I'm Deanna and I love riding my bicycle, reading and writing, shopping at thrift stores, and having a cup of coffee or tea close by at all times.

I'm most passionate about writing and speaking transparently about things that make a difference in the everyday lives of others.  I blog at

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Official Bio: 

Deanna Shrodes is a writer, certified coach and speaker not only at Celebration Church
of Tampa where she serves as co-pastor alongside her husband and also in churches and conferences internationally. She writes a monthly advice column in the newspaper, Epoch Tampa and has also been featured in publications such as the Pentecostal Evangel, Billy Graham Evangelistic Association's Decision Today,,, USA Network News, and many more. Deanna has written articles for Jill Briscoe's magazine, "Just Between Us", Take Root and Write, Woman's Touch, Enrichment Journal, AG Women in Ministry Mobilized, Global Pastor's Wives Network, and Shepherdess Magazine among others. Deanna's work was also published in Simon and Shuster's "Chocolate Series" for women.

She is the founder of the Pastoring Partners Network
, an resource dedicated to the encouragement and empowerment of women in ministry. In addition to all this, she is also a certified career coach who has helped many people across America in finding meaningful employment.

Deanna and her husband of 25 years make their home in Wesley Chapel, FL with their three children and two dogs. The Shrodes family loves road trips, family dinners, holiday traditions, and going to the movies together.