ANOINTED, BOLD, GOD-CENTERED, VISIONARY are all terms used to describe Pastor Deondrick G. Douglas. His passion for ministry, love for God's people and sensitivity to the voice of God has allowed him to become an anointed preacher, prolific teacher, and a prophetic voice.
Pastor Douglas is the husband of Lady Kelli D. Douglas, M.A. and proud father of son Jacob. Lady Douglas works diligently in the ministry and is the epitome of the "helpmate" God calls the Christian wife to be.
Pastor Douglas accepted the Lord as his personal savior and heeded the call to ministry at an early age. In his preteens, he was Praise & Worship leader, youth minister, radio broadcast host, and served in other numerous capacities.
Having been reared and educated in Manatee County, Florida, Pastor Douglas furthered his education at Springfield College graduating with a B.S. degree in Human Services. He then earned his Master of Arts in Counseling with an emphasis in School Guidance and Counseling from Webster University. Pastor Douglas is planning to complete his doctoral studies.
On September 5, 2004, God led Pastor Douglas back to Bradenton, Florida where he established Empowerment Christian Center.
With a desire to create and lead a more kingdom minded culture he established Champions Life International Church located in Ruskin, Florida, November 2011 and has seen tremendous change in the lives of God's people. Pastor Deon travels extensively as a keynote and conference speaker bringing a word of transformation, empowerment and victory to all who experience his ministry.