A prophet, teacher, counselor, advocate, and mentor, Elder Ghia Kelly is the true definition of a renaissance woman. A native of Miami, Florida, she has a passion for empowering individuals and helping them maximize their potential both naturally and spiritually. Elder Ghia is the Founder & CEO of The Gift of Truth Inc., a non-profit organization and ministry whose vision is to transform lives through transparency and the truth of God's word. Sheis also the visionary of the Truth Encounter, a women's empowerment event focused on creating safe spaces for women to fellowship and heal, and Daughters of Destiny Spiritual Mentorship Academy, an intensive 7-week program for women to move from spiritual stagnation to spiritual fulfillment.
Elder Ghia holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Public Management from Florida A&M University and a Master of Clinical Social Work Degree from Florida State University. She is currently pursuing her doctorate degree in Transformational Leadership at Bakke Graduate University (formally Northwest Graduate School of Ministry). She has worked with individuals in crisis for over ten years and has expertise in the areas of intimate partner violence, sexual abuse, maternal and child health, child welfare, mental health, and substance abuse. Elder Ghia aspires to become a published author in the very near future.
Elder Ghia accepted Christ at the age of 17 and has dedicated her life to sharing the truth of the gospel and ministering to the whole person- mind, body, and spirit. She was licensed as a minister in 2005 and was ordained as an Elder in 2013. In addition to The Gift of Truth Inc., Elder Ghia serves as the Director of Christian Education at her church, Love and Faith Community Church, where she has been a faithful member since 2001. Elder Ghia resides in Tallahassee, Florida with her beloved husband and two sons.