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Derick Faison is the Lead Pastor of The Impact Church of Nashville, located in Goodlettsville, Tennessee. He is a Life Coach, Motivational Speaker, Author, and Thought Leader with over 25 years of practical leadership experience.


He began his speaking career in the hills of West Virginia under the tutelage of Bishop T. D. Jakes, Senior Pastor of the 45,000 member Potter's House Church of Dallas, where he served as an Associate Pastor, Director of Ministerial Affairs and Director of  Christian Education for over 15 years. He is a graduate of Dallas Baptist University and is currently the Founder and Prelate of Charisma International Fellowship of Ministries.

Armed with over 25 years of mentoring and training experience, Pastor Derick's influence has covered a wide spectrum of audiences, including International Speaker, Leadership Trainer, as well as coordinator for conferences and workshops nationwide. Derick's speaking has thrilled and excited audiences around the world. His writings and words of insight have also been featured in many notable publications and he has often been a featured guest on TBN's "Praise The Lord" show. Throughout the past 25 years of his career, millions of people have heard his empowering messages of life and hope. T 


Fueled by a deep rooted belief that everyone possesses the power to change their lives, Derick Faison is presently the President of Navigate Lifeskills Training Center located in the heart of Fort Worth, Texas. Navigate Lifeskills Training Center (NLC), is a training and development program that impacts the lives of emerging leaders  through inspirational, informational workshops, conferences and training seminars conducted around the world.  Vertical Shift exist to assist both large and small organizations to train their members in the areas of personal development, team building, and leadership development. 

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