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.
Pastor Lee Stokes is married to Co-Pastor Shonia Stokes and has three children, Brooke, Seava, and Lee Stokes III (Tre).
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.