Senior Leaders Eric & Cheryl Hansen
Eric and Cheryl were both born and raised in Central Illinois and were high school sweethearts and now married for more than 30 years. Eric functions with an apostolic anointing and Cheryl (who is also an oncology nurse) moves more prophetically. As the Founders of Destiny Church and Five Fold International Ministries Eric and Cheryl love to equip and release ministers to go into all of the world.
Youth Pastors Myles & Sarah Alexander
Myles & Sarah have a passion to see young people come to know Jesus in a real & relevant way. Together, they disciple teenagers and work closely with them to find their God given destiny. Both Myles & Sarah are great speakers. Myles is also a talented barber and uses his platform to establish relationships with everyone he meets.
Destiny Kid's Pastor Sydney Huffman
Pastor Sydney Huffman is a credentialed pastor with Five Fold International Ministries. She has years of experience with children’s ministries and we are blessed to have her on the Destiny Team. In school, Pastor Sydney was an academic scholar and a highly decorated athlete. She is full of the Holy Spirit and walks in an anointing that is powerful. She deeply loves missions and has been on countless trips to Central America ministering to the third-world children.
Worship Leaders Stetzen & Meredith Fleming
Stetzen & Meredith are passionate about bringing the presence of God here on earth through praise and worship. Married for 5 years, their talent and leadership creates a dynamic worship experience that reaches beyond generational music styles and preferences.
Pastors Ryan & Hannah Schafer
Ryan & Hannah are both graduates of Bethel School of Supernatural Ministry in Redding, CA. They both have a heart to see the Kingdom of God advance. Although Ryan's main focus is in being the CFO for Destiny Church, his most prominent passion is in pastoring and connecting. Hannah is the Director of Administration. She is the head of missions as well as the Director of Five Fold International, which is the covering of Destiny Church. Ryan and Hannah have two daughters, Davina & Liberty.
Creative Pastor Aaron & Ariel Dearman
As a worship leader, graphic designer, and video producer, Aaron leads the team of creative ministries at Destiny Church. Both Aaron & Ariel are talented communicators and are passionate about the church evangelizing the world through digital media. Aaron & Ariel have two children, Adalynn & Jaxon.
Administrative Pastor Joey Sims
Joey manages the office tasks of Destiny Church. He is a talented speaker and his passion for the Word of God is evident in his preaching and relationships. Joey is the producer and editor of our TV program. It is always his pleasure to assist you with anything you need.
Evangelist Levi & Beth Vincent
As an evangelist/missionary in Springfield, IL, Levi’s vision is to train and equip the local body of Christ for love and power evangelism. His goal is to see every member of the body of Christ empowered and encouraged to share the gospel to every corner of our city. He and Beth are excited to see the Kingdom of God advancing in our region.
Facility Manager Kelly Brown
Kelly keeps our facility a clean and welcoming environment. She is an important part of the Destiny family and has worked with our team for many years. Kelly is a small business owner and is incredibly helpful to us all.