Deveraux Hubbard - Lead Pastor
Hometown: East St. Louis, IL
Places I’ve Lived: Peoria, IL
All Time Favorite Movie: The Matrix
A place I’d love to Vacation: Anywhere with Kristie
Favorite Food: Soul Food
Favorite Place to Hangout: Sporting events with Kristie and kids
Must Have: Good cup of coffee
Did you Know: I had to answer one question before Kristie would agree to marry me. She said that she would not marry me if I didn’t answer the question right. She asked me if I planned on being a pastor like my father and grandfather. I told her no. Kristie only agreed to marry me because I said no. Over twenty years ago it was neither my plan nor my desire to be a pastor.
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Antwon Dussett - Associate Pastor
Hometown: Los Angeles, Ca
Places I’ve Lived: New Orleans, La; Ft. Stewart, Ga; Grambling, La; Peoria, Il
All Time Favorite Movie: The Last Dragon
A place I’d love to Vacation: Rio
Favorite Food: Alaskan Salmon
Favorite Place to Hangout: Sporting events
Must Have: Opportunities to workout/train
Brent Foster - Associate Pastor
Hometown: Peoria, IL
Places I’ve Lived: Omaha , Neb. Elkhart, IN. Markham, IL. , Los Angeles, Ca. and various places while in the Marine Corps.
All Time Favorite Movie: Ten Commandments
A place I’d love to Vacation: Jamaica with my wife Sandra
Favorite Food: Breakfast: omelets
Favorite Place to Hangout: Home
Must Have: Quiet time to renew myself from a tiring week
Did you Know: I participated in the rescue of the SS Mayaguez Ship in May 1975. This was the last official battle of the Vietnam War.
Herschel Hannah - Executive Minister
Hometown: Peoria, Illinois
Places I’ve Lived: Raleigh, NC
All Time Favorite Movie: The Wild Bunch
A place I’d love to Vacation: Alaska
Favorite Food: None
Favorite Place to Hangout: Panera's
Must Have: Time for Reflection
Eddie Jackson - Associate Pastor
Hometown: Peoria, IL
Places I’ve Lived: St. Louis
All Time Favorite Movie: Lean on Me
A place I’d love to Vacation: Hawaii
Favorite Food: Greens or Cabbage
Favorite Place to Hangout: Anywhere where there are books, ex. Barnes & Noble, Bereans, Library
Must Have: Something Biblical to Read
Did you Know: I have a love for music. Before I started preaching a little over 20 years ago, I was one of the best drummers in the Peoria area.
Dinah Motley - Discipleship and Equipping Director
Hometown: Chicago, Illinois
Places I’ve Lived: Cary, North Carolina
All-time favorite movie: “Glory”
Favorite author: It's hard to name just one! Charles Swindoll, Kay Arthur, Max Lucado, John Maxwell, John Grisham
A Place I’d Love to Vacation: South Africa or Europe
Must Have: IPad and Coffee!
Favorite Food: Great Bar B-Q
Favorite Place to Hangout: Anywhere with my daughters.
Did You Know? Dinah has served as Equipping director for 7 years. She has a passion for teaching the Word and leading people to discover and use their gifts for Kingdom building. Dinah is also a member of St. Paul’s praise and worship team. She was married for 26 years to her best friend Vernon, who went to be with the Lord in 2009. She’s mom to Calida, an attorney living in Chicago, Kelly, architecture major at Harvard and Veronica, a student at Georgetown. In her spare time, Dinah enjoys catching up on politics, reading, cooking and HGTV!
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Kristie Hubbard - Family Life Director
Hometown: Chicago, IL
Places I’ve Lived: Chicago,IL; Albuquerque, NM; Peoria
All Time Favorite Movie: Grease
A place I’d love to Vacation: Domincan Republic
Favorite Food: Banana Pudding
Favorite Place to Hangout: Sporting events with my kids
Must Have: Fun
Did you Know: When Kristie was in grade school she was a member of an award winning talent show dance team.
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Dramone Taylor - Creative Arts Director
Hometown: Peoria, Illinois
Places I’ve Lived: Peoria, Illinois
All-time Favorite Movie: Taken
A Place I’d Love to Vacation: Hawaii
Favorite Foods: T-Bone Steak, Sweet Potatoe Fries, Yogurt and my wife’s homemade granola…etc…(Everything my wife cooks)
Favorite Place to Hangout: Rhythm Kitchen
Must Have: MacBook Pro, Photoshop, PS3, Xbox360, Live, Connect, Photography, Working Out
Did you know? Dramone married unarguably the most beautiful woman on this planet named Carietha. Did you know that his wife has 5 names. He has an identical twin brother name Dramane, who is also a Worship Director at his church. Did you know that Dramone can play 5 musical instruments, (Piano, Organ, Harp, Drums, and Percussions). Did you know that Brett Favre is Dramone’s favorite all time player in Pro Football. His favorite NFL Team is whomever Brett plays for. LOL!! Michael Jordan and Kobe Bryant are his most favorite Pro Basketball players…… LAKER FAN!! Lastly, Dramone is a Christian who loves God and loves people…
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Shelfraa Johnson - Accounting Clerk / Membership Coordinator
Hometown: Blytheville, Ak
Places I live: Peoria, IL
All time Favorite Movie: Sparkle
A place I love to vacation: Hawaii
Favorite Food: Dessert
Favorite Place to hang out: Home
Must Have: TV and sweets
Did you know: That Shelfraa is married to world greatest husband Lamont Johnson of thirteen years who protects and serve his community. Shelfraa's enjoy watching TV. We have a future Hall of Famer JereMye Johnson who has a caring heart
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Jannise Bush - Volunteer Coordinator
Hometown: Battle Creek, Michigan
Places I’ve Lived: Battle Creek, Peoria
All-time favorite movie: Holiday Heart and Thor
Favorite author: Diana Gabaldon and James Patterson
A Place I’d Love to Vacation: Anyplace with a beach and clear blue water.
Favorite Food: Breakfast foods
Favorite Place to Hang Out: Home
Must Have: Internet connection
Did you know? I have three children (Tony, Jason, and Ruby) and six grandchildren (Maceo, Trinity, Yuri, Israel, Marley, and Kahliah). Knowing that I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me allows me to be happy and at peace living a life pleasing to God.
Office schedule: Tuesday through Friday 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
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Eugene Daniel - Young Adult Ministry
Hometown: Marietta, Georgia
Places I’ve Lived: Marietta, Ga.; Baton Rouge, La.; Elon, NC; and Peoria, Il.
All-time Favorite Movie: 12 Angry Men (1957)
A Place I’d Love to Vacation: France
Favorite Foods: Sweet Potato Pie and everything else
Favorite Place to Hangout: Anywhere with people
Must Have: A basketball, food, people to serve, a good book and a song to sing.
Did you know? Eugene came to Peoria as a T.V. news reporter for the local CBS affiliate. He loves to write poetry and song lyrics. His mom, Judy, taught him how to sing. Eugene is named after his grandfather. His dad, Eugene Jr., played 14 years in the N.F.L. and is the all-time leader in interceptions for the Indianapolis Colts. Eugene is addicted to notebooks. No, really, he collects notebooks.
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