Shawn M. Shoup

Shawn M. Shoup

Shawn is the father of seven – four girls and three sons.

He has been actively involved in student and family ministries for 18 years, a graduate of Christ for the Nation Institute’s Practical Theology program, and the Advanced School of Family Ministry. For nine years, he served as the historic Gateway District of Foursquare’s NextGen Rep, discipling and serving the NextGen pastors in our region.

Shawn was installed as the lead pastor of Destiny in the summer of 2018.

He is a worship leader, musician, and singer/songwriter, playing on stage and in many venues since his early teens. Check out his artist page at

Shawn loves playing with new technology and is at home in the online world. He is a part-time graphics artist, videographer, web designer, and communications specialist.

Associate Pastor + Treasurer
Linda Buchko