Sister Dee, as she likes to be called, is a second-generation product of the Church of God in Christ. Her mother is the late Joan E. W. Golden (The Golden Girl) who was heard for decades during the International Holy Convocation of the Church of God in Christ in Memphis, Tennessee on radio station WLOK 1340AM. Her father is the late Reverend Artis Golden, former Associate Pastor of the Central Missionary Baptist Church. She was saved at the age of eleven at a neighborhood church and received the Holy Ghost at age thirteen during the Youth Choir altar prayer at Pentecostal Temple.
Her calling was revealed to her by God through the scripture Jeremiah1:4-.5; 4: "Then the word of the Lord came unto me, saying, 5: Before I formed thee in the belly I knew thee; and before thou camest forth out of the womb I sanctified thee, and I ordained thee a prophet (prophetess)unto the nations."
Sister Joplin received her early training for ministry at Pentecostal Temple Institutional Church of God in Christ under the tutelage of her pastor; the late Presiding Bishop J. O. Patterson Sr. She is a License Evangelist Missionary and has been active in various facets of ministry having served as a Minister of Music, Choir Directress, Sunday School Teacher and Usher. Sister Dee presently serves at her local church as the Founder of W.O.V.E.N. and President of the Women's Department, Executive Assistant, Sunday School Teacher and Webmaster. On the District level she serves as District Missionary of the J. S. Bailey District and served as former President of the Pastor and Minister's Wives in the Burning Bush District. On the Jurisdictional level she has served for the past twelve years as one of the instructors for the Missionary Alliance Awareness Institute (M.A.A.I.) in the First Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction of Michigan Southwest.
Sister Joplin has been married over 28 years to Elder Ronald Charles Joplin, Pastor of Greater Light Temple Church of God in Christ, located in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Four lovely and anointed children were born to this union, Karen, Jennifer, Indrea and Aaron.
Evangelist Joplin is a product of the Memphis Public School system. She attended Eastern Michigan University and earned an Associate of Science degree in Computer Technology from State Technical Institute at Memphis.
Sister Dee is the owner of Alpha & Omega Technologies, LLC and is employed by the State of Michigan as a Senior Information Technology Programmer Analyst.
Above all of this she loves the Lord with all her heart, mind and spirit and has a burning, heartfelt desire to see victory manifested in the lives of God's people through the ministry that God has purposed in her life.