An amazing speaker, who has addressed heads of state worldwide, has guided & touched the most famous people, with his powerful story, DEEP beautiful voice and graphic stories.
Wintley Phipps was born in Trinidad, West Indies, and grew up in Montreal, Canada. In those formative years he was surrounded by music of the church. Following graduation from Kingsway College (a high school near Toronto, Ontario) he attended Oakwood College in the 1970s, where he studied music theory and began writing gospel music. After graduating from there in 1976, he continued his education by attending Andrews University, where he completed an M.Div. in 1979.
Since graduating from AU, Phipps has served simultaneously as a minister, acclaimed singer and writer of religious music, and innovator in programs that offer hope to children and youth. With his wonderfully resonant baritone voice, he has witnessed through music in a way that has earned him international recognition. He earned two Emmy nominations in 1988 and 1989 for his writing, has given numberless concerts, and sung at prayer breakfasts for Ronald Reagan, Bill Clinton and George W. Bush, and at the Vatican and Billy Graham Crusades.