Meet the team at Compassion Memphis.

Derrick Gardner

Meet Our Lead Pastor

Daniel Warren

Pastor Daniel was born and raised in in the small town of Andrews, NC located in Smokey Mountains. Daniel has been in Full-Time ministry since 2015 and has held positions of Student Pastor, Campus Pastor and most recently Lead Pastor.

In September of 2022, Daniel became the Lead Pastor at Compassion Church Memphis. We are all very excited for the new direction he is taking our church.

Daniel met his wife Sarah while doing ministry. They were married in 2017 and have been living on mission together ever since. Daniel and Sarah have 5 children: Lauren (9), Daniel (8), Meredith (6), Micah (6), Natalie (5). Daniel and Sarah have a passion for building Godly families and finding Godly homes for children who do not have one. They are heavily involved in the foster community and have been foster parents since 2020. 

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Janice Warren

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