Pastor Brenda Newell

Pastor Brenda Newell is the eldest daughter of Bishop Lewis Evans and serves as an Associate Pastor of Soul Harvest Ministries.

She has one sister, Linda D. Evans, also an active member of Soul Harvest Ministries. She has been married to Min. Merle E. Newell Jr. for 17 years and has 5 children; Myranda Patrick, Joshua Totty, Isaiah Totty, Anastasia Newell, and Charisma Newell. She also has 2 grandchildren, Joshua Jr. and Maygan.

Pastor Brenda was employed with the Yellow Pages for 13 years and was the Associate Director over the Midwest Customer Service Center. She currently is employed by AT&T. Brenda is a graduate of St. Benedictine High School and most recently attended Phoenix University. She also attended the Birmingham Bible Institute to further her knowledge in the doctrine of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.

God placed His calling on her life at an early age and she received the Holy Ghost at just 6 years of age in prayer with her family. She enjoys teaching the word of God along with mentoring young ministers at Soul Harvest. She also directs Dominion Circle, the Soul Harvest marriage ministry. Pastor Brenda is very serious about her walk with God and does not want to disappoint Him. Her earnest desire is to hear from the Lord so that she may encourage, uplift and enlighten God’s people with the word of God.

Her favorite biblical scriptures are simple: Proverbs 25:11 (KJV) – A word fitly spoken is like apples of gold in pictures of silver and Psalms 19:14 (KJV) Let the words of my mouth, and the meditation of my heart, be acceptable in thy sight, O Lord, my strength, and my redeemer.