonia challenges women around her to become women of excellence, freedom, purpose, prayer and grace. She emphasizes feeding on the truth’s of God’s Word. Women are finding their Destiny in Christ and experiencing a deeper Christian life because of Pastor Shonia’s ministry.
Bobbie Chavis serves as Associate Pastor to Sr. Pastors Lee & Shonia Stokes on the Pastoral Team. He and his wife Inda also served as armor bearers, choir members, and on the prayer team ministry before Inda came on staff in 2006.
Inda Chavis serves as the Executive Assistant to Sr. Pastors Lee & Shonia Stokes. She and her husband Bobbie both serve as Associate Pastors on the Pastoral Team. Inda and Bobbie has also served as armor bearers, choir members, and on the prayer team ministry before Inda came on staff in 2006.
Christopher Doss serves as Elder Board of Directors Member. Click to view Resume.
Joe Frazier serves as…
Rhonda Frazier serves as Associate Pastor to Sr. Pastors Lee & Shonia Stokes on the Pastoral Team. Rhonda Frazier is the Chief Financial Officer and co-founder of BizNetz, Inc. BizNetz is a software development and consulting firm specializing in Mobile and Web-based Applications and Financial and Banking software. She is a graduate of Spelman College with a BA in Mathematics. Rhonda also has a BS in Electrical Engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology (GA Tech).
Rhonda honed her technical and management skills with Fortune 500 Company – Procter & Gamble. She held a position as a Controls Engineer, automating manufacturing control systems. Rhonda served as a Team Manager, managing over 30 people with multi-million dollar budgets.
Eugene Grant serves as Elder Board of Directors Member. Click to view Resume.
Benita Mercer serves as Elder Board of Directors Member. Click to view Resume.
Alex Moore serves as Elder Board of Directors Member. Click to view Resume
Rhonda White serves as Elder Board of Directors Member. Dr. Rhonda J. White has been in higher education for more than twenty five years, serving her last three years here at Bennett College as the Director for the Division of Social Science and Education. Additionally, she has taught at over eight different colleges and universities and was previously the Director of the Teacher Education Division at Cornerstone University in Grand Rapids Michigan and the Dean for the Center of Academic Achievement and Retention at Bennett College. Read more…