About Amanda

Amanda McDowell

Amanda McDowell
Speaking:  As a Singer/Songwriter, Ordained Minister and Elementary Ed teacher with nearly twenty years experience, Amanda has spoken to Women's Groups, Churches, Schools, Prisons and Juvenile Facilities of all ages and genders, Concerned Parents, Youth Groups

Some Speaking Topics include
      1. The Ten Puppies: Evangelism for prisoners, especially juvenile)
      2. MONEY-OLOGY: Money Management for Tweens and Teens (includes 2 lectures, 1 for parents only and 1 for kids 10 years old and up)
      3. Setting the Pace to Win the Race: mix of music and testimony)
      4. Yakity-Yak, Don't Talk Back: evangelism/testimony)
      5. THE COMING REVIVAL OF THE THIS ERA: Do you believe?)
      6. A.M.O: How our non profit organization can help your students behave better and learn more.)

Music Genres: Blues, Acoustic, Classic Rock, Country, Funk, Originals, and of course, Gospel

Acting: Usually play a wise cracking character of some sort.

Performed or Spoken for such organizations as:

  • Film- California Dreams
  • Film- Mr. Right
  • Fellowship of Christian Athletes
  • Champions for Life (also known as Bill Glass Ministries)
  • Stonecroft Ministries
  • Garland Independent School System
  • Union Parish School Board
  • Master of Ceremonies for Relay for Life
  • ARCO
  • St Jude Hospital etc.


Awards:


  • Dallas Songwriter's Association- Children's Song of the Year
  • ICGMA National Songwriter of the Year
  • ICGMA National Newcomer of the Year
  • Coney Island Karaoke Contest 3rd place (Twice-ha!)
  • State of Texas Recognition for Work with Juveniles
  • CCMA Song of the Year Nomination for "Plant the Seed"
  • OurStage.com song contest winner- Gospel Catagory
     


What Do They Say About Her?

“… our office surely thanks you for the article you had in the Gazette. … intelligent (and) beautifully written… you expressed yourself honestly with a passion for our schools and our students.”
- Hollis H. Downs, Louisiana House of Representatives

“I’ve been with Stonecroft Ministries for over twenty years. Amanda is one of the best speakers I’ve ever heard.”
-Neil and Jody Curran, Regional Representative, Stonecroft International Ministries

Amanda McDowell is a force of nature. Despite what would seem to most like an unfair measure of adversity, Amanda’s strong spirit has triumphed over her circumstances. It is this message, built on solid biblical principles that Amanda writes about in her songs and speaks about to anyone who will listen to her. One of the most inspirational people I know.
– Thom Granger, A & R Director, BMG Direct



Contact:

Amanda McDowell
P.O. Box 12
Farmerville, LA71241
(318) 547-7177
amandamcdowell@bellsouth.net