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About Us

Who We Are

Through the Word Church is a vibrant and inclusive Non-Denominational Church with a powerful Kingdom vision and mission. Our vision is to reach the world, reveal the Word, raise the standard, and engage in relevant ministry. We are dedicated to empowering, equipping, and educating every individual for their personal growth and Kingdom purpose. At Through the Word Church, we believe in building strong men, women, and marriages through our transformative Sunday and Weekly Worship & Empowerment Services.


We foster meaningful relationships and connections through Tailormade Marriages events, where couples can experience engaging workshops and practical teachings. The Blueprint conferences provide men with valuable insights and tools for personal development in areas such as relationships, finances, and leadership. Furthermore, our High Impact Women empowerment seminars empower women to embrace their potential and lead impactful lives. Join us in our passionate pursuit of building a connected world, filled with love, understanding, and a better future for all.

The mills family with Mom Bernaette and her 3 daughters

Our Family

Pastor David Mills and Bernadette Mills exemplify strong family values, with their five amazing young adult daughters as a testament to their principles. Their family stands as the foundation of their lives, emphasizing the importance of love, respect, and unity. Guided by their unwavering commitment to faith and each other, they have instilled core values that promote personal growth, compassion, and a deep sense of purpose. As parents, they have nurtured their daughters, fostering an environment where they can flourish and become independent, confident individuals. The Mills family cherishes the bonds they share, recognizing that the strength of their family unit provides a solid framework for navigating life's challenges and celebrating its joys. Their commitment to family values shines through in their leadership and ministry, inspiring others to prioritize and cultivate strong family connections.

Meet the Pastor
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Pastor David and Bernadette Mills holding hands smiling

Pastor David Mills is a remarkable leader who serves as the Senior Pastor of Through The Word Church. With 26 years of dedicated service, he is committed to building men, marriages, and ministry. Pastor David's journey is intertwined with his high school sweetheart, Bernadette Mills, whom he has been happily married to for 32 years. Their love story began in second grade when he playfully pulled her pigtail, and they have been inseparable ever since. Together, they have raised five phenomenal millennial-age adults, consisting of four daughters and one son.


In addition to their roles as pastors, David and Bernadette are accomplished authors, business owners, and inspiring leaders. Pastor David has written six books, including two e-books titled "The Blueprint" (How to Have Great Relationships) and "Can We Get to Financial Intimacy." These insightful works can be accessed through their link. Furthermore, Pastor David holds a doctorate in Pastoral Studies from MSU University and has obtained counseling certificates from Geneva College through the CUTS program.

Bernadette Mills is an empowering force for women from all walks of life. She is the owner of High Impact Inc., which offers Women Empowerment seminars and engages in Parent Engagement in Schools. Additionally, she spearheads "High Impact Male," an annual celebration honoring men from various communities. Bernadette is not only an author, leader, and trainer but also holds degrees from Temple University and Wilmington University. Her commitment to personal growth and expertise is further demonstrated by her certificate from Harvard.

Both Pastor David and Bernadette Mills are certified counselors, equipped to guide individuals and couples through various challenges. Their passion for building strong relationships extends beyond the church walls, as they host Tailormade Marriage events nationwide and organize Date nights in the northeast region. Moreover, they host The Blueprint for Men quarterly, providing men with essential guidance in the areas of relationships, finances, and leadership.

With their wealth of experience, dedication, and genuine care for others, Pastor David and Bernadette Mills serve as inspirations and pillars of support within their church and beyond.

Support Our Ministry

By giving to the ministry, you join us in building a connected and empowered community where love, understanding, and personal growth thrive. Your support fuels our efforts to create a better future for all, as we strive to empower, educate, and uplift individuals on their journey of faith.

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