This is the official site for Pastor Sonja Elise “Queen Diva” named “Anointed Voice of Change” who is an award-winning Psalmist, Author, Podcaster, Teacher and Servant of God who has been on an amazing ministerial journey since 2004! This year she celebrates her 10th Anniversary of Diva’s Diamonds Words to Inspire, Empower and Encourage Brand she started in Houston, Texas on Blogger.com that has evolved to books, podcast, beauty and fashion movement, fitness and health community as well as a yearly empowerment conference! She accepting her call to ministry in 2004 while a member of The Fountain of Praise Church in Houston, Texas under the spiritual leadership of Dr. Remus E. Wright and Co-Pastor/First Lady Mia K. Wright, Pastor Sonja Elise learned about the fundamentals of being both a servant and leader in excellence!
She was under watch care for 8 years learning everything from Youth Ministry to Toastmasters International to sharpen her speaking and leadership skills to Prison Ministry to learn humility and patience to Sunday School to learn how to teach the Word of God in simplest terms for all ages and Biblical Study backgrounds to receive the Word of God and to the Music Ministry which is her first love singing and writing music under the musical guidance of Pamela Jean Davis, Worship Arts Director where she ministered in song with Kurt Carr & the Kurt Carr Singers, Sheri Jones-Moffett, Donald Lawrence & The Tri-City Singers, James Fortune & Fiya, Nakitta Clegg-Foxx, Gary Mayes & Nu Era, Kathy Taylor & Favor and the Mighty Clouds of Joy just to name a few.
She returned to her church home in Brooklyn, NY in 2012 under the spiritual guidance of Dr. Dorothy Lewis & First Man Deacon Victor Lewis, Pastor & Head Deacon respectively of First Step Ministry Church of Christ Disciples of Christ, where she is an Associate Minister on sabbatical to study her Executive MBA degree from the Prairie View A&M University College of Business at the Northwest Houston Center, who assists both the Pastor and Minister of Music/Youth Pastor Tonya Lewis Taylor, EARS Music Group Gospel Recording Artist and Songwriter, for the past 7 years. She was featured as a soloist in Tonya Lewis Taylor’s debut #15 Billboard Gospel Chart album “Delayed But Not Denied” on “Great I Am” and background vocals. She has had the amazing opportunity to perform at the Gospel Music Workshop of America Eastern New York Chapter twice as well as TBN New York Studios performing “Great I Am.” And she added her background vocals again for Tonya Lewis Taylor’s recently released single “I Am More Than A Conqueror” along with her soon to be released EP of the same name in 2020.
Pastor Sonja Elise is a Psalmist, Recording Artist, Empowerment Conference Host, Bible Teacher and Pastor of Divine Voices World Ministries with headquarters now in Houston, Texas U.S.A. She successfully produced her first Diva’s Diamonds Conference NYC 2019 and is presently preparing to produce Diva’s Diamonds 10th Anniversary & Conference Houston 2020. Her 1st Gospel single “This Day” peaked at #3 on the Reverbnation.com Gospel NY Chart in 2018 and now in 2020 #5 on the Houston, TX Chart “This Day: An Accapella Prayer” written by the Late Edwin Hawkins as sold on Apple Music and other digital media platforms.
All year long she will celebrate her Diva’s Diamonds 10th Anniversary of sharing words of inspiration, empowerment and encouragement on social media, books and in person at her speaking and singing engagements. She was a Podcaster of the Year 2019 nominee for Diva’s Diamonds By Queen Diva podcast on BlogTalkRadio.com as well as the author of Diva’s Diamonds eBooks Collection and Diva’s Diamonds Ultimate P.I.N.K. Diamonds Collection Anthology all sold on Amazon and Barnes & Nobles and other digital media and publishing outlets!