Dave & Joyce Meyer: Founders
Joyce Meyer is one of the world’s leading practical Bible teachers. A New York Times bestselling author, her books have helped millions of people find hope and restoration through Jesus Christ. Through Joyce Meyer Ministries, she teaches on a number of topics with a particular focus on the mind, mouth, moods and attitudes. Her candid communication style allows her to share openly and practically about her experiences so others can apply what she has learned to their lives… read more of Joyce’s bio
Dave Meyer is the vice president of Joyce Meyer Ministries. In full-time ministry for almost thirty years, his wisdom and stewardship in finance and administration have helped build Joyce Meyer Ministries into what it is today… read more of Dave’s bio
David & Shelly Meyer: Co-Founders
David and Shelly Meyer are committed to seeing the Gospel of Jesus Christ reach every corner of the world. This commitment begins in their own backyard. In 2000, David and Shelly co-founded the St. Louis Dream Center with David’s parents, Dave and Joyce Meyer. They continue to provide leadership and vision to the work of the St. Louis Dream Center.
Tony & Angie Gilmore: Senior Pastors
Both hailing from St. Louis, Tony and Angie Gilmore have a desire to see the people of this city transformed by the saving power of Jesus Christ. With a strong passion for the lost, the disenfranchised, and the hurting, their vision is to see lives transformed and dreams made alive again in the hearts of those who have been forgotten. Seeing leaders rise up within the community is the cornerstone of making this vision a reality. Tony’s life motto is “add value to everyone you meet”, a passion developed through more than 20 years of ministry experience. A graduate of St. Louis Christian College with a degree in Biblical Studies, Tony’s first role at the Dream Center involved pioneering DCSports, an inner city sports ministry that became the sports league for the St. Louis Public schools reaching over 1,000 students per year. Angie has played a prominent role in ministry since the age of 13. As a second-generation pastor, she’s served in a wide variety of capacities. With a degree in Business from the University of Missouri-St. Louis, she leads all the operational processes that help the Dream Center to thrive. Both Tony and Angie enjoy spending time together and with their six children, often affectionally called “The Brady Bunch”.
Aubrey Wright: Pastoral Care Pastor
Aubrey Wright, oversees the Pastoral Care Ministry at the Dream Center, and his wonderful wife (Vanetta) has served by his side faithfully since they came on board in 2005. They have been married for 31 years, and have two sons and two precious grandsons. Aubrey loves spending quality time with his family and is passionate about empowering a generation of youth to be solid disciples for Jesus Christ.
Kendrick Haynes: Genesis Men’s Home Director
Pastor Kendrick has served in ministry for many years. In 2012, he and his wife Shari felt called to the St. Louis area. Here at the Dream Center, Pastor Kendrick is passionate about seeing men’s lives radically changed by the power of Jesus Christ. Through faith-based coaching, counseling and curriculum, men are being transformed and hope begins anew. Pastor Kendrick knows that one life transformed can result in a family transformed. One family transformed can result in a community transformed. One community transformed can result in a city transformed. In Christ, he believes together we are better, and together we can transform the world.
Jai Williams: Worship Pastor
Jai (pronounced Jay), of St. Louis, Missouri, is a third-generation minister. By the age of nine she was a key player in the music and youth departments at her father’s church and by the age of 18 she became the minister of music. With more than 20 years (basically all of her life) in ministry, Jai has been ordained as a minister, served as a Worship Pastor, Youth Pastor, Retreat and Conference Facilitator, Speaker, Teacher, Minister of Music and featured musical guest.
Jai is a 2003 graduate of Webster University where she studied Media Communications with an emphasis in Marketing and Public Relations and minored in Religion. She is currently a Grammy and Dove Award nominated writer and artist. She’s enjoyed touring and writing for artists such as Mary Mary, Kirk Franklin and Lecrae.
Jai has a blast spending time with her husband Isiah and their daughter, Taylor.
Isiah Williams: Youth Pastor
Isiah is an ordained pastor with a global mission to shift hearts and change lives through an unconventional delivery of the Word of God. He believes that the body of Christ should be empowered in every area of life. His preaching and teaching focuses on shifting the hearts and minds of believers spiritually, developing them educationally, exposing them culturally, sharpening them professionally and strengthening them relationally. His main goal is to tear down the barriers of religion and encourage a true and real relationship with Christ Jesus and people.
He is a St. Louis native and enjoys spending time with his wife, Pastor Jai Williams, and their beautiful daughter, Taylor.