Pastor Debra Young was born, raised and educated in the state of Texas. She is a native of El Paso where she attended The University of Texas at El Paso. Debra was ordained as a pastor in 2007 at Word of Life Church. As an active member of Word of Life Church, Pastor Debra serves in the spirit of an armor bearer wherever God directs to help support the vision God has given Bishop Tom and Pastor Sonia Brown. This has included children’s ministry, event planning and management, bible teaching and leading the clergy ministry and a member of the church board of directors. Pastor Debra serves and connects with the community through speaking at various churches, women's conferences, Mt. Zion Senior Citizens Center, El Paso Community College Mature Living Television Program, KSCE Channel 38 programs, serving in the SOS Enrichment, Inc. and several nationwide prayer networks.