Daryl M. Atkinson – Associate Pastor of Counseling

Rev. Daryl M. Atkinson currently serves as Associate Pastor of Counseling and Family Ministry at St. John Baptist Church in Grand Prairie and Southlake, Texas where Reverend Denny D. Davis is Senior Pastor. He received a BA in Practical Theology from Howard Payne University and a MA in Marriage and Family Counseling from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. Daryl was born in Grayling, Michigan and at the age of 5 his family moved to the Dallas area and calls Irving, TX his home city. He resides in the DFW area where he is joyfully married to the lovely Kanitha L. Atkinson, and they have three delightful children Curtis, Kaleigh, and Kennady. Daryl’s favorite scripture reference is Philippians 1:21 “For to me to live is Christ, and to die is gain.”