Deanna Shrodes

Deanna is the Women’s Ministries Director for the Pen-Florida District of the Assemblies of God. She is most passionate about investing in leaders and leadership health.

Deanna is an Assemblies of God ordained minister. She is a speaker in demand in the United States and abroad, and is an accomplished musician, worship leader and recording artist. She is an award winning writer and sole author of four books and contributing writer of five books. Deanna has been featured in many publications worldwide, including The Huffington Post. Deanna holds a masters in ministerial leadership from Southeastern University, and is currently in the doctoral program, also at Southeastern.

Deanna has been married to her college sweetheart, Larry, for 32 years. They have pastored in the Assemblies of God for as long as they have been married and Larry is currently lead pastor of Celebration Church Tampa and presbyter of the Tampa Bay area. Deanna and Larry have raised three grown children — Dustin, Jordan and Savanna, who all serve the Lord. They are now helping their niece Lexi to raise her children (their great-niece Livvy and great-nephew Brody) who all three live with them.  On her day off, Deanna loves to read, write, take long walks, ride her cruiser bike and shop at thrift stores.  You can follow Deanna’s podcast, the Stronger Leadership Podcast on your iPhone, Android, or at

You can request Deanna for ministry at your church or event by simply emailing or calling our office at (863) 683-5726, ext 232 and  You will receive a response within 24 business hours.