Christopher C. Smith and Adrienne Smith are the Bishop and Pastors of New Destiny with locations in Pittsburg, CA and Oakland, CA where they have faithfully served since 1999. They pioneered the development, establishment, growth, and current success of these congregations. In addition to being accomplished pastors of two churches in the San Francisco Bay Area, Bishop Christopher Smith was consecrated as Bishop of the Global Apostolic Council of Bishops in January of 2010. Bishop Smith is an author of three books, including his latest release, “The Fingerprint of God: A Daily Devotion”. Bishop Smith is too the founder of In Him Embassy Ministries, In Him Publications, and City Reach, which is a non-profit with the vision to influence the next generation through educational attainment and mentorship. As influential leaders, Bishop Christopher and Pastor Adrienne carry the core messages of Faith, Grace, and the Kingdom, to help others recognize who they are and thoroughly equip them for higher living.
Bishop Christopher and Pastor Adrienne Smith are known for their practical approach to the Bible, and have encouraged thousands to pursue a personal relationship with God. We think of our church as a community of breakthrough believers with a worldwide vision that is aimed at reaching the lost, strengthening families and going beyond the walls of the church to advance the Kingdom. We are bringing in the bound, the oppressed, and the brokenhearted. We are committed to making disciples, training and raising up leaders that will impact our communities, and the world for generations to come. When Bishop Christopher and Pastor Adrienne Smith minister, one realizes it is truly possible to experience the manifested presence of God. As a result, lives are being transformed by the anointed Word of God.