About Us

Meet Rick

  • Rick Wood has been leading leaders for almost two decades. He has had the opportunity to also serve in the local church in various facets: youth ministry, pastoring, children's ministry, worship ministry and more. In addition, Rick held the position of Senior Pastor for a decade in Southern California at The Church at Parkview.

  • Rick has his Masters of Practical Theology from The King's University, teacher education from Texas A&M Corpus Christi and he also holds a Bachelor's in English from Howard Payne University.

  • Rick started The Destiny Hub, with Melissa, in 2013. This ministry base is a foundation for them to share the good news all over the world while empowering others to reach their destiny. Rick has a passion to see people thrive in effortless joy and to live lives of deep significance.

  • Rick loves to homeschool his wonderful daughter and two exemplary sons. He enjoys reading and hiking and savoring an occasional pipe.

Meet Melissa

  • Melissa Joy Wood is a fourth generation minister with a rich heritage of Christian leadership. Melissa was a Worship Pastor for 17 years and a Senior Pastor for 9 years alongside her husband, Rick. 

  • Melissa has an education in Communications and Theology that has afforded her the opportunity to be involved in many successful ventures. She and Rick operated in capacities of teaching, directing, and mentoring for Avenue Revivalist Ministry School in Ventura, CA for 4 years. Melissa taught high school public speaking for 6 years. She has also been invited to speak in many locations to share her journey and life message.

  • Melissa is the mother of three amazing children, Abigail, Brennan, and Caleb. She and Rick homeschool them and love every minute of it.