Darius G. Crayton is the founder and senior pastor of Bridge Builders Church International in Decatur, Alabama with over 500 members, partners, and friends. Darius Crayton is committed to tearing down the walls of religion, prejudice and poverty by teaching the Word of God with simplicity, understanding and love.
A native of Decatur, Alabama, Darius Crayton earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from Tuskegee Institute in 1986. He worked more than 13 years in the aerospace industry prior to accepting the call into full time ministry in May of 1999 under the pastoral leadership of Dr. Creflo Dollar.
He received a vision for Bridge Builders Church International and started the church in May of 2002. Darius believes that God has a plan and purpose for every individual and his desire is to help others discover their destiny.
Darius Crayton is an anointed man of God with a devotion to God, family, and community. He has an assignment to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and win souls for the Kingdom of God. As an advocate for strong families, he shows love, imparts vision and aids others in experiencing the supernatural power of God. Darius values the community by serving as Chaplain of the Decatur Police Department, a board member for the City of Decatur’s Personnel Department, a board member for the Morgan County Chamber of Commerce, and other community-based organizations.
He and his wife of 38 years, Alesia S. Crayton, together pastor Bridge Builders Church International and have 4 wonderful children.
As the church and Outreach Ministries continue to grow, it is Pastor Crayton’s desire to see tangible results in the lives of God’s people
A native of Decatur, Alabama, Pastor Alesia S. Crayton attended Austin High School. She has an extensive background in the Banking industry and has held key positions in that arena.
After prayerfully seeking God’s direction, Pastor Alesia became a full-time stay at home mom and wife and has raised four beautiful and successful children.
Pastor Alesia Crayton along with her husband of 38 wonderful years, Pastor Darius G. Crayton, received the vision for Bridge Builders Church International (BBCI) in November of 2001 where she serves with him as pastor. The first church service was held on May 19, 2002 at the Country Inn & Suites in Decatur, Alabama.
Pastor Alesia started a thriving Women’s Ministry on October 06, 2006. She has continued to successfully help women become who God has created them to be.
As the church and Outreach Ministries continue to grow, it is Pastor Alesia’s desire to see visible changes in the lives of God’s people.