Quint Shepherd is an ordained minister with the Church of God in Cleveland, TN. In 2004 he was awarded an Honorary Doctorial Degree for his years of service and experience in ministry from Logos Bible College in Jacksonville, FL. Quint has been in full-time ministry for more than 32 years. He has served as an evangelist and pastor. In 1992 he planted a church in Georgia which he pastored for 16 years.
Quint has preached in some of the most prestigious churches of today. He has been a key note speaker in revivals, conventions, and camp meetings with thousands who have received salvation, healing, and a filling of the spirit. Quint Shepherd is known as a revivalist who preaches life changing messages of hope, deliverance, and victory that are relevant for our times today. He preaches with a Pentecostal fire that makes the word of God come alive and brings people into the presence of God.
Quint Shepherd has ministered and been a guest on some of the premier Christian television networks including T.B.N., Daystar Television Network, GMT Network, Sky Angel Network, and other media outlets.
Quint and his wife Debra have been blessed with a beautiful family, including twin daughters-Haley, Hope, and son, Jonathan. All 3 of their children are a vital part of The Shepherds’ ministry.
Their true family harmony and added youthfulness create a unique vocal blend with a progressive sound that is re-defining gospel music for future generations. Although their roots are primarily Southern Gospel, The Shepherds latest recording, “Reality” features a variety of styles in Christian Music that seem to be connecting with a diverse group of audiences.
The Shepherds perform mostly original material written by group member Debra Shepherd. Debra has not only become a respected writer for The Shepherds, but has also had many songs to be released nationwide and into other countries such as: Ireland, Honduras, Africa, and Russia. Many mainstream southern gospel artists have also recorded her songs including, The Freemans, The McKameys, The Hoppers, The Hoskins Family, The Inspirations, and The Kingsmen, just to name a few.
Some of the songs made popular by The Shepherds that have
reached national chart status
include: “A Friend of God,” “Oh Yes He Is,” “It’ll Be Hard Not Cry,” “There’s Still Time For A Miracle,” “God Will Never Run Out Of Blessings,” and their signature song “There’s
A Miracle In The Making.”
Continuing the momentum, The Shepherds current recording with Dove Music, Reality, has been turning industry heads since it hit the shelves. The first two radio releases “A Black Heart” and “On My Way To A Miracle” went to the Singing News Top 30. The Shepherds hit single “On My Knees” reached the Top 10 for Singing News Magazine, and was #25 for Top 40 songs of 2007. Their single “I Am Here” peaked at #15 in the Singing News chart and #3 in Christian Voice. Their last single “Move Oh Mountain” topped the Singing News chart at #25 and the Christian Voice chart at #7.
The Shepherds have appeared on many prestigious stages such as SGM FanFair, The National Quartet Convention, Church of God General Assembly, and Wild Adventures Theme Park. They also performed at one of the Top 5 firework shows in America in Knoxville, TN. The Shepherds perform in churches, auditoriums, theaters, and have had many television appearances including T.B.N - Praise The Lord, Daystar Television Network‘s Celebration, TCT, and many other media networks. They have firmly established their place in Gospel Music.
The Shepherds Award accomplishments include nominations for the SGM FanFair/Us Gospel “Mixed Group of the Year” for 2005 and SGM FanFair “Young Excelling Individual” of 2008 awarded to Jonathan Shepherd. They also received the nomination for SGM “Band of the Year” 2009. Group member Debra Shepherd was also very honored to receive the Georgia Songwriters Award.
The Shepherds are a family affair with group members: Quint & Debra Shepherd, son Jonathan, twin daughters Haley and Hope, and Debra’s sister Sheri Haynes. It is all of the group members desire to reach the lost and give the audience something they can take with them to face life’s challenges.
Despite the success and doors that God is continually opening, The Shepherds are a family unit that remain devoted to the calling and purpose on which their ministry was founded.