Meet the pastors




Senior Pastors

John and Sheila White have been in the ministry since 1978 and were the founding pastors of DCF in 1983. Together they are carrying out God’s mandate for Decatur Christian Fellowship by Evangelizing the world, Educating the Body of Christ to God’s word, Equipping the saints for the work of the ministry, Establishing the church in a lifestyle of faith, and imparting a spirit of Excellence to their congregation.

John is a graduate of Rhema Bible Training Center and has served as the regional director of the three state Gulf Coast Region of Rhema Ministerial Association International. John & Sheila have seen multitudes come to a saving knowledge of God’s grace and witnessed the healing power of God working in multitudes around the world.



Worship Pastor/Nursery & Preschool Coordinator

While Brooke has been employed at DCF for most of her working life, Ben began serving in full time Student Ministry at the Link, in 2004.  Together, their hearts are to empower the Body of Christ with a real, relevant and relational presentation of the uncompromised Word of God.

Ben and Brooke are  Associate Pastors of Decatur Christian Fellowship.  Ben also serves as Worship Pastor and Brooke as the Nursery and Preschool Coordinator.


Michael & Dustin Mitchell

Youth Pastors

Michael and Dustin are originally from Oklahoma where they first began serving as youth pastors while in college. After college they relocated to Indiana and spent a year as youth pastors before making the final move to Decatur, Alabama.

Michael & Dustin's ministry experience has always been with churches that are Rhema affiliated and they are well equipped to minister to Decatur Christian Fellowship youth.

This power couples goal is to speak God's word into the hearts of today's teenagers using current technology trends that youth in the 21st century are attracted to.