Wife, mother, and coach, Danielle H. Murphy is a captivating as well as motivating teacher and preacher known for her ability to relate and minister to people exactly where they are. Not afraid to deal with hard issues and traditionally untouched topics, Pastor D preaches a message that provokes one to change. Her ministry and message crosses denominational, cultural, and socio-economic barriers with a candid no-nonsense and fresh approach to God’s word.
She serves as an Executive Pastor of the dReam Center church of Atlanta, alongside her husband William H. Murphy III, Lead Pastor. Pastor D, as her church affectionately calls her, is fueled by a passion to bring healing, hope and restoration to hurting and broken women. Her resilience, tenacity, and transparency is a testament to the women she ministers to. She always preaches a message that challenges people to move from where they are, to where they need to be. She charges people to move beyond the comforts of their familiarity and be trailblazers.
A native of New Orleans, Pastor D earned a bachelor of Science in Business Management and Human Resources from Xavier University. She served in ministry at Greater St. Stephen’s FGBC, under the leadership of Bishop Paul S. Morton, Sr. for 10 years prior to her union to Pastor Murphy. They are the proud parents of four children: William IV, Paul, David, and Keilah.