Phil Waldrep is a speaker, author, and founder of Phil Waldrep Ministries. He is married to Debbie Waldrep, and has two daughters — Maegan Schwindling and Melodi Waldrep. His daughter Maegan and her husband T.C. Schwindling are the parents of his granddaughter, Emory.
Starting as a vocational evangelist in 1975, Phil has lead over 1,000 revivals, speaking at some of America's leading churches like Thomas Road Baptist in Lynchburg, Virginia; First Baptist Church in Orlando, Florida; First Baptist Church in Jacksonville, Florida; Bellevue Baptist in Memphis, Tennessee; and Shadow Mountain Community Church in San Diego, California - home of Dr. David Jeremiah and Turning Point Ministries.
His books Parenting Prodigals: Six Principles to Get Your Son or Daughter Back to God and The Grandparent Factor: Five Ways to make a Difference in the Life of your Grandchild have been well received and include endorsements from Art Linkletter, Dr. David Jeremiah, Josh McDowell, and former Vice President Dan Quayle.
Some of his honors include having been presented the Medal of Honor by the State of Alabama for his work with senior adults; serving on the board of advisors for the Northeastern Baptist College in Bennington, Vermont; and serving on the board of directors for the Morgan County Schools Foundation in Alabama.
The Mission of Phil Waldrep Evangelistic Association is to share the gospel by all means, traditional and non-traditional, and to provide quality conferences and resources for people to develop their spiritual lives by strengthening their relationship with God, family and associates while maintaining a commitment to Biblical truth and highest levels of integrity.
A commitment to serve – to obey God and spread the gospel to all of the world – that is the the main purpose of Phil Waldrep Ministries.We believe a Christian ministry should follow Christ, so we dedicate our existence to the salvation of the world.
In 1979, the Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability was formed to help protect the integrity of ministries doing work for Christ. The ECFA is comprised of more than 1800 charitable, religious, and educational organizations – all of which are qualified for tax-exempt, non-profit status. The purpose of the ECFA is to establish a code of financial accountability which is consistent with responsible faith and practice for each of its members. Our membership means you can feel confident in knowing that this organization, Phil Waldrep Ministries:
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Phil Waldrep Ministries (incorporated in 1980 as Phil Waldrep Evangelistic Association, Inc.) is a non-profit 501 (c)(3) Christian ministry located in Trinity, Alabama. We are governed by a board of directors and led by Southern Baptist evangelist, Phil Waldrep. The board members come from all walks of life, including a former teacher, an accountant, a truck driver, and a lawyer. Whatever their background, each member has the commonality of being a devoted Christian with a desire to do the Lord’s will. This desire has brought them together to establish Phil Waldrep Ministries, under God’s guidance. Together with our staff, we seek to spread the word of God with the highest levels of integrity and dedication.
Although registration is required for our conferences and events, these funds only cover a portion of the costs of our ministries. Phil Waldrep Ministries relies on the generous donations it receives throughout the year from its partners and one time donors. If you are able to do so, we hope you will consider becoming a partner today or making a onetime donation. Your donations are tax-deductible and help sustain our entire ministry.