The Rev. Sheila McKeithen is a spiritual activist, sought-after speaker, and author. She is the President and Spiritual Leader of the Universal Foundation for Better Living, Inc., as well as the spiritual leader of The Universal Centre of Truth for Better Living in Kingston, Jamaica (uctjamaica.org). Trained in ministry by the late Reverend Drs. Johnnie Colemon and Mary A. Tumpkin, she defied the medical prognosis that she had less than six days to live. Healed by God, she has dedicated her life to being God’s vessel for hope, love and healing.
A native of Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, Rev. Sheila relinquished her position as an Assistant Attorney General to accept a 6 month ministry assignment in Jamaica that continues to this day ---21 years later.
Integrating herself in the Caribbean culture, Jamaica’s former Prime Minister, The Honorable Portia Simpson Miller, appointed her as a Director to its Bauxite Institute. Her voice is heard through weekly sermons and classes, newspaper editorials and special features, television, radio as well as in local and corporate Jamaica events and programs. Rev. Sheila has facilitated workshops/seminars/retreats in Jamaica, South America, Trinidad and Tobago, Canada, USA and Europe.
Currently she serves as the Southwest Regional Chaplain of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. and was inducted into the Martin Luther King Board of Preachers in 2001. Her credits include: Documentary films: As a Man Thinketh (Jon Miller, Producer) and Shajen Joy Aziz and Demian Lichtenstein’s documentary book and film, Discover the Gift (2010); A compact disc, Daily Dose of Motivation (Itunes); Her book, Twelve Steps to Your Healing; as well as contributions as an author to Bishop Vashti McKenzie’s book, Those Sisters Can Preach: 22 Pearls of Wisdom, Virtue, and Hope (2013); and The Daily Inspiration for Better Living (UFBL.org).