“When the Kingdom of God
is present, it allows you
to bypass the process"

Who We Are

Darren Thomas

Darren Thomas is the Founder and Lead Pastor of REBIRTH Worship Center in Columbus, Ohio. His apostolic and declarative sends him across the United States, The United Kingdom, Jamaica/Caribbean, Germany, Italy, Africa and other locations. As a declarer of truth, his ministry passion and emphasis is empowering believers, activating apostolic authority and grace, levitical worship, and nowcasting for The Kingdom.

Musically, he is an accomplished writer/producer with music placement on Billboard Music Charts at position #3, as well as, ASCAP Awards for music performed on ABC, CBS, NBC, CNN and CSPAN, a writer for Stellar Nominated artists, a Latin Grammy Nomination with Brazilian artist, Soraya Moraes, and other commendations. 

His music was personally requested by President Bill Clinton for both of his inaugurals, as well as, requested performances from Ohio Senators and the like. His music was chosen by the Christian Embassy in Jerusalem as the national song for the Jubilee Feast. 

He has written three full length oratorios: Forgiven, Rapture, and God Blood. He and his performing arts chorale, MPAC was a recurrent guest artist with the Youngstown Symphony Orchestra and guest of The Cleveland JazzOrchestra. He and MPAC have also performed on stage with The Trans Siberian Orchestra and members of the NBC program, The Voice. 

He is the author several books: When Zion Sings!; Look Again: Matters of Perception; Build It In Public; Insane Love, 10 Days Between; and Awaken The Apostolic Symphony Within. 

He served as Minister of Worship for his spiritual father the late Bishop Norman L. Wagner for 25 years before transitioning in assignment to Columbus, Ohio.

Continuing in education, he is a Hebrew student at Master’s International School of Divinity, and also, The Messianic Jewish Institute, pursuing a double major.  His dream is reaching the theological status of a rabbi merging that theology with the apostolic grace upon his life. 

His pride and joy is his family! He and his wife of 36 years, Pastor Sonya, are the proud parents of Pastor Brandon (Ciara), Preston (Crystal), and Randall; and joyous grandparents of Randall’s daughter, Gavyn Marie.

Of all that Apostle Darren’s achievements, his desire is simply to be known as a worshiper!