Sharlyne C. Thomas is an award-winning author, inspirational speaker, and professional editor who has served as an intercessor since 2003, edifying the Body of Christ through prayer and exhortation. She has published six non-fiction books thus far: “When Heaven Hears Your Prayer,” “How Great is Your Faith?” “I See What You’re Saying!” “P.E.P. (Prayer + Encouragement = Power),” “That’s Not God - How to Transition from Religion to Relationship,” and her latest book titled “The Biblical Guide to Critical Thinking.” She also utilizes her gifts and talents via Spirit of Excellence Writing & Editing Services, LLC, contributing articles to magazines such as “IBA Success Magazine” and “Built to Prosper,” as well as editing and proofreading various copy for a broad range of writers and organizations nationwide.
Sharlyne has been invited to speak and teach at a variety of community and ministry events, including Destined for Destiny Women’s Institute and the Central Florida Mayors Prayer Breakfast. She has also judged four beauty pageants and been a guest on several radio and TV shows such as WOKB 1680AM, Rejoice 1140AM, “Point of View” on the Afrotainment Channel, and “Atlanta Live” on WATC-TV 57. Expanding her creativity to stage and screen, Sharlyne has ministered with a dance group at the International Pastors and Leadership Conference; and acted in a Christian hip-hop video, gospel play, short film, commercials, and feature films. She also contributed to the script for “The Turnaround” movie, which has won and been nominated for several awards, including Best Screenplay at the 3rd Annual WideScreen Film & Music Video Festival.
In addition to serving as an Ambassador with the African American Chamber of Commerce of Central Florida, Sharlyne holds an MBA in Management, a 2-15 Life & Health Insurance License, and a Woman & Minority Business Certification. She is also active in the Watchmen on the Wall Prayer Network and a consistent speaker with Moms-n-Ministry while performing her duties as Road Manager for The Tour that Angie Bee Presents. Sharlyne has continued to expand her community reach by launching a 501c3 nonprofit charity organization, Sword of the Spirit Ministries Florida, Inc., which was created to empower single parents and their children to become more productive citizens spiritually, physically, and financially. Born and raised in Southern California, Sharlyne currently lives in Central Florida.