Pastor Deedra Shilliday: Life Enrichment Pastor

Deedra grew up around the Canton area.  She accepted Christ as a young child through a bus ministry that ministered in the inner city.   She has served as a Children’s, Discipleship, Mission’s, and Leadership Development Pastor at various A/G churches while obtaining graduate degrees in Counseling and Practical Theology.  One of her favorite ministry opportunities was serving as the Assistant Psychology Professor at Trinity Bible College in North Dakota.
Family: Steve has been her biggest fan for over 22 years.  They have four children: Madison, 19; Steven, 18; Parker, 16; and Aiden, 10.
Hobbies: writing and scrapbooking
Pets: a golden retriever, Tucker, who should have been named Doug after the dog from Up. 
Favorite Song: anything by Rich Mullins
Favorite Restaurant: Miss Molly’s Tea Room
Favorite Quote: Faith never puts the crown upon her own head; Christ crowns faith because faith crowns him.  -Charles Spurgeon  
And, of course, “Though she be but little, she is fierce!”  -Shakespeare
Favorite Verse: Ephesians 4:1&2—“…I urge you to live a life worthy of the calling you have received.  Be completely humble and gentle; be patient, bearing with one another in love.”