Episode 21:Guest: Wanda Burnside: When God Protected Me And Called Me To Write For Him

Diana WinklerChristianity, Episodes, Physical Violence

We have a special episode that was recorded during Black History month. Our guest is Wanda Burnside, who is an accomplished author, writer, and poet. Come and hear about her godly heritage growing up in Detroit, Michigan. In her signature storyteller style, she tells of how she served in the jail ministry with her father when she was 16, her active participation in the Civil Rights Movement, and how God protected her from being kidnaped during a demonstration. She shares how God called her to write for Him and inspires listeners how to use their God given talents for the Lord. Wanda is giving away a copies of her book “Free From It!”, which includes a goodie bag for the book launch!

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Contact Wanda to get your free book Book: “Free From It” and goodie bag!

Email: wtvison@hotmail.com

LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook:  Wanda Burnside and The Lamp Newsletter ALIVE!

The other book mentioned:  “Don’t Mess With Me”

                                    2020 Bio Update for Wanda J.  Burnside

Wanda J. Burnside is an award-winning poet, author and writer.  Since 1970, she has received numerous awards in writing.  Her first noted writing award was presented to her in 1970 while a student at the University of Detroit.  In 1999, she received two awards from The American Christian Writers organization. They awarded her with the Christian Writer of the Year Award and The Persistent Writer of the Year Award. 

She is the founder and president of: 1995-Write the Vision Ministries and Media Productions, International, 1995-Matchless Love Ministries, 2008-The Lamp Newsletter International with offices in the UK-London and Australia, 2010-Precious Princess and founder of several other ministries.

Wanda has written and published: twenty-one books, she is a contributing writer in more than eighty books, written and performed twenty-two plays for children, nearly 1,000 poems, and other literature for the glory of God.

In 1972, she graduated from the University of Detroit with a BS in Humanities/Early Education.  She has taught grades K-7 in public and private schools. Wanda is certified in several Christian Education ministries and studies.  She is involved in numerous outreach ministries and community services for those with special needs.

Wanda has been married to her husband, Simmie Lee Burnside, Jr., since 1972.  They are committed to working with those who have various challenges and difficulties to show them the love of Jesus Christ.