As an International Empowerment Lecturer, Platinum Recording Artist, New York Times Best Selling Author, Conference Host and Entrepreneur, Dr. Juanita Bynum sits as President of Juanita Bynum Ministries and CEO of Juanita Bynum International, with headquarters in Garden City, New York. Over the last four decades, Dr. Bynum has become a fixture of inspiration, hope and new life and served as an example to men and women around the world. Dr. Juanita Bynum has turned her humble beginnings into an inspirational and philanthropic organization – educating, equipping and empowering people from all walks of life.
Fueled by a passion for character building, life coaching and spiritual rejuvenation, Dr. Bynum merges spirituality with the practicality of everyday life. Her candid approach has engaged followers worldwide provoking them to pursue a lifestyle of integrity, success and happiness. Wherever Dr. Bynum goes, she exhorts, encourages and empowers her listeners to reach their full potential in their personal, entrepreneurial and spiritual lives.
Unashamed to use her life as a teaching mechanism, Dr. Bynum’s ‘in your face’ messages have drawn thousands of men and women to her conferences and events over the last decade, often addressing crowds of 50,000-70,000 people as the keynote speaker. As one of the most notable conference hosts in America, Dr. Bynum made history when she was allowed to have the Ark of the Covenant to lie in state at the Capital Building of the state of Georgia, prior to the convening of 68,000 registrants for her first Threshing Floor conference held at the Georgia Dome in 2006. Her previous conferences in Pensacola, St. Louis and Orlando broke records drawing over 30,000 attendees and was broadcast live on major Christian networks worldwide include Trinity Broadcasting Network, Daystar, and The Word Network. Dr. Bynum also uses her vast reach to promote the gospel of prayer in other countries, especially in Africa. In 2005, over 750,000 Kenyans attended a two-day outdoor meeting hosted by Dr. Bynum, being the largest recorded event hosted by a female minister.
In addition, Dr. Bynum has been featured on the front cover of ESSENCE magazine, which penetrated more countries than any other cover in the last ten years. Dr. Bynum is also an annual speaker at the world renowned ESSENCE Music Festival. She frequents many leading Christian magazines such as Charisma, Ministries Today, Spirit Led Woman, as well as Upscale magazine and many more. Dr. Bynum is one of the most sought after 21st Century female speakers, teachers, lecturers and entrepreneurs.
In addition to her record-breaking accomplishments in ministry, Juanita Bynum is also known as an entrepreneurial genius as she sits at the helm of her multi-faceted corporation, Juanita Bynum International. Through such mediums, Bynum has released several musical projects, including RIAA certified platinum record ‘A Piece of My Passion’ through her own record label, now re-named Bee Line Records. Her musical accomplishments are unparalleled as an independent artist being one of the few to reach platinum sales status in the gospel industry. Dr. Bynum has also been nominated for several Stellar and Dove Awards and is the recipient of the Thomas Dorsey Award for being a trailblazer in the gospel music community. Dr. Bynum has also released several best-selling literary works such as New York Times Best Seller The Threshing Floor, as well as Matters of the Heart, My Spiritual Inheritance; and most notably No More Sheets.
Dr. Juanita Bynum has not been met without challenge. In 2007, after suffering a devastating personal transition, she was forced to relinquish her past accomplishments and begin on a new path. Since that time, she has proceeded to rebuild a worldwide ministry, develop four new entrepreneurial ventures, and create partnerships with major distribution, television and social media platforms. In 2012, Dr. Bynum received the honor of becoming the Goodwill Ambassador to Bayelsa State Nigeria and becoming a prominent resource of awareness to the rebuilding of this state after natural disasters devastated the land.
In 2014, in the state in which her life suffered such a public transition, she was awarded the Citizenship Award from the State of Georgia making her an Ambassador for that state. In 2016 Dr. Bynum received the President Obama Volunteer Award for her service to the community. Dr. Bynum has also hosted empowerment retreats for thousands of women in Atlanta, GA; Waycross, GA; Charlotte, NC; and New York, New York. Her ministry has expanded its reach being hosted standing room only crusades in Brasilia, Brazil; Amsterdam, Netherlands; Paris, France; London, England; Lusaka, Zambia; Kampala, Uganda; Durban, Johannesburg, Swaziland, and Zimbabwe, South Africa; Ghana; and the Dominican Republic, just to name a few.
In 2015 Dr. Bynum was elevated to the position of Bishop-Elect in the Lords Church under the prelate of Bishop Neil C. Ellis. Dr. Bynum completed her courses in catechism being taught by Bishop Carl Montgomery, and received her Bull of Intent.
On July 2, 2016, Dr. Bynum became a Facebook phenomenon when she went live on Facebook receiving millions of followers on her show entitled @ 3 With Me, which has been slated to become a national television show five days a week on the Impact Network. Also in 2016, she relaunched the book Praying from the Third Dimension (book and workbook) and The Juanita Bynum Topical Bible, the revised editions. To date Dr. Bynum has sold over two million copies of her literary works. Adding to her many talents she has ventured into the art of acting where she was featured in the role as an actress staring in the ABC Family original series Lincoln Heights and starred in the motion picture “Mama, I want to sing” starring Ciara, Patti LaBelle, Lynn Whitfield and many others which continues to air on national networks.
Having been classified as a top ratings host, Bishop Wayne T. Jackson, president and founder, of the Impact Network, invited Dr. Bynum to partner with him and the Impact Network operating as a creative partner where she will host monthly live ministry encounters in Detroit, MI, as well as studios around the country. Through her innate genius and strong work ethic, Dr. Bynum has proved to accomplish many distinctions unheard of by A Native American Christian woman and has become a stapled example to the people who gleam inspiration, wisdom and spiritual activation from her.
For the last three years Dr. Bynum has completed the study and research to receive her Bachelor of Ministry & Business Administration (earned B.A. & M.A.), Master of Ministry & Business Administration (earned M.A. & M.S.), from CICA-International University & Seminary. Dr. Bynum became the first Native American to receive the OMS award ( Order Of Minister Stateswomen ) from the United Nations ,which is only given to women who have provoked change globally for more than 25 years.
The year 2017, has become a very distinguished and accomplished year for Dr. Bynum, after passing her final exams, along with her writing and research, she completed the requirements to receive her Doctorate of Philosophy in Clinical Psychology (First earned PhD). Her Doctorate of Philosophy in Theology, (second earned PhD), from CICA – International University & Seminary. She has passed the final exam with a perfect score to receive her International Chaplaincy Certification from the Canadian International Chaplaincy Association a.k.a. Christian International Chaplaincy Association -International and CICA - International University & Seminary of the United Kingdom (UK).
In January 2018 Dr. Bynum was awarded the highest Honor of her career to date, she was installed and inaugurated as an Ambassador to the United Nations (UN) at their first Assembly of the year.
2018 also afforded Dr.Bynum the invitations returning her back to major platforms around the world… such as The Essence Festival as well as Bishop T.D. Jakes 2019 WTAL conference where women around the world were impacted by her life changing message as a key note speaker. With that being noted… we say to all of these accomplishments, to God be the glory.