Meet Our Leaders

Pastor Rueben Speight

A native of Douglas, Georgia, Pastor Speight is a man with hometown roots, but a global vision. He has a compassionate spirit, as well as a pure love for God and people. Pastor Speight is a man of true character, wisdom, and faith and is a dedicated visionary with a heart of humility and excellence. 

He is committed to teaching the good news of Jesus Christ with simplicity and understanding to people near and far. He aspires to change his community, country, and ultimately the world one person at a time. Pastor Speight is a dynamic orator whose God-inspired sermons exude relevance and life-changing empowerment. His teachings have helped thousands find hope and restoration through Jesus Christ. Pastor Speight is the author of “My Plans His Purpose,” a personal revelation of God’s amazing grace. He shares his intimate secrets and revelations that were revealed to him during a difficult season in his life. 

Pastor Speight was appointed pastor of Greater Destiny International Ministries in April 2006. The ministry has seen and continues to experience exponential and overwhelming growth.

Pastor Speight desires that all hear the Word and gain an understanding of the agape love of Christ and His promises to His people. He promotes holistic well-being through personal examples as well as practical and applicable teachings. This approach is also evident in his God-given vision for the church.

Lady Allyson Speight 

Lady Allyson Speight is the wife of Pastor Rueben Speight and is a dedicated and determined Pastor's wife. Lady Speight is one who finds great joy in serving God while taking her walk with Christ very seriously. She conveys that same sincerity to the body of believers that she helps to lead. She feels that a part of her purpose is to help the people of God realize their full potential while understanding that the fulfillment of their purpose has a positive ripple effect in the body of Christ.

Lady Speight was born and raised in Douglas, GA, and is the daughter of Overseer Jimmy & Elect Lady Delores McRae. From her early childhood days until this present time, she has been dedicated to the service of the Lord. As a Pastor's child, she was conditioned to be a sincere and true servant of the Lord. Lady Speight developed a passion for worship through the years and she conveys that passion through praise and worship each week.

As she continues to support Pastor Rueben Speight in ministry, the mandate to share the word of God is becoming all the more evident. God is doing great things in the lives of the believers because of her obedience. She is proud to serve with a man of God who follows the heartbeat of the Father so closely.

Lady Speight holds a Bachelor's Degree in Early Childhood Education, a Masters Degree in Educational Leadership, as well as an Education Specialist Degree in Educational Leadership. In addition, she is the Director of Assessment & Accountability for the Coffee County School System.