Brenda has 13 Southern Gospel Music Albums to her credit. She has been Honored with several Southern Gospel Music Awards, including Soloist of the Year, Female Vocalist of the Year and many others.Brenda was a ‘Miss America Preliminary” Contestant in her teens, but soon realized that a Crown on her Heart was what she needed and not one on her head.
Brenda is very transparent and some times share how after straying away from church and living a life of drugs, alcohol, and spousal abuse she finally found peace in Christ.
She was diagnosed with a very aggressive form of Breast Cancer at the age of 29. How ever she received a Miraculous Healing, with out undergoing, surgery, radiation or chemo, and lives a Victorious cancer free life today. Brenda has been married to Bishop Kelvin Copeland for 37 years. They have a daughter Kristen, son-in-love Aaron, and are grandparents to Christian, Owen, & Charlie. Kelvin and Brenda make their home in Bastrop Louisiana where they Pastor East Haven Church of God.