Our Pastor & Our Leader
Dr. Phillip R. Ward, Sr. is one of the nations best kept secrets, but it looks as though the secret is out! He a unique individual who is gifted with ability to proclaim the Gospel in a way which both excites you and convicts you! Born and raised in Los Angeles, California, he has an exceptional ability to reach those whom the world has given up on and show them through practical applications how all diamonds start off on the underside of the soil!
Pastor Ward has committed his life to the spiritual emancipation of God’s people. He believes in empowering the saints of God for spiritual warfare through education and application. His ministry focuses on Spiritual, Educational, Political and Cultural awareness.
He has a heart for the disenfranchised and the overlooked, and believes that God has called Destiny Worship Center Christian Church to follow the Great Commission in:
• Reaching out to the unchurched for Christ.
• Restoring the Saints of God back to their rightful relationship with God.
• Recovering all that the enemy has tried to steal from the Child of God.
• Rejoicing, by celebrating in unity the awesome transforming grace of God.
A strong advocate of excellence and education, Pastor Ward earned his B.S. degree from Jarvis Christian College; a Masters of Divinity degree from Brite Divinity School and a Doctor of Divinity degree from Master’s International School of Divinity.
Pastor Ward’s powerful messages to God’s people have transcended cultural and denominational barriers for over 20 years. He is a highly sought after conference speaker, psalmist, songwriter and author. His latest publication just completed “Your Best is Yet to Come,” speaks to those who have allowed their past to abort their future! He is also the author of two others publications, Don’t Listen to the Voices and Devil that was Then, This is Now!
He has been married to his beautiful helpmate and college sweetheart Monica Younger-Ward for 30 years, and is the father of two awesome children, Phillip II and Mia.
DWC Pastoral Staff
Dr. Phillip R. Ward Sr. - Senior Pastor
Rev. Robbie Robinson - Administrative Pastor
Minister Phillip Ward II - Youth Minister
Minster Roderick Johnson - Youth Minister
Minister Shadarra Putilla - Youth Minister
Minister Kevin Vernon
Minister Preston Malone
Minister Shanandolan Ward
Evangelist Patricia Johnson
Evangelist Dorace Armstrong
Evangelist Shanandolan Ward
Evangelist Ashley Vernon
Minister-In-Training Samone Johnson
Minister-In-Training Monica Younger Ward