Deborah Simpkins is a powerful motivational speaker, minister and entrepreneurial book publisher whose Deborah Simpkins Publications has been working with authors since the mid-2000s, may not yet know the details of the continuing saga of plain spoken, opinionated fish out of water Southern belle Elizabeth V. Christian and the characters running the big beautiful blue church as described in her novel “Ministers with White Collars & Black Secrets: The Truth Exposed.” But in her bold world where faith and a true relationship with God trumps and transcends the boundaries of religion, she knows it will come via Divine Direction – also the perfect name to embody the many facets of Simpkins’ empowering multi-faceted ministry.
One thing’s for sure – whatever the words are, they’re going to be controversial and edgy, both in print and when Simpkins speaks to congregations, with a focus on women’s ministries, across the country. She tells it like it is, fearless of the feathers she may ruffle. With God on her side, there is no place for fear (1 John 4:18). When her sneak peek of her first book was released, there was a massive buzz around who might be the real life Bishop she fictionalized in the book. Though The Sun offered her an exclusive, she has NEVER named him publicly. She has shared her vision on the Wendy Williams’ syndicated radio show. She recently created a reality series about first ladies that caught the attention of VH1 and resulted in a pilot presentation.Read More