In every generation, the Lord raises up women of God to speak to a particular time with a word that is both relevant and heart changing. Elder Debra Henderson is just such a woman. Anointed to preach the gospel, she speaks to the hearts of women, men and youth compelling them with the love of Jesus Christ and encouraging them to reach new heights in their Christian walk. Elder Henderson was licensed to ministry in July 1999 and ordained as an Elder in June 2005. She is a sought after speaker for women retreats and fellowships all over the greater bay area. She is a member of several community organizations such as Bay Area Clergy Against Family Violence, National Association of Black Female Executives in Music & Entertainment and Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship. She is an accomplished psalmist who recorded her first solo CD entitled "Just Right For God" in 1995. Debra has traveled extensively spreading the gospel through song. She has shared her gift of singing and ministering across the country and internationally. She completed her first European tour in 1996, promoting her solo CD "Just Right For God". Debra is well known as the featured soloist on the Gospel Music Workshop of America (GMWA) recording 'Standing In The Need of a Blessing'. On her second solo CD 'Higher Ground' , she continues to sing about the Lord's blessings. Higher Ground shows Debra's diversity and passion for the church as she ministers to the entire body of Christ. This is Traditional Gospel at it's finest, with songs that many church choirs will be singing on Sunday mornings,and original Praise & Worship songs. She also remembers her roots with a special segment of the CD devoted to the saints who still enjoy and appreciate some of the old time hymns of the church. With songs penned by well known gospel writers Steven Roberts and Patrick Bradley, it has something on it for everyone. Debra Henderson Higher Ground is currently in national rotation on radio stations across the country, including SGN 'The Light' and currently airing on the national syndicated Bobby Jones Gospel Countdown. It also recently charted on Radio and Records. Debra has been awarded the title Best Female Vocalist Of The Year 5 times by the Bay Area Gospel Academy Awards. She was also the director of The Voices of Joy, the first place winner in the Quaker Oats Young Voices of Tomorrow Competition. Debra has a heart for developing the body of Christ, specifically women and youth, to reach their goals and become the women and youth that are armed and dangerous for the Lord!