About Brenda Thomas
Brenda – the very root meaning of her name means enthusiastic and fiery one. She definitely lives up to her name! Her hilarious sense of humor, passion for the Lord and boldness are all evident as she ministers.
Brenda has been an ordained minister for over 30 years. Her unique giftings have made her a popular speaker at conferences and meetings throughout the United States and in other nations as well. There is a depth and richness as she ministers that comes from over thirty years in full-time ministry. She is especially anointed to minister on the subject of joy and living the spirit-filled life. The burning passion that is evident as she ministers ignites the hearts of the hearers and stirs them to action.
Brenda’s life experiences range from growing up on a farm in rural Oklahoma to pastoring alongside her husband, Mark, in Minnesota and California. Since 1982, they have pastored Heart of the Bay Christian Center, a thriving church in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Mark and Brenda are the proud parents of two sons, John and James, along with their beautiful wives, Lindy and Esther. They also have a new-found joy in their precious grand-daughter, Olivia.