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Our pastor

Apostle deborah sharper

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Apostle Deborah Sharper

A pastor, entrepreneur, and mother, Pastor Deborah Gilmore-Sharper has been in ministry for over 40 years. Founder and Pastor of New Beginnings Healing and Deliverance Ministries Int., Pastor Deborah always has a right now Word for a right now people. Distinguished for her fiery delivery of the Gospel, compassionate heart for God’s people, and powerful testimonies, Pastor Deborah has been a featured speaker for a host of conferences, revivals, and ministerial engagements. Wherever God sends her, whether it’s a church or grocery store she is ready to share the Good News of Jesus Christ.


Pastor Deborah’s passion and drive for spreading the love of God outside of the four walls of the church continues. Under God’s leadership and vision, her ministry has been blessed with great influence within the city of Cooper, TX and surrounding areas with the establishments of shelters, food pantries, prayer groups, and the list goes on. To add, she was the president of Cooper Texas Ministerial Alliance, previous owner of Come and Eat Cafe in Saltillo/Weaver, TX,  and shares ownership of newly opened family restaurant, Mama Johnson's Down-Home Southern Cooking Restaurant in Sulphur Springs, TX.


Pastor Deborah’s proudest roles are that as a mother and grandmother. She is the proud mother of 9 children (8 living) and 29 grandchildren; 3 great grandchildren; she resides in Sulphur Springs, TX. Blessings and Miracles...BAM!!!

ministerial & Leadership staff

Antoinette Phillips
Karmon Wright
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