Superintendent David Todd Whittley
Superintendent David Todd Whittley has been in ministry for over 20 years and is no stranger to leadership in the Church Of God In Christ. On December 11, 2010, Presiding Bishop Charles E. Blake officially appointed Superintendent David Todd Whittley as the new National Executive Director for Scholastic Motivation Ministries (SMM). Scholastic Motivation Ministries coordinates the educational, personal, social, arts and professional development programs for the children and youth of the Church of God in Christ. SMM also organizes the National AIM Convention NETWORKING & COLLEGE FAIR, where hundreds of college bound youth are in attendance.
Locally, Superintendent Whittley serves as Pastor of the Corinthian Temple Church of God in Christ – “The Cathedral of Praise,” located in Chicago, Illinois. The Church ministers weekly to hundreds of parishioners via its services and 30 plus ministries. He also serves as President of United for Better Living, a leading non-profit and social service agency in the City of Chicago, where numerous community – based programs are offered to thousands of individuals and families. He is heavily involved in community work, serving on numerous neighborhood and city-wide clergy alliances and groups. Just recently he launched the C.A.R.E. (Corinthian Advancing Rebuilding & Empowering) Project; a multi-dimensional community initiative, inclusive of affordable housing, recreational facility and homeless shelter.
On the Jurisdictional level, Pastor Whittley serves as a District Superintendent and Second Administrative Assistant for the Illinois Midwest Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction under the leadership of Bishop Darrell L. Hines, Sr. Superintendent Whittley is also an evangelist, motivational speaker, entrepreneur and accomplished songwriter.
Educationally, Pastor Whittley completed his studies at Roosevelt University (Chicago, IL) and is currently enrolled at Moody Bible Institute (Chicago, IL).
Pastor Whittley is married to the lovely Dr. Chandra Whittley, and they are the proud parents of David Jonathan and Sydney Nicole. They reside in University Park, IL