"I am dedicated to creating and influencing positive change in the planet and in the lives of the spiritual seekers that I come into contact with. Please join my online congregation by following and supporting the ministry on my various social media sites!" -Rev. Derek
Rev. Derek A. Terry
From teenage suicide attempts and childhood sexual assault, to pastor, writer, and social justice trainer - Rev. Derek Terry is one of his generation's leading voices on issues of spirituality, LGBTQ+ rights, race & social justice, and courageous living. Dedicated to living his authentic truth, and encouraging others to do the same, Rev. Derek travels extensively to challenge audiences and individuals to live their best life.
Moreover, as the Pastor of the St. Peter's United Church of Christ in Cincinnati, Ohio, Rev. Derek leads a thoroughly diverse multicultural and multigenerational congregation that is a shinning example of how different populations can worship together. He regularly preaches on relevant and thought-provoking topics that not only inspire and encourage, but also challenge, and call the listener to action.
Rev. Derek has been featured on the Oprah Winfrey Network, CNN, The Huffington Post, Gawker, and other national media outlets. He is also the author of two books- God Loves Me & So Do I (2015), and The Shattered Ornament (2017).