Dare to Imagine


We are a contemporary, Christ-centered, Bible-based community dedicated to connecting people to Jesus Christ, empowering them to dare to imagine and live a better life. Our diverse fellowship launched in Philadelphia, PA on 3.1.2015 and offers inspiring worship services and spiritually relevant messages to help our diverse fellowship grow in God.

Kevin R. Johnson, Ed.D.
Lead Pastor

A visionary leader, believer, and builder, Dr. Kevin R. Johnson, affectionately known to Dare to Imagine as “Pastor KJ,” is a seasoned leader in transforming organizations into innovative, high-performing, fiscally-sound, and pioneering institutions.

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Kimya S. Johnson, Esquire
Director of Children & Youth

For over 20 years, I have been teaching employers/companies, business leaders, other lawyers, students, children, and the faithful how to navigate complex and difficult situations through strong preparation, transparency, and respect.

Donna Gibbs-Jones
Director of Operations

Wesley Brown
Director of Video, Sound & Lighting

Mr. Brown has more than seven years of technical and college training, as well as, He has experience working with companies such as Black Entertainment Television, Philadelphia Convention Center, African-American Museum, Verizon, Sneaker Villa, WURD Radio Station, and University of Pittsburgh

Anton Milton
Music Director

Kevin Jarido
Music Director

Maurice Tucker, CPA
Director of Finance

Accounting, Tax and Business Advisory Services to for-profit and not-for-profit entities and individuals.

Janée N. Burkhalter, Ph.D.
Director of Media & Communications

Dr. Burkhalter interests focus on the unconventional – from niche markets and new media to nontraditional marketing practices such as brand placement.

Board Members

Governing Board

Kevin R. Johnson, Ed.D.  | President
Kimya S. Johnson, Esq. | Vice President
Shirley D. Sharpe | Secretary
Maurice A. Tucker | Treasurer
Janée N. Burkhalter, Ph.D.

Accountability Board

Rev. Joseph C. Parker, Jr., Esq, D.Min.
Rev. Michael A. Walrond, Jr.
Lance Harrison, DDS