New Orleans native, Dr. Debra B. Morton is a charismatic leader, author, visionary and entrepreneur who serves diligently along side her husband, Bishop Paul S. Morton, Sr., as senior pastor of Greater St. Stephen Full Gospel Baptist Church in New Orleans, LA and co pastor of Changing A Generation Full Gospel Baptist Church in Atlanta, GA, two internationally renowned and thriving ministries.
She also serves as the General Overseer of the women’s division and the Daughters Of The Promise of the Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship International. As General Overseer, she guides and ministers to more than 20,000 women globally.
Dr. Morton’s sphere of influence profoundly expanded far beyond local pastorate in 1987 when she founded the Greater Women of Excellence Ministry (WOE). As the founder of WOE, Dr. Morton nurtured thousands of women and hosted motivational conferences annually for over 15 years.
In 1993, Debra B. Morton was ordained as an elder and earned the ground breaking distinction as one of the first ordained female elders to preach in a Baptist pulpit. It was her gregarious personality that garnered her local and national popularity with her television and radio talk shows, “Morning Coffee” where discussions of everyday life were infused with spiritual application. It was then Dr. Morton proclaimed “Jesus is better than a cup of coffee; He is Lord”.
A Stellar Award nominee and James Cleveland award winner, Dr. Morton has gone on to executive produce an album and many songs, author several books, launch a fragrance line, open a troubled teen girls home and assist her husband rebuild and expand a great ministry.
Of all of her many accomplishments, Dr. Morton takes greatest pride in these: her personal relationship with Jesus Christ, her role as a wife, mother of three children – Jasmine (Tyron), Paul Jr.(Kortni), and Christiann (Julian) – and grandmother of Elvin Jr., London Paul, Jakai, Paul III, Peyton, Julian Jr., "Princess" Reign, little Sage (the newest edition). Her eternal goal is to tear down the kingdom of darkness as she prophetically brings light to all who will hear her.