Rev. Dr. Natasha Jamison Gadson is a preacher, teacher, consultant, and strategist. As a native New Yorker, Dr. Gadson is known to infuse her exegetical and spirit-filled preaching with authenticity, humor, and charm. Her open and transparent style has been a tremendous asset to her ministry, allowing her to connect with and effectively serve God’s people.

Trained in both head and heart, Dr. Gadson holds an undergraduate degree in Business Administration from Morgan State University, graduate degrees from both Howard University and Wesley Theological Seminary, and in May of 2016 earned a Doctor of Ministry degree from Duke Divinity School.

Ordained in 2006, Dr. Gadson is an itinerant elder in the African Methodist Episcopal Church and has had the opportunity to serve several churches in the Baltimore and Washington Conferences in a number of ministerial and leadership capacities. Shortly after completing her doctoral studies, Dr. Gadson joined the staff of Turner Memorial AME Church under the leadership of Pastor Daryl K. Kearney where she currently serves as the Minister of Leadership Growth & Development.

As a consultant and researcher, Dr. Gadson specializes in the area of leadership development and ministerial identity. Her research focus has afforded her many great opportunities to closely observe great leadership and to publish several articles. In her personal life, Dr. Gadson pursues God’s vision for her life and ministry alongside her husband and college sweetheart Damon W. Gadson.

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