Eric & Juli Smith
Called into ministry as a young teen, Eric Smith graduated from Central Bible College in Springfield, Missouri in 1988 with a Bachelor of Arts in Biblical Studies.
Over the past three decades Eric has served the Kingdom of God as a Youth Pastor, Worship Leader, Senior Pastor, Church Planter, and Presbyter. Juli Smith, Eric’s wife of 31 years who also attended Central Bible College and Evangel University, has worked alongside Eric in every aspect of ministry. The Smiths have three adult children and three grandchildren.
Both Eric and Juli were raised in church and are passionate for the presence of God and consider themselves revivalists. Their passion is to see the power of a supernatural God intersect with our daily lives. Their heart is to reach those who need Christ’s saving power and to disciple believers into a radical, on-fire relationship with Jesus Christ.
Eric is author of The God Card and The Fire Must Never Go Out. He has created the Abide Devotional Reading Guide (online), and hosts Revival Dayton events.
Brian & Maria Davis
Destiny Kids Leaders
Brian and Maria are a wonderful couple with 4 amazing kids of their own. They work hard to make sure that every kid who walks into Destiny Kids on Sunday morning feels loved and hears the gospel.
Joe & Chayna Rowland
Joe and Chayna Rowland have served as youth pastors at Destiny since 2013. They are diligently invested in ministering to teenagers and love building genuine relationships with them. At their core, Joe and Chayna, are disciple-makers that are passionate about changing lives around them.
Creative Arts Pastor
Hannah graduated from Wright State University with a Bachelors degree in International Business and a minor in Music. A daughter of missionaries, Hannah spent much of her growing up years in Lima, Peru. She is passionately in love with Jesus Christ and has a big heart to see His Name glorified locally, regionally and globally.
Daniel & Emily Swiggett
Small Group Ministry Leaders
Daniel and Emily know the difference that real community can make in life and are dedicated to building a healthy community at Destiny Church. With years of succesful small group experience under their belts, they continue to passionately cultivate deep relationships as they lead others to do the same.