Marian Pledger

Marian Pledger is a full-time Christian missionary teacher and speaker committed to evangelizing and disciplingchildren and women.  She is a graduate of Miami University of Ohio; Cleveland State University; American Baptist College; Child Evangelism Fellowship Leadership Training Institute; and West Africa Leadership Training Institute.

Her numerous publications include: History of Baptists in the Liberation and Empowerment of African Americans; African American Involvement in Foreign Missions in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries; The Black Thread: An Account of the Biblical Heritage of Black People in the Language of the Common Man; and Treasures in an Earthen Vessel.  

Marian is also a renowned, inspiring, motivational speaker with the United Conference for Women, and has captivated many with her vivid poetry.

She is the mother of three sons, has traveled as a missionary in West and Southern Africa.