“Lord let me teach your Word such that You are revealed, Your Word is illuminated, and Your people are inspired.”
When you think of a Bible teacher and intercessor, seldom would you include the words funny storyteller in the same sentence, yet that is precisely how Angela Thornton is often described. She is known as a gifted communicator, whose writing and speaking is filled with anecdotes, wit, humor and sound biblical instruction. Pastors and laymen alike laud Angela’s ability to expound on and bring to life the Word of God such that those listening feel as if they are on a personal tour of the Bible. Angela’s style of teaching has been called insightful, engaging, personal and revelatory. Her love of and fascination with facts, details, research, and words have enhanced her God-given gift to teach the Word, in a way that stirs the heart and stimulates the minds of her audience. As the scriptures declare in the gospel of John 8:32, “and you shall know the truth and the truth shall make you free” – it is the eternal freedom of knowing the truth that fuels her passion for sharing God’s Word. Her thought-provoking lessons and revelatory insights present the scriptures in a way that puts the listener at ease; reveals the heart of God and illuminates the riches and rewards of biblical study. Angela’s inspiring, expository style of teaching passionately engages her audience and immediately showers them with her infectious love of God and His Word.
Her credentials notwithstanding, the most important thing to know about Angela is her genuine desire to please the Lord. Her absolute love of God’s Word and His people fuels her passion for sharing the mysteries of Scripture. Angela’s inspiring, expository style of teaching passionately engages her audience and immediately showers them with her infectious love of God and His Word. Angela is not only called to teach but is also a fervent intercessor. Her biblical study fuels her prayer life and encourages the same in those with whom she comes in contact. Understanding the power and effectiveness of praying God’s word is an essential facet of her teaching ministry. This practical Bible teacher inspires people through prayer and the Word to live purpose-filled lives as they reach their God-ordained destiny.
Her vocational resume includes over ten years as an instructor at Calvary Bible Institute where she created the curricula for two courses and currently teaches. She is a graduate of Nyack College and attended Regent University School of Divinity. Angela hosts a weekly Bible Study: Wise Word Live and writes a blog. She is the author of Unlocked: Keys for Godly Living.
Her favorite scripture is Colossians 3:16 “Let the Word of Christ dwell richly within you, with all wisdom teaching and admonishing one another with psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing with thankfulness in your hearts to God.” Angela is a godmother, auntie and wise counselor to many. She serves in ministry with her husband and ministry partner, Minister Daniel Thornton in Washington, DC.