About Teresa Hairston


Dr. Teresa Hairston –Teresa Hairston Video

(email: drhairstongt@aol.com)


Teresa Hairston  — 25th Anniversary Tribute

Dr. Teresa Hairston is a woman of leadership and legacy. She is an Ordained Elder and dynamic international speaker who preaches and teaches principles for living based in the Word of God. She is also a Certified (John Maxwell) Coach and Mentor that helps develop emerging leaders through seminars and one-on-one counseling.

Dr. Hairston is a nationally known and respected pioneer. In 1989, she established Gospel Today magazine, a publication she started with an investment of only $300. while working two jobs and being a single (divorced) mother to three young children. Over the 20 plus years of her leadership, Gospel Today grew to become the longest running and most widely-distributed Christian Lifestyle magazine in history. In 2011, she retired from Gospel Today and passed this great legacy to her son.

In 1994, Dr. Hairston founded The Gospel Heritage Foundation, which celebrates and educates regarding worship in the 21st Century Church as well as the great legacy of Gospel music. Each year, thousands of people from across the world attend the annual Gospel Heritage Praise & Worship Conference, which has become the genre’s leading international praise & worship conference.

Dr. Hairston is the author of How to Pursue Your Purpose (2010); and Stop Waiting, Start Winning! Live Your Vision NOW! (2013).  Hairston is single, lives in Atlanta and is the doting grandmother of five.

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