Rashieda F. Timpson was born in Chicago, Illinois where she spent most of her childhood there until unforeseen circumstances forced her to move to Toledo, Ohio. During her teenage years, she continued to face many obstacles and struggled finding her identity, which led to substance abuse, bad relationships and poor decisions. She always had a connection with God, praying at a young age, but did not develop a relationship with God until her mid-20s, where she had an encounter with the Holy Spirit that changed her life forever. Because of the struggles and issues that she has faced, she feels compelled to be a spokesperson for Jesus Christ and has been called to devote her life to the mission of service. Over the years she has been ordained as minister, elder, and now pastor, continuing to elevate in the kingdom of God.
Rashieda is an empowerment speaker, purpose pusher, preacher, teacher, author, community advocate, mentor, entrepreneur and spokeswomen for God who is passionate about Jesus and helping his people unlock the greatness that is inside of them while helping individuals to strive toward a deeper relationship with the Heavenly Father. She received a business design degree and started a non-profit organization in 2006 called United Sisters (women inspiring women) encouraging and developing programs for women to identify their purpose and strive toward greatness while addressing the needs in the community.
She has excelled in education receiving her Doctorate of Nursing Practice with an Emphasis in Leadership and her Master of Science in Nursing, specializing as a Family Nurse Practitioner. She has received many awards, which includes recognition from the Lucas county commissioners and mayor’s office. She has also received an award in 2015 for being an emerging leader from the African American Legacy Project of NW Ohio and was also selected to lead a prestigious international nursing honor organization as chapter president. She is the author of the newly written book “Predestine for Greatness” which encourages readers that no matter what has happened in their past that discourages them from becoming successful, it will not stop them from reaching their highest dreams. She is the face of Rashieda Timpson Ministries which houses the program “A Way of Thinking Broadcast which is on local and cable T.V and radio stations, Spotify, Apple & Google Podcast. She is married to her husband Telly and is the mother of four children, Antwuan, Martwuan, Nakyia and Amari.