Our Faith and Our Mission


We Believe that God is the creator of the universe and author and finisher of our Lives. We Believe that Jesus is the Son of God and the head of our church. His Word is the standard for how we live as individuals and as family member in the Kingdom of God and for the glory of God. 

No matter what you’ve been through or where you come from, you are welcome here at I LIVE. We thrive when we can impact our community with you because you are our community!

Join us for our weekly ReCharge services and see why God’s family is no ordinary family. 

  We exist to connect people to Jesus, and to each other. 

Our Leaders

Micheal A. Davidson


Micheal Davidson is a native of Gaffney, South Carolina, has a heart and a passion to see people saved, delivered, and free. He was reared in church and made himself available to be used by God. He is the husband of Shawny Davidson and they have 2 beautiful children. Micheal A. Davidson is a Minister of Music, Music Director, Entrepreneur, Decorator and Mentor. He is the founder and CEO of M.A.D Music, LLC. Spartanburg, South Carolina which was birthed in 2013 and I Live Ministries was birthed in 2018.

Micheal is the Ministry Leader for I Live Pastoral & Music Chapter. He works with various music ministries throughout the upstate. He enjoys working and teaching both adults and children, showing how music can be both fun and therapeutic. He has traveled throughout the USA and out of the Country ministering to people through Music.

He is a man of God that places the principles of the Word of God into everything he endeavors to do. Micheal didn’t just want to settle for playing music, but wanted to be able to understand business development and its dynamics to become more well-rounded. He thought about the scripture, My people perish because of a lack of knowledge and so therefore, he attended and graduated from the USC Upstate/George Dean Johnson Jr. College of Business and Economics with Spartanburg North-side development group business accelerator program. In October 2018, Micheal completed Biblical Studies at Piney Grove School of Ministry which demonstrates his desire to be stretched, not only music ministry and business, but in the Word of God. 

Over the years, Micheal Davidson and M.A.D Music LLC, has assisted citizens of the upstate; has upheld the ministry by raising funds to donate to various organizations throughout the upstate of South Carolina including: Indian Hill Soup Kitchen, Miracle Hill Ministries, Children’s Advocacy Center of Spartanburg, SC, The Haven Women’s Shelter, The Shriners Hospitals for Children, Growing Minds Learning Center, The Special Olympics, The Greenville Health Care System, Team America Cancer, The Hope Center for children and The Charles Lea Center. He thrives on having a positive and lasting impression by being able to give back to the community. Micheal builds on the musical devotion, having produced many solo artists and groups to audiences nationwide.


Micheal believes that no ministry is complete without a covering. Pastor TrVera L. Williams, Pastor and Founder of U Turn for Christ Evangelistic Ministries, Inc. & Apostle Mia Gentry of Body Builders Ministries as Spiritual Overseers and Mentors. With a vision given by God, a spiritual covering, and a faithful leader, Micheal along with his wife are stepping forth boldly into the destiny God has for them. 

According to 2 Chronicles 5:13, “The trumpeters and musicians joined in unison to give praise and thanks to the Lord. Accompanied by trumpets, cymbals and other instruments, the singers raised their voices in praise to the Lord and sang: “He is good; his love endures forever. Then the temple of the Lord was filled with the cloud,” It is my desire that the Lord fill the house every time we he allows me to minister.

Shawny Wright-Davidson


Shawny Wright-Davidson is an artist that ushers in the spirit of worship with dynamic range and vocal skills. She is a wife, mother, daughter, sister, and a full-time gospel artist and songwriter. She has the ability to minister to many people through song and inspirational dialogue.

Shawny is the Ministry Leader of I LIVE Worship Chapter. She's taken the gospel music world by storm since her latest album  1Kingdom. With her smooth sound, boldness, and inspirational faith, Shawny is currently recognized as one of gospel music’s finest rising artist. Born and raised in Spartanburg, SC, Shawny grew up surrounded by the strong influences of family, faith, and music. At age 9, she realized that there was an anointing and calling on her life with her singing. She began to write songs that relates and is heartfelt. At 18 years of age, she started focusing on her career as a gospel artist and has been touring the United States. She has had the opportunity to share the stage with well renowned recording artists such as Chris August, Royal Taylor, Jonathan Nelson, The Anointed Jackson Sisters, Erica Cumbo, This’L, Pro and many more. 

Shawny’s desire for her music has always been to be much more than just music and a catchy beat. She wants to inspire a yearning for the Lord in people and a genuine longing to seek more of Him. So, brace yourself and prepare to be encouraged and moved by the sweet sounds of one of the new, young, leading gospel artist of today, Shawny Wright-Davidson. 

According to Exodus 15:20 "Then Miriam the prophetess, the sister of Aaron, took a tambourine in her hand, and all the women went out after her with tambourines and dancing."

Tiesha Sharee Wood


Tiesha Sharee Wood was born and raised in Georgetown SC. She now lives in Spartanburg SC with her husband The Rev. Derrick Wood. Tiesha was educated in the Georgetown county school district and has obtained degrees from Greenville technical in child care management, Spartanburg Community College in early childhood education and early care, as well as The University of South Carolina upstate in Child Development and Family Services; and she is currently working on a Master’s of Education from Walden University

 Tiesha is the Administrator for I Live Intercessory Chapter she was licensed as a minister in January 2016 under the direction of her pastor Dr. C. Dennis Rector. Tiesha’s main goal in her ministry is to help lead young women to Christ through her walk as a woman in Christ. Tiesha maintains her Christian walk through heavy fasting and praying, she has marked herself as one of God’s mouthpieces and will always say and be obedient the voice of God. 

Her favorite scripture is Jeremiah 29:11, because it signifies that we are all winners and will prosper despite our situations or short comings.

Isaac Whitaker


Isaac is a native of Forrest City, AR. He grew up in the governing body of the Pentecostal Faith at New Testament Holiness Church under presiding Bishop Dr. Eugene Releford. His entire life has been woven into music & ministry develop. As a youth, Isaac was the praise and worship leader and choir director at his birth church. 

Isaac is the Ministry Leader for I Live Outreach & Development Chapter. He was called to ministry at birth, but he didn’t devote himself in that area of his life until the age of 34. He found his new church home at First Pentecostal Church in Phoenix, AZ. with presiding Bishop David Eddings, where in 2010, Isaac became an Ordained Minister and having a heart and mindset to serve, Isaac knew that God’s message and mission for him was out of the box and beyond the walls and borders. Having launched his new vision in 2009, it hadn’t been clear which direction this new venture was going, but it all started to come together and The Charging Station was born. This endeavor began as a social media outreach, developing life groups and community initiatives that raised awareness about homelessness and youth proper hydration. 

In 2013, Isaac became an Ordained Pastor and Spiritual Leader at Divine Fellowship Church in Houston, TX, where he continued facilitating The Charging Station through outreach ministry. This is where he developed The Hydrate (HTH), distributing over 500,000 bottles of water in 5 major cities across the U.S. and becoming involved in the Flint water crisis movement and quality of water nationwide. In 2016, The Charging Station launched its first internet radio station platform to continue its endeavor to take the gospel to the entire world. 

Isaac Whitaker is now Founder, CEO and General Partner of Charging Station Network where he continues his advocacy for this generation of thinkers and innovators to charge the masses through new technologies for positive outreach and community development. He’s a self-educated man with an entrepreneur spirit and the call of God on his life to organize the establishment for the manifestations of the Kingdom of God.

According to Ephesians 6:14-18 "Stand therefore, having girded your waist with truth, having put on the breastplate of righteousness, and having shod your feet with the preparation of the gospel of peace; above all, taking the shield of faith with which you will be able to quench all the fiery darts of the wicked one. And take the helmet of salvation, and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God; praying always with all prayer and supplication in the Spirit, being watchful to this end with all perseverance and supplication for all the saints."