Dr. Tanda Canion
Dr. Tanda Canion

Dr. Tanda Canion

Dr. Tanda Canion is an innovative, creative thinker; writer, author, entrepreneur, mentor, and God’s mouth piece that is preaching and bringing deliverance to the Body of Christ. As God’s anointed vessel, Dr. Canion has embraced the mission to preach the Gospel of Jesus Christ, without compromise, to the nation and to the world.

With over 39 years of ministry, Dr. Canion is a seasoned elder and evangelist, who is known for her transparency and candid delivery of God’s Word. Because of her willingness to serve and to conduct ministry with passion and excellence, God has expanded her ministry in the following areas: bible teacher, convention /conference speaker, host, TBN and the Word Network guest.

Dr. Canion is the visionary and founder of Tanda Canion Ministries, Tanda Canion Foundation and the Empowerment Convention. Through each of these ministries lives are being changed, chains are being broken, and people of all walks of life are being empowered.

Outside of the pulpit, Dr. Canion is a community leader and activist. She marched on the Georgia State Capitol for State House-Led Bill 116 to put prayer back into school. Dr. Canion has partnered with the Susan B. Coleman Foundation and is using her voice to bring awareness to breast cancer and women’s self-health.  Through this partnership, she has hosted panel discussions with top physicians and surgeons on the deadly disease.

As a community leader, Dr. Canion is an advocate for adult and teen literacy and partners with the Assembly of Truth Ministries to provide weekly classes. Through the Tanda Canion Foundation, she has hosted back to school drives and given hundreds of book bags and school supplies to students. She is passionate about the homeless and under privileged. Over the years, Dr. Canion has led campaigns to donate food during Thanksgiving and toys at Christmas. Among her many accomplishments, Dr. Canion was selected for Atlanta’s 100 Top Women of Influence Award and awarded the President of the United States Volunteer Award.

In addition to raising two children India and Christian, three grandchildren, Lyric, N’Kai, Peyton and Casey. Dr. Canion graciously partners in ministry with her husband the Bishop Michael Canion.  Together they pastor Assembly of Truth Ministries.


Senior Pastor
Bishop Michael Canion