Apostle Darryl L. Winston is a native of Atlanta, GA. He matriculated at Bishop College in Dallas Texas and received a Bachelor in Social Welfare from the GSU. He served for six years in the military as a Chaplain Assistant and later as a Chaplain in the Reserve. He was ordained in 1991 at Union Temple Baptist Church. Pastor Winston has studied at Columbia Theological currently working on a Master of Divinity through Jewish Theological Distant Education Program. Pastor Winston has distinguished himself as a deputy coroner, community activist Counselor for adjudicated youth, writer and a Youth Pastor for several years.
With a diehard commitment to reaching the disinherited, and disposed, Pastor Winston has lead numerous soul winning crusades. In 1995, he organized Greater Works Ministries initially as an outreach effort to youth and families. Since, he has parlayed it into a thriving innovative church in Southeast Atlanta. Under his leadership Greater Works has experienced tremendous growth. A plethora of ministries have been birthed, including, but not limited to Kiamsha Community Development Corporation, Seeds of Greatness Child Development Center, The Harambee Project, HOPS MUSIC GROUP International, Bag Your Blessing, LLC, and Mercy Seat Assembly OPERATION R.E.S.T.O.R.E a program for ex-offenders. He is the founder of Greater Atlanta Ministerial Alliance, an organization of clergy and community leaders.
In 2000, Pastor Winston led a congregation of faith walkers to one of the poorest sections of Atlanta to acquire a multi-million dollar edifice to be used for the revitalization of the neighborhood and World Wide Ministry. The church hosts several conferences and summits annually. Pastor Winston has been featured on several national and local television, and radio programs for several community empowerment projects. He has also written for various local and national publications. Pastor Winston was recently honored as one of Atlanta’s most influential pastors. Pastor Darryl is the husband of Elder Juakena Winston and has four children.