Ten Point Master Plan

  1. To be a local church home for all people of every race.
  2. Minister to the sheep and lambs of Destiny Center effectively.
  3. To develop saints to do the work of the ministry.
  4. Build a 3000 seat debt free “Destiny Dome” ( 1000 families / 2 services)
  5. Expand TV and Radio broadcasts.
  6. Provide spiritual covering and support for other ministries.
  7. Build a Destiny Dream Center, providing goods for the poor.
  8. Operate a minister’s & prophet training center.
  9. Establish several Destiny Centers in other areas.
  10. Operate several Destiny Center owned businesses.

Ben Tankard is founder and senior pastor of Destiny Center, Inc. in Murfreesboro, TN with a vision to develop satellite churches in Florida and Kentucky.


Formerly a Pro Basketball Player, Ben Tankard’s teaching ministry was jump-started by a prophetic word and an anointing by Dr. Creflo A. Dollar Jr. He received the vision for Destiny Center in 2000. The ministry is one of the fastest growing churches in Middle Tennessee and has partners worldwide including Kenya, Nigeria and the Philippines. Ben Tankard is truly setting the standard for excellence in ministry.


Recognized for his cutting-edge revelation and humorous, pragmatic approach, Ben Tankard completed his faith studies with Rhema Bible College (Kenneth Hagin) and Crenshaw Christian Center School of Ministry (Dr. Fred Price). He also holds an honorary Doctor of Divinity degree from St Thomas Christian College. He is a member of Dr. Jerry Savelle’s Presidential Cabinet for Jerry Savelle Ministries International. His teachings have enabled thousands to experience restoration, healing, and financial breakthrough as a result of applying simple, biblical principles to their lives.


Tankard is a world-renowned Bible teacher, a much sought-after musician, and bestselling author. He is widely recognized as the “Godfather of Gospel Jazz,” is the recipient of ten Stellar Awards and multiple Dove and Grammy nominations. He is the author of the several books, including: Faith It Til U Make It, Faith Worketh (If You do), and The Ancient Proverbs, which are a resources for people who are seeking change. These books will challenge, motivate, inspire and encourage you. His award-winning Gospel music has reached millions of homes in practically every country in the world.


In addition to his pastoral duties, Tankard also hosts monthly concerts and conventions throughout the U.S. and abroad. Ben and his wife, Jewel, have five children and live in Murfreesboro, TN and are under the spiritual covering of Dr. Rick Layton Pastor and Founder of Word of Faith Church International in Shreveport, Louisiana. Dr. Tankard is a visionary. A man of integrity, he possesses a spirit of excellence.

Jewel Tankard is a celebrated teacher, intercessor, speaker, Co-Pastor, author, network marketing extraordinaire, and the wife of Gospel Jazz Musician Ben Tankard. Together, they pastor The Destiny Center, a growing, multi-cultural, non-denominational, Bible-believing, Word-based church located in Murfreesboro, Tennessee.


Jewel is equipped with a unique message of prayer that uses a Biblical foundation to help ordinary women lead extraordinary lives in ministry, business and personal endeavors. As she leads by example, she motivates others to reach their fullest potential. She strongly believes that prayer is paramount to success, and is committed to giving people, especially women a picture of what is possible in every aspect of their lives.


As CEO and founder of The Millionairess Club, Jewel candidly shares the principles she used to make the transition from working for others to owning her own successful business. She is a Networking Marketing extraordinaire.  As a result, she has helped others leave their jobs and have the same kind of financial freedom. Also, because of this passion, Jewel has also launched Millionairess Lifestyle Book Club, where women are able to obtain detailed action steps that will move them into greatness.


Amidst her ministerial duties, Jewel maintains involvement in her community as a board member of the Rutherford County Domestic Violence Shelter in Murfreesboro, TN., and a guest speaker at various events in the locally, nationally and internationally. She has her own talk show that bears her moniker The Jewel Tankard Show.  She is also, along with her husband, the star of their hit reality show “Thicker Than Water”


Jewel Tankard teaches throughout the country and is determined to change lives all over the world through television, conferences, guest appearances and social media.


Jewel and her husband, have five children and live in Murfreesboro, TN and are under the spiritual covering of Dr. Rick Layton Pastor and Founder of Word of Faith Church International in Shreveport, Louisiana. Dr. Tankard is a visionary, a woman of integrity, she possesses a spirit of excellence in every aspect of her life.





Pray over your seed and expect an abundant harvest. Know that your seed is being sown into good ground and will be used to teach the Word with simplicity and understanding throughout the world. God bless you.

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