San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
The mission of the Spirit of Deborah Conference is to prepare women ministers, pastors, worship leaders, authors, speakers and entrepreneurs to achieve their God given dream. This is accomplished by providing a conference with interactive classes, dynamic keynotes, networking and most importantly prayer and worship.
What’s In Your Pots? 12 Steps To Achieve Your God Given Dream
Building a Strong Ministry Team
Writing, Publishing, Marketing Your Book
The Pulpit – Challenges and Resources for Women Pastors
Founding and Developing Your Nonprofit
Launching Your Music/Speaking Ministry
Power of Prayer
Knowing the Voice of God
Social Media and the Church
When & Where
Dr. Naima Johnston Bush
The Ministry of Naima
Attempted Suicide at 14, Sexually Assaulted as a Teenager, Told She Wasn’t Good Enough to Sing at 18, Struggled with Eating Disorders in College, Abused by Boyfriend at 22, Saved by Grace at 24, Broken Hearted and Desolate at 30, Fulltime Minister and Recording Artist at 32, Delivered by The Love Of Christ!
A dynamic singer, speaker, educator and author, Dr. Naima Johnston Bush uses her artistic gifts to communicate the love of Christ across the nation. Engaged in fulltime ministry, Naima travels the country sharing her ministry with churches, religious groups, musical venues, educational institutions and other social and civic organizations. Naima has written and produced her debut album entitled, Everything, and her sophomore album, This Place. Naima is the author of Called To Sing, 13 Mistakes To Avoid When Starting In Music Ministry, Dr. Nay’s Random Life Lessons, Go With What You Got; Dr Nay’s Dream Development Manual, and her newest book, Confessions of a Big Girl and has acquired numerous fans from ministering and performing in states such as Georgia, Kentucky, Kansas, Wisconsin, New York, Ohio, Maryland, Connecticut, Missouri and Indiana.
Originally from New York City, Naima holds a BA in Sociology/Women’s Studies from Ohio Wesleyan University, a Master’s Degree in Higher Education Administration and a PhD in Educational Foundations from The Ohio State University. A former educator on the college level, her educational expertise includes: Training and Development, Qualitative Research Methodology, Educational Diversity and Inclusion. Naima is the founder of Broken Box Ministries, an organization with a mission to empower people to achieve their God given dreams using the arts and education. Broken Box achieves this through artist development initiatives, artistic evangelism, and creative educational programming.
Naima is a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, the largest African American women’s organization in the world, Indie Connect, CSMI, The Nashville Songwriter’s Association International and ASCAP. Naima is a licensed minister with Life Fellowship International under Pastor Tim Winton of Noblesville, IN. Naima is married to Minister Jon Eric Bush and lives in Nashville, TN with her husband, their Chihuahua, Bianca Wee Wee Monster, and their Dachshund, Bucho the Moocher.