Our Team

Staff and Leadership

Bishop David Bandy: Lead Pastor

Bishop David Bandy is the lead pastor of Discover Life Church in Clarksville, TN. Pastor is known as an anointed and passionate preacher and teacher of the Gospel that is accompanied by the power and demonstration of the Holy Spirit. Pastor David grew up in East Tennessee and is a 5th – generation member of the Church of God based in Cleveland, Tennessee and comes from a lengthy line of ministers within his family.

Pastor David is also a member of the ICPC (International Conference of Police Chaplains) which is recognized by law enforcement agencies globally to assist in PTSD and crisis situations. Pastor David is humbled and honored to also be an Ordained Bishop in the Church of God and serves on the General Council at each Church of God General Assembly.

Pastor David is married to the love of his life, Robin, and they have one daughter who is the light of his life.

Reverend Robin Bandy: Co-Pastor and Christian Education Director

Pastor Robin grew up in East Tennessee and began in ministry in her early 20’s. As Co-Pastor at Discover Life, she leads alongside her husband and works as the director of Christian Education overseeing the various teaching ministries of our church. She has started and led homeschool co-ops and has been a homeschool enthusiast for over 8 years. Reverend Robin is a credentialed minister within the Church of God based in Cleveland, Tennessee and is an anointed preacher and teacher. She leads our Women’s Ministry and is a leader among women! Pastor Robin has been an activist in education for human trafficking awareness and has been very active in promoting human trafficking awareness working with Greater Grace Ministries and the Restavek Freedom foundation based in Cincinnati, Ohio and various other local organizations. She has also served the Church of God denomination as a Tennessee state pastor’s wives care group leader for the Nashville Region. She has a gift to reach and relate to women from all walks of life and you will be blessed just by knowing her.

She is married to the love of her life, David, and they have one daughter that is the light of her life.


Mike & Rev. Betty Coghill

Senior Adults & Widows

Patrick & Bonita Simpson

Men's Ministry Coordinator / Church Treasurer

Rev. Aaron & Rev. Victoria Bowlin

Student Pastors