Rev. Daniel T. Sawyer, Sr.


Rev. Daniel T. Sawyer, Sr., MA Min.
Associate Director


  • Son-in-Law of Rev. Melvin Floyd
  • Husband of Esther Melvina
  • Father of 3 daughters and 1 son:
    • Faith Esther
    • Hope Danielle
    • Charity Joy
    • Daniel Timothy, Jr.

Church Affiliation

  • Elder at Calvary Gospel Chapel - Philadelphia, PA
  • Youth Leader of "Teens With Promise" Youth Group
  • Church Treasurer


  • Masters Degree in Ministry from Biblical Theological Seminary (Hatfield, PA)
  • Bachelors Degree in Business Administration from Cabrini College (Radnor, PA)
  • Associates Degree in Finance from Community College of Philadelphia


  • Licensed to preach, November 1996
  • Ordained to the Gospel Ministry - November 1997
  • Elder, Youth Leader and Church Treasurer at Calvary Gospel Chapel in Philadelphia under the pastorate of Dr. Joseph Ginyard
  • Currently, Daniel serves as the Associate Director to Rev. Melvin Floyd at Neighborhood Crusades, Inc., a 37 year old outreach ministry where he has become a full-time missionary since March 1997.
  • Assistant Instructor of the Mel Floyd School of Evangelism
  • Has spoken and conducted various Missions Workshops, Seminars, Conferences, Street Meetings and Gospel Tract Distributions

Special Achievements

  • Graduate of the 1998 Mel Floyd School of Urban Missions and Evangelism.
  • Recipient of the 1999 Silver Service Award of the Greater Philadelphia Sunday School Association (PASSA) for Christian Service.
  • 2009-2010 Commended Worker under Assembly Care Ministries, Inc., Tampa, Florida

Primary Ministry Goal

  • Colossians 1:10: "That I may walk worthy of the Lord unto all pleasing, being fruitful in every good work, and increasing in the knowledge of God."
  • I. Corinthians 9:16: "For though I preach the gospel, I have nothing to glory of: for necessity is laid upon me,yea, woe is me if I preach not the gospel."