Dr. Chanda G. Simmons is the founder of Agape Deliverance Ministries. She is a visionary leader, ordained Elder with the Pentecostal Assemblies of the World, anointed Pastor and teacher sought after guest speaker, Chaplain Instructor for Grace School of Ministry, a former talk show host of the radio show “Be Free with Dr. Chanda G.”, and the acclaimed author of the book “Help! I’ve Fallen – I Can’t Get Up”. Her ministry is dedicated to advancing the kingdom of God in the earth by providing hope and preparing people to be set free from spiritual bondages and barriers that hold them back from walking in the victory that Jesus won on the cross. She has a passion for souls and gifted in raising spiritual leaders for the Kingdom.

Dr. Simmons is one of the first two Women elevated to the office of District Elder in the Southern California District Council 67th Episcopal of the Pentecostal Assemblies of the World and served as the District Elder of District 4 in Region 2.

Dr. Simmons is a graduate of Apostolic International University of El Cajon, Ca. She holds a bachelor’s degree in counseling, a master’s degree in counseling, and a Doctoral degree in Counseling. She additionally serves on the staff of Apostolic International University as an instructor.

Dr. Simmons is a graduate of the El Cajon’s Civilian Police Academy and serves on the San Diego Standing in the Gap, an organization comprised of Pastors of various denominations who are committed to working together to bridge the gap between the San Diego Police Chiefs and Sheriffs and the community to defuse delicate issues.

Dr. Simmons is the proud Mother of two daughters, Simone and Sheliea, and the grandmother of Kaleb Murray.