Pastor Derwin Davis is a man of faith and prayer who is passionate about God’s word. Using his diverse gifts and talents, he is diligently working to fulfill his life’s mission, “Helping people WIN in life.” He is an anointed teacher, inspiring visionary, and wise mentor.
Pastor Davis is a magna cum laude graduate of Tennessee State University where he majored in Music and Philosophy & Religion. He also received a Master of Biblical Counseling degree from Luther Rice College and Seminary (Lithonia, GA). Pastor Davis is currently completing an Educational Specialist degree in Educational Leadership at the University of West Georgia.
Following the urging of the Holy Spirit, Pastor Davis was licensed to preach the Gospel in 2006 by his spiritual father, Bishop Kelvin L. Leavy, Judah Temple of Praise Ministries (Nashville, TN). He was later ordained an elder by Bishop James D. Nelson, founder of World Assemblies of Restoration (Baltimore, MD). Pastor Davis is also a member of Bishop T. D. Jakes’ Project Gideon, a mentorship program for pastors under forty years of age.
Pastor Davis has extensive ministry experience, having served as a church musician, minister of music and elder. In 2008, he started his pastoral experience as the founding pastor of Life Restoration Christian Center in Decatur, Georgia. In 2016, he was called to serve as the Senior Pastor of Pleasant View Baptist Church in Covington, GA.
Employed by the Henry County School System, he is an educational leader at Dutchtown High School (Hampton, GA). He is the CEO and Chairman of the Board of Directors for K. D. Bowe’s (Praise 102.5) ManUp! Community, INC. In addition, he has been an entrepreneur in the legal and music industries for over ten years.
Pastor Davis, along with his beautiful wife of over 10 years, Lady Raquel enjoys providing pre-marital counseling and marriage tune-ups for couples facing marital challenges.