About The Pastors

Pastor Derrick Fort has served as Great Commission Ministries pastor since its beginning in 1998. Under the spiritual authority and leadership of Pastor Derrick, the church has grown from 21 to over 300 in attendance and added many exciting ministries. In 2002, he was challenged by God to begin a sister church known as GCM West in the Manning area.

His messages are life-changing and inspirational and is a challenge to all to walk closer to God. He has the anointing to preach, teach and exhort and gives us the the tools needed to become all that God intends for us to be. He is a dynamic teacher, profound in his leadership abilities in training others to teach and impart. His commitment, compassion and unconditional love for God, his family and church is manifest in his desires to be the best he can be in all that he does. His faithfulness and willingness to be used by God blesses the hearts of all who hear his message.

Pastor Fort is a native of Moncks Corner, S. C. and in his years of ministry he has served in many positions (Evangelist, Teacher, Youth Pastor, Associate Pastor). He is a minister's son and graduated cum laude with a B. S. in mathematics from Francis Marion University. He did seminary training at Regent University in Virginia Beach, Virginia and is working on completing his Masters through Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia. Pastor Derrick is ordained through Evangel Fellowship International.

He's married to Sabrina Fort of Lake City. They have two wonderful children, Brooklyn and Isaac.