speaking and teaching the gospel to today's audience

Edna Ellison is known as the Guru of Christian Mentoring.  She is a trainer, international speaker and author who  has a tender heart and a rollicking sense of humor that will have your group laughing and crying in the same hour!   Also known as “Dr. E.,” she has been featured on Focus on the Family, Chicken Soup for the Soul, and Advanced Writers and Speakers Association (AWSA). 

She has 23 books currently available from www.Amazon.com .  Edna Ellison of Spartanburg, South Carolina, has spoken in London, Frankfurt, Panama City, and other international cities. Often these event planners ask her to return. A perennial favorite in many places, Dr. E is available to present to your group.  Edna also invites you to become involved with The National Beautiful Hat Society of  Spartanburg!  www.nationalbeautifulhatsociety.yolasite.com

When she isn't traveling locally and abroad, Edna attends Morningside Baptist Church in Spartanburg, SC and is part of the ministry team there serving as a Sunday School Teacher, Ladies Retreat Speaker, Outreach Leader and hosts many Bible Studies all over town.


Edna Ellison is a well-known author and speaker from Spartanburg, South Carolina. Dr. Ellison has been a keynote speaker in London, England; Frankfort, Germany; and cities in Panama and Honduras. She has spoken in Hawaii and Alaska, as well as most of our continental States.

Edna lives with her daughter, Patsy, and her husband, Tim Farmer. She also has a son, Jack, who lives with his wife, Wendy, and their daughter, Blakely, in Birmingham, Alabama.

Her life was featured in a Focus on the Family magazine, where she has also been published. After being widowed at a young age, Edna has been a national magazine editor, served as Executive Director of Women’s Ministries/Missions for the state of California, and has taught in seminaries and secular universities.

Edna loves to lead prayer retreats and speak at women’s conferences. She has written two books on mentoring: Woman to Woman: Preparing Yourself to Mentor, and Seeking Wisdom, which are printed in English and Spanish. She wrote these for Tricia Scribner, whom she mentored in writing. 

She has written Friendships of Faith (Hebrews), and Friendships of Purpose (Ephesians), along with her latest release, Deeper Still: A Women’s Study to a Deeper Walk with God

Edna’s latest books are available at Wal-Mart and your local book stores: Chicken Soup for the Christian Soul 2 (Edna’s story is the first in the book), and Chicken Soup for the Christian Sister’s Soul. Also at Wal-Mart are two small gift books: Soul Matters for Women and Hugs of Sunshine for Women


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