Pastor Chris Powell is the founder and leader of Destiny International Christian Church. After serving for several years in different capacities at a local church in the Birmingham area, God gave Pastor Chris the vision for Destiny International Christian Church. Pastor Chris has a God given assignment to help Christians become all that God has called them to be. He is a man who has a deep love for God, his family and his fellow man. For last 18 years, Pastor Chris has served as a United States Probation Officer for the Northern District of Alabama. He is the founder of Abundant Living Ministries, which is an outreach ministry that serves the Birmingham area. In June 2014, Pastor Chris received a proclamation from the City of Lafayette, Alabama for his ministry work in that area.