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Rev. DeWayne F. Davis Sr.

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Rev. DeWayne F. Davis Sr. serves as the Pastor of New Morning Star M.B. Church on the Westside of Chicago for over 15 years. His encouraging and practical expository preaching and teaching is a blessing to God’s people. With over 30 years of ministry experience he inspires others to grow in their relationship with God through assisting them to practically apply the Word of God in their lives.

Pastor Davis is a graduate of Westinghouse High School; attended the University of Illinois (Chicago Circle) and later pursued education at Crossroads Bible College of Indianapolis, IN. He has served in several churches throughout the years as musician, choir director and assistant pastor. In 1989 he moved to Indianapolis, IN to serve as the first African-American Director of Urban Ministries of Central Indiana Youth for Christ. He is also the Founder and Executive Director of Urban Outreach, Indianapolis, IN.  In 1995 he was appointed Assistant Pastor of Berean Bible Church of Indianapolis under the leadership of Pastor Charles Simmons Sr. In 1997 he planted Triumph Community of Indianapolis, IN. Four years later in 2001 he returned to Chicago to serve as the Pastor of New Morning Star M.B. Church.

 

Born and raised on the Westside of Chicago, IL Pastor Davis has been married to his gorgeous wife 1st Lady Vanessa for 30 years and is the father of 3 sons: DeVawn; DeWayne Jr. Chaz, and 2 daughters: Lynnessa and Latrice. He loves spending time with his wife and family; studying the Word; a singer, song writer and musician he enjoys all genres of music; a very jovial individual who loves comedy and just having a good time with people. As a writer and author he has published his first book, The Topical Book of Proverbs: Wisdom at Your Fingertips (Outskirts Press). One of his favorite phrases you’ll often hear him say is, “I’ve never gotten over my salvation!”