Dr. Amanda Goodson
Dr. Goodson is a native of Decatur, Alabama and currently resides in Tucson, Arizona where God has entrusted her to serve as Pastor of Trinity Temple Christian Methodist Episcopal Church. She also plans and facilitates seminars, workshops, and retreats for the CME church.
She is President and on the board of Directors for Never the Same Ministries (NTS), a God inspired, Tucson based, Kingdom led inter-denominational ministry dedicated to serve as a vessel through which women are provided tools and resources to develop a more spiritually mature and improved relationship with God through Christ. The NTS God ordered mission is to provide biblically based instruction, tools and coaching for women within the community through planning and deployment of conferences and events for women across the United States.
God has gifted Dr. Goodson to be a Spirit led preacher, teacher, trainer and coach for churches, agencies and non-profit organizations. She connects with her audiences by sharing the Word of God thru real-life experiences. She gives God glory as He allows her to inspire others to learn more about being a Spirit led Christian in the world today. God has blessed her with an enthusiastic, energized and interactive method of speaking.
Dr. Goodson is fully committed to the Lord and knows that she has a blessed Spirit led life. Her purpose is to fill the earth with knowledge of God’s glory by serving the Lord boldly through her ministry; bringing others closer to Christ and introducing Christ to those who have not accepted Him as their personal savior. God’s Word is her authority. She believes that God’s presence and power is Almighty and worthy to be praised. Further, she knows that God will make great things happen through His people.
Dr. Goodson has a Bachelors of Science in Electrical Engineering from Tuskegee University, Masters of Science in Management from Florida Institute of Technology and a Doctor of Ministry from United Theological Seminary specializing in Church Administration.
She is married to Lonnie Goodson, Jr. and has one son, Jelonni. She has many spiritual sons and daughters. She is the daughter of Mable Harris and late Harold E. Harris. She has one sister, Yolanda Harris.