Pastor Dharius Daniels


Dharius Daniels is a cultural architect and trendsetter for his generation. He is the founder and Lead Pastor of Change Church. Change Church is a vibrant ministry that impacts people of all ages, socioeconomic classes, and ethnic backgrounds.

Pastor Dharius has developed a Breathtaking Ministry concept that describes the standard of excellence: a standard that is apparent in his commitment not only to ministry but also to education. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from Millsaps College in Jackson, Mississippi, a Master of Divinity degree from Princeton Theological Seminary in Princeton, New Jersey, and a Doctorate of Ministry degree from Fuller Theological Seminary in Pasadena, California. He has a versatile gift and speaks frequently in seminaries and churches across the country.

He is married to Shameka Daniels and they are the proud parents of two sons Dharius Seth and Gabriel Micah Daniels.

Pastor Shameka Daniels


Multi-talented, multi-faceted, and creative are all words that accurately describe Shameka Daniels. She is the wife of Pastor Dharius Daniels and the proud mother of two sons, Seth and Gabriel. As a strong voice in the church community, she helps to lead many of the creative, administrative, and organizational aspects of the church. Shameka provides leadership to the ladies of Change Church through her women’s ministry affectionately titled Lioness.  She empowers and encourages women to be who God has fearfully and wonderfully made them be! Shameka coaches and disciples women to discover their calling through workshops, gatherings, and other creative events.

Shameka is making a difference by bringing life transformation to children in the country of Haiti by establishing a humanitarian organization called Project 2540. Shameka has led numerous mission trips to serve the needs of the children and orphanage in Port Au Prince, Haiti by enriching their lives spiritually and physically.

Shameka is passionate about helping others live a life of joy and peace, and she believes it all starts with the heart. Through LIVE, she provides healing heart intensives, coaching sessions, grief recovery groups, and speaking/teaching seminars.

Shameka has a Bachelor of Arts, degree in Software Engineering from the University of Southern Mississippi. She has a Masters degree in Health & Human Counseling: Marriage and Family. She is a certified Grief Recovery Specialist through the Grief Recovery Institute and a certified John C. Maxwell Coach, Teacher, Trainer, and Speaker.

Shameka is a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. She enjoys traveling, reading, fitness, and spending time with the three most important men in her life: her husband, and two sons.