Wintley Augustus Phipps (b. 1955) was born in Trinidad and Tobago. Phipps is an ordained Seventh-day Adventist minister, world-renowned vocal artist, and innovative initiator of special projects such as the US Dream Academy founder of Songs of Freedom Publishing Company and Coral Records Recording Company. Mr. Phipps has been the featured speaker and performer at many notable occasions around the world. He has performed for American President Jimmy Carter, Ronald Reagan, George H.W. Bush, Bill Clinton, and George W. Bush at several National Prayer Breakfast events and other distinguished celebrations. He performed for: the 1984 and 1988 National Democratic Conventions, Mother Teresa of Calcutta, President Nelson Mandela. He has appeared on various programs such as the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. television special, Dr. Robert Schuller's Hour of Power Telecast, the Billy Graham Crusades, the Vatican, and was guest soloist at Diana Ross' wedding ceremony in Switzerland, and the Oprah Winfrey Show. He has also conducted lectures in Europe, Australia, Asia, Africa and North and South America. Wintley is married to Linda Diane Galloway Phipps and they have three sons: Wintley Augustus, II, Winston Adriel, and Wade Alexander.
Wintley Phipps, at an early age, family moved to Montreal, Quebec, Canada where he was. He attended Kingsway College, a Seventh-day Adventist Christian Academy, and later Oakwood College in Huntsville, Alabama where he received a Bachelors of Arts Degree in Theology. Phipps would later go on and earned a Masters of Divinity Degree from Andrews University in Berrien Springs, Michigan. Mr. Phipps served as senior pastor to several churches in the Washington DC metropolitan area, including the Capitol Hill and Seabrook Seventh-Day Adventist Churches. He currently serves as Pastor of the Palm Bay Seventh-day Adventist Church in Palm Bay, Florida.
U.S. Dream Academy, Inc
In 1998, Phipps founded and created the U.S. Dream Academy, Inc, a non-profit organization dedicated to providing a values-based, interactive, tutorial and remedial education program targeted to children and youth at risk through community Family Learning Centers located in various states. Seeing a need, Phipps wanted something help break the cycle he played out so many times in his own family. Wintley formed the U.S. Dream Academy to give children who've had a family member behind bars. The program provides mentoring, academic tutoring, and exposure to computers and the Internet. Wintley says, "Just the computers themselves are not going to transform the lives of these kids," and "The most important part of our program is really the caring, loving adults who surround them."
* Oprah's Angel Network $100,000 Use Your Life Award.
* Grammy Award Nominations in 1988 and 1989
* 2005 MMP Fall Leadership, $100,000
* Lord, You Are My Music 1984
* I Give You My Life 1984
* I Choose You Again 1984
* We Are One (Phipps) 1985
* The Great Controversy (album) 1985
* It's Christmas Time 1986
* Wintley Phipps 1987
* A Love Like This 1988
* Sun Will Shine Again 1990
* The Power Of A Dream 1995
* Favorite Hymns 1996
* Favorite Spirituals 1996
* Songs Of Christmas 2000
* Out Of The Night 2001
* Heal Our Land 2001
* Favorite Hymns of Billy Graham 2005
* Spirituals:A Syphonic Celebration ?
* No Need For Fear 2006
* Wintley Phipps Live 2000
* Christmas in Vienna (1993) - Diana Ross 1993
* Saviour: The Story Of God’s Passion For His People 1996
* Millennium Chorus: The Greatest Story Ever Sung 2000
* Gospel Gold (Bellmark) 2000
* Spirituals: Songs Of The Soul 2004
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