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Chicago’s Chaundra Gore enhancing her empowerment spiritual gifts through LensOfFaith Speaks Coaching and Consulting


And we know that all things work together for good to those who love God, to those who are the called according to His purpose. (Romans 8:28 NKJV)


GOD’S FAITH STEPPER 

CHI-TOWN’S FINEST — A native of Chicago, Chaundra Gore, 37, is the founder and CEO of LensOfFaith Speaks Coaching and Consulting, a venture she established in 2017.

As it pertains to individuals’ quest to advance the kingdom and discover their God-given purpose, amongst the key and most effective attributes they must possess is solid leadership skills.

Amongst those who can greatly attest to this notion is Chaundra Nicole Gore.
During a weekend interview with Making Headline News, Gore credited legendary Civil Rights pioneer Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. as having had arguably the most influential impact on her life.
“Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. inspired me from the age of seven when I first started speaking in school, winning competitions and writing my speeches,” Gore recalled. “I was born to speak.
And, to her distinctly unique credit, she’s done a masterful job of not just putting her immeasurable speaking gifts on display but, most importantly, she routinely goes to great lengths to aid others to maximize their potential.
A native of Chicago, Gore, 37, is the founder and CEO of LensOfFaith Speaks Coaching and Consulting, a venture she established in 2017.

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Nearly two years removed since its inception, Gore’s LensOfFaith Speaks Coaching and Consulting is widely known for assisting servant leaders to discover their purpose, as well as exercise their power, thus walk by faith to live an abundant life.

In essence, LensOfFaith Speaks Coaching and Consulting is thoroughly committed to transitioning the mind through meditation, prayer, and the utilizing what Gore refers to as the ‘discovering YOU’ program, which is designed specifically to each person based on their end goal, Gore acknowledged.

“I love being able to serve people, transform lives, and reach my destiny while helping others do the same,” Gore said of a rising organization that mostly serves individuals ranging in ages 25-to-55.

ARMY OF THE LORD — As Gore hinted, it was, by all accounts, because of her tenure in the military that essentially allowed her to draw close to God, a development that, much to her delight, drove her to the purpose for which she was created.

As for her competitive drive that has greatly enabled her to discover a greater version of herself, Gore credits her awe-inspiring journey as a disabled Army veteran, a stint that spans nearly two decades.

“I have always been competitive through my years of service,” Gore explained. “And so as I became closer to God, I found out what my true calling was — using the three steps (assist servant leaders to discover their purpose, exercise their power, and walk by faith to live and abundant life).

As Gore hinted, it was, by all accounts, because of her tenure in the military that essentially allowed her to draw close to God, a development that, much to her delight, has driven her to the purpose for which she was created.

BEACON OF LIGHT — “I love being able to serve people, transform lives, and reach my destiny while helping others do the same,” Gore said of a rising organization that mostly serves individuals ranging in ages 25-to-55.

“God used the Army as a training ground for me to develop as a servant leader, because he was birthing me for such a time as this,” Gore said. “If I could teach, train, and motivate soldiers, God knew I would be ready for His people. So here I am, ready to motivate, inspire and encourage servant leaders to reach their destiny.”


And boy is she putting forth a valiant effort in the process, all the while God continues to strategically enlarge her territory, in large part because of her steadfast act of obedience.

During a weekend interview with Making Headline News, Gore credited legendary Civil Rights pioneer Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. as having had arguably the most influential impact on her life.

“My personal mission to impact the lives of God’s people by helping them discover their true God given ability, by simply trusting God, doing intentional work to find their niche (through) fervent and effective prayer, and the power of meditation to quiet the mind and gain clarity and understanding,” said Gore, who’s been afforded to put her spiritually-empowering gifts on display in such places as Georgia, New Jersey, Chicago, Florida, South Carolina, and the Virgin Islands.

A graduate of Chicago’s Morgan Park High, Gore earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from Devry University and a Master’s of Science in Leadership from Grand Canyon University.

She’s currently pursuing a doctorate in Organizational Leadership Ed.D from Grand Canyon University.

Also, Gore is a radio talk show host for Encouraging Yourself Show, which is affiliated with an All Nations Stellar award-winning radio station.


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The host of LensOfFaith LIVE on Facebook/YouTube that airs at 8 p.m. EST, Gore is an accomplished leadership strategist, destiny catalyst, international speaker, motivational coach, ghostwriter, as well as an Amazon bestselling author.

Married to Kenneth D. Gore Jr. for 11 years, the couple shares a blended family that’s comprised of seven children.

Interestingly, Gore’s passion is centered largely on help heal people who have suffered abuse, trauma, low self-esteem, doubt, and fear whereby she provides effective resources and tools to help them heal and grow.

Gore’s itinerary includes the Fresh Wind 2020 Focus and Aligned event that’s powered by LensOfFaith Speaks Coaching and Consulting.

Nearly two years removed since its inception, Gore’s LensOfFaith Speaks Coaching and Consulting is widely known for assisting servant leaders to discover their purpose, as well as exercise their power, thus walk by faith to live an abundant life.

Accompanied by the theme, “A Night Of Networking Power,” the Fresh Wind 2020 Focus and Aligned empowerment event will take place January 25 from 6-10 p.m. at the American Legion, located at 3810 West Kennedy Blvd. in Tampa.

“I have been speaking forever in the Army to a specific group of people, but now I am touching the hearts and minds of whomever God leads me to impact,” Gore said. “It is imperative that I inspire others. That is what God designed me to do. Why not make someone else smile, motivate them to succeed and live their life just as God I tended them to do?”

Something to which she can greatly attest now that she’s functioning mightily in her God-given purpose.


For more information about Lithia, Florida-area Businesswoman Chaundra Nicole Gore, MSL, or to book her for a public appearance or speaking engagement, call 224.421.4996. Also, send email to: lensoffaithspeaks@gmail.com.


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Business partners Michael LeMay and Nikki Denise join forces to compose a book that promotes combating divorce


Wherefore they are no more twain, but one flesh. What therefore God hath joined together, let not man put asunder. (Matthew 19:6 KJV)


GOD’S HOLY ORDINANCE 

DALLAS — For the record, there’s never a bad time, quite frankly, to speak along the lines of what it means to avoid a dreaded marital dissolution.

That is why authors Michael LeMay and Nikki Denise have joined forced to compose a book they sense will become a fixture not just amongst worldly individuals but, most importantly, amongst those who make up the Body of Christ.
Never mind that the informative, emotionally-driven, spiritually gut-checking book by these writers isn’t scheduled to be released until sometime in Spring 2020.
“(We’re striving) to encourage men and women to reconsider staying married as opposed to divorce,” LeMay told Making Headline News this week. “And (we’re striving) to offer various practical and emotional reasons why they should stay married.”

ACCORDING TO GOD’S LAW…

Indeed they are, courtesy of an awe-inspiring and forthcoming book entitled, “Avoiding Divorce For Men and Women: 101,” a collaborative written document that’s centered largely on this dynamic duo of authors deeming it essential to — you know — keep it real with their readers, most notably those who could learn a thing or two about the downside of divorce and why sticking together as a union would be beneficial for both parties in the long run.

To their credit, these authors’ strategic and steadfast objective of keeping it real, by all accounts, is accompanied by a great deal of transparency.

There’s never a bad time, really, to speak along the lines of what it means to avoid a marital dissolution. That is why authors Michael LeMay and Nikki Denise have joined forced to compose a book they sense will become a fixture not just amongst worldly individuals but, most importantly, amongst those who make up the Body of Christ.

“We believe that having been through divorce and single parenting that we have an authentic experience and knowledge about this subject matter,” Nikki Denise, 39, a native of Durham, North Carolina, explained. “It is our quest to help African-American families stay together and to deter divorce through our media. We hope to bring awareness to the public about some of the pitfalls and root causes and the results of divorce on a family. And we hope to provide information and guidance to avoid divorce.”

A book that is already generating its share of favorable feedback — “It’s been all positive,” LeMay said — roughly eight months prior to its scheduled release, “Avoiding Divorce For Men and Women: 101” is making a strong case that it figures to be as good as advertised once it makes it ceremoniously release on the market.

“The avoiding divorce platform seeks to explain how various socio economic dynamics can transcend into interrelation dysfunction and marital failures, within modern African American families,” said the co-authors, when asked in what ways are their forthcoming book apart of the purpose for which God has created them. “The avoiding divorce platform challenges black men and women to perform deep mental introspection and self-examination, to discover the root causes in their behavioral patterns that can be correlated to patterns of dysfunction in their marriages.”

Moreover, LeMay and Nikki Denise acknowledged, what they appropriately label the “avoiding divorce platform” is absolutely essential, particularly as it pertains to keeping the sanctity of marriage intact.

THEY’VE GOT NEWS FOR YOU — All things considered, LeMay and his Nikki Denise can dauntless profess that they thank God for strategically assigning them for collectively composing an intriguing and essential book for such a time as now.

There are variety of pivotal reasons for drawing such an analogy, they emphasized.


“The avoiding divorce platform triggers an awareness in black men and women to realize that they must to do self and perhaps professional psychoanalysis required to know thyself and to become self-aware,” Nikki Denise explained. “We believe that this is our God-given assignment as authors.”


Having announced this week that they are open to speaking engagements, during which they would share in detail the developments that fueled their fervent desire to assemble “Avoiding Divorce For Men and Women: 101,” both LeMay and Nikki Denise have undoubtedly found their niche as accomplished writers, having authored a galley of books.

In addition, LeMay Imagery Publishing will be publishing “Avoiding Divorce: 101,” a book they emphasized is designed for men and women, especially couples who are passionate about diligently remaining in covenant.

IN HER OWN WORDS — “We believe that having been through divorce and single parenting that we have an authentic experience and knowledge about this subject matter,” Nikki Denise, 39, a native of Durham, North Carolina, explained. “It is our quest to help African-American families stay together and to deter divorce through our media. We hope to bring awareness to the public about some of the pitfalls and root causes and the results of divorce on a family. And we hope to provide information and guidance to avoid divorce.”

“Our goal is to inspire families and to offer them tools for them to stay together,” said LeMay, an Atlanta-based businessman who is a native of Chicago. “We believe that our message of avoiding divorce is ordained by God and that it is as important as the Civil Rights Movement was.”

Talk about a rather bold and riveting suggestion, one that because of this brilliantly compelling book, figures to become a fixture not just amongst worldly individuals but, most importantly, amongst those who make up the Body of Christ.

“(We want our readers) to become self-aware and spiritually awakened,” LeMay said in making a plea for consumers to begin submitting presale orders for “Avoiding Divorce For Men and Women: 101.”

“I had to go through the process of analyzing my own consciousness and my psychological make-up…to evoke change within himself, I had to deconstruct myself from the core,” LeMay continued. “And then rebuild and reengineer my mind with new content. I had to undergo a mental and spiritual rebirth.”

All things considered, LeMay and his Nikki Denise can dauntlessly profess that they thank God for strategically assigning them for collectively composing an intriguing and essential book for such a time as now.

BOOK THEM — Having announced this week that they are open to speaking engagements, during which they would share in detail the developments that fueled their fervent desire to assemble “Avoiding Divorce For Men and Women: 101,” both LeMay and Nikki Denise have undoubtedly found their niche as accomplished writers, having authored a galley of books.

“I don’t believe that I’d be divorced today had I made these kinds of mental and spiritual changes before it was too late,” LeMay said without hesitation. “If I had only paid attention to the signs that my wife presented to me…had I taken accountability for taking the time to learn how to become humble enough to know that my marriage was in trouble, I don’t believe that I would be divorced today.

“Being able to ask for help when I realized that my marriage was in trouble was the work,” LeMay added. “This is the necessary process. In that, we acknowledge that we are in trouble and that we respond effectively.”

Talk about keeping it real.

For the record.


For more information about Authors  Michael LeMay and Nikki Denise, or to schedule them for a public appearance or book signing, connect with them via social media at: https://www.facebook.com/pages/LeMay-Imagery-Publishing/324134638241888. Also, send email to: lemayimagery@gmail.com.


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Chicago author Jackie Nichols Anderson’s new book having a massive kingdom impact


Don’t you know that you yourselves are God’s temple and that God’s Spirit dwells in your midst? (1 Corinthians 3:16 NIV)


PROVERBS 31 AFFECT

REAPING A HARVEST — A native of the Windy City, Jackie Nichols Anderson is the mastermind behind her remarkably compelling project entitled, “Pillars Of A Powerful Woman,” a book that officially hit the market earlier this year — this after she needed just a few months to compose it.

DALLAS — Sometime after 9 o’clock CST Tuesday night, Jackie Nichols Anderson was taking questions from the media.

She was all smiles, too.

“If you could see the huge smile on my face right now,” Nichols Anderson told Making Headline News, referring to the media coverage surrounding her newly-produced book.
For Nichols Anderson, a Chicago-based writer, the prelude to her delving off into the ever-so-competitive world of authorship is an awe-inspiring memory she undoubtedly will share for the rest of her life.

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A book that is will soon be available for purchase online at Amazon and Barnes and Noble, “Pillars Of A Powerful Woman” is currently available for purchase at Nichols Anderson’s website at: https://www.thevisionvoicevalue.com/.

“I was literally at and event about trading, and the Lord showed me how the fruits of the spirit applies in all situations,” Nichols Anderson recalls. “And with all things, I decided to expand on what He already was working with me on which, in a nutshell, the dynamics of our behavior create the challenges and obstacles in life.”

A native of the Windy City, Nichols Anderson is the mastermind behind her remarkably compelling project entitled, “Pillars Of A Powerful Woman,” a book that officially hit the market earlier this year — this after she needed just a few months to compose it.

GOD’S BEACON OF LIGHT — All things considered, Nichols Anderson is hopeful her pivotal eating habits will inspire others to follow suit — and, of course, purchase her new book, which details her life-altering testimonies.

Nichols Anderson’s “Pillars Of A Powerful Woman” comes amid her 2015 diagnosis with multiple sclerosis.

An accomplished businesswoman in her own right, Nichols Anderson is overwhelmingly grateful to her Creator for providing her with the much-anticipated breakthrough she needed, both in the natural and the spirit.

Especially in the natural, she acknowledged.

IN HER SPIRITUAL ELEMENT 

A book that is approximately one month removed from having been published — “I just got done,” Nichols Anderson says in wonderment — there is, by all accounts a divine message this Christian-based author aspires to send to her reading audience through “Pillars Of A Powerful Woman.”

“Physically seeing how God transformed me, taking the information that helped me to help someone else,” said Nichols Anderson, explaining the purpose for her new book. “We’ve overcome by the Blood of the Lamb and the word of our testimony.”

A book that is approximately one month removed from having been published — “I just got done,” Nichols Anderson says in wonderment — there is, by all accounts a divine message this Christian-based author aspires to send to her reading audience through “Pillars Of A Powerful Woman.”

“(The) divine message is the fruit of the spirit is what makes a person or woman powerful, retaining and implementing with God has giving to us to be the reflection of Him, to carry out purpose, goals, and plans in life,” Nichols Anderson said.

A book that will soon be available for purchase online at Amazon and Barnes and Noble, “Pillars Of A Powerful Woman” is currently available for purchase at Nichols Anderson’s website at: https://www.thevisionvoicevalue.com/.

“As a counselor, these are the techniques used in counseling, creating coping mechanisms, as well as helping them transform to the best version of themselves,” Nichols Anderson said her new book.

Interestingly, Nichols Anderson has authored other projects, most notably a book entitled, “Veggies All Day.”

“’Veggies All Day’ is a recipe book created to help others see that fruits and vegetables can be eaten all day with all meals,” Nichols Anderson said. “I became a vegan a year-and-a-half ago and it has completely changed my life. I was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis in 2015, and I knew I had to change some things so my diet or eating lifestyle changed and my exercising turned up.”

GOD’S PLAN — An accomplished businesswoman in her own right, Nichols Anderson is overwhelmingly grateful to her Creator for providing her with the much-anticipated breakthrough she needed, both in the natural and the spirit.

All things considered, Nichols Anderson is hopeful her pivotal eating habits will inspire others to follow suit — and, of course, purchase her new book, which details her life-altering testimonies.

“Getting my children to convert or even eat more vegetables was a challenge, but I overcame the challenge with doing the simple things that I wrote in this recipe book,” Nichols Anderson said. “And now two of my children are converted and one is eating less ground beef and pork.”

Talk about leading by example.

If only you could see the huge smile on her face right now.


For more information about Chicago-area Author Jackie Nichols Anderson, or to schedule her for a public appearance, a book signing or speaking engagement, connect with her via Facebook under: https://www.facebook.com/jackieo.nichols. Also, send email to: jnikk808@gmail.com or connect her via social media at: Instagram: missjackieo_; Twitter: @jackies4eva


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Dallas/Fort Worth entrepreneur Toya Knowles doing it big in Texas as successful salon owner

MAKING HEADLINE NEWS WELCOMES TOYA KNOWLES


DALLAS — Toya Knowles is a proud native of Illinois.

Much to her delight, she’s doing things big in Texas.

Consider, for instance, the awe-inspiring passion for her vision, a development to which Knowles essentially was introduced way back when she was in grade school — the sixth grade to be technical.

“I got a full ride to Lewis University in Lisle, Illinois on an academic scholarship,” Knowles, during a recent interview with Making Headline News, said, explaining in great detail how she had managed to discover her God-orchestrated gifts. “However, I knew since I was in sixth grade that I wanted to do hair. I was that kid in the neighborhood doing everyone’s hair.”

REPRESENTING “THE CHI” WELL — A native of Chicago, Toya Knowles, 47, has flourished mightily, thus made a name for herself as one of Dallas/Fort Worth’s finest beauty professionals and salon owners.

In what undoubtedly has become a remarkable sequence of events, Knowles has gone from one of the neighborhood’s most sought-after hair stylists to one whom, well, is doing big things in Texas.

A native of Chicago, Knowles, 47, has flourished mightily, thus made a name for herself as one of Dallas/Fort Worth’s finest beauty professionals and salon owners.

Once a stellar and talented multi-sport athlete, Knowles wasted little time delving off into this ever-so-competitive cosmetology industry, having made the leap into her selected field immediately after earning her high school diploma from Chicago’s Harvard St. George.

DESTINY STEPS UNFOLDING — Knowles’ salon — located at 12021 Dallas Parkway, Suite 132 inside of Phoenix Suites in nearby Frisco, Texas — will go into full operations October 16.

“Once high school was over, I went straight to beauty school,” Knowles said. “I believe I am more of a beauty coach. I love share everything I know and learn with everyone. Sharing is caring.”

As for how her competitive drive has greatly helped propel her to function in her element for such a time as now, Knowles contends that such a drive doesn’t really exist as it pertains to her profession.

Knowles’ salon, located at 12021 Dallas Parkway, Suite 132 inside of Phoenix Suites in nearby Frisco, Texas, will go into full operations October 16.

“When I think competitive, I think of competing with someone, and for me, it’s never been about competing with anyone,” Knowles said. “It is just doing what I love and continued learning and growing at what I love to do.”

Like a number of her peers and colleagues, Knowles was destined from the outset to — for a lack of better words — get in where she fits in.

THE BUSINESSLIKE APPROACH — As for how her competitive drive has greatly helped propel her to function in her element for such a time as now, Knowles contends such a drive doesn’t really exist as it pertains to her profession.

Look at her today, a proud native of Illinois whom, much to her delight, is doing things big in Texas.


“I believe there’s always room for anybody in this career as it’s a billion dollar  industry, so it’s no need to compete. It’s (all about being) inspired by other people to allow you to continue to grow and being around like-minded people. I simply just love what I do. I love to see everyone that sits in my chair feel good about themselves and, for me, it’s not just about focusing on the outside. It’s about focusing on the inside as well.” — Texas Entrepreneur Toya Knowles 


With her continuous progress as a thriving businesswoman has emerged an assortment of lofty goals and ambitions, something about which Knowles is empowered to tackle head on.

GOD’S PLAN — In what undoubtedly has become a remarkable sequence of events, Knowles has gone from one of the neighborhood’s most sought-after hair stylists to one whom, well, is doing big things in Texas.

“My goal was to go to Jones Commercial Career Academy to take business management in my junior and senior year, then go to hair school,” Knowles said. “But when the public schools went on strike, my dad made me stay in private school.”

Despite those assortment of obstacles, Knowles steadfastly kept her focus on what mattered most — her monumental vision of fulfilling her goals and ambitions.

And that she has surely done, a trend that has given way to her savoring the best of both worlds, both in the Windy City and Big D.

“As of now, my venture has allowed me to build two amazing clienteles in Chicago and Dallas,” Knowles said. “Even though I no longer do hair in my home town, I still get phones calls on a weekly basis about my services in Chicago from my YouTube a channel. And the best part is I’m still very close to all my clients, who have now turned into friends and family. I don’t care to say clients.  I prefer friends and family.”

Speaking of family, Knowles is especially grateful to hers for helping to steer her in the right directions, particularly as it relates to maximizing her potential in such a competitive and popular industry.

“Well if I had to say who inspired me, I will have to say my daddy, even though he was totally against me going to hair school,” said Knowles, who also credits her mother, grandmother, and a host of others for their valiant support. “It made me want to show him how much I was passionate about it and, once he saw me in action, he became my No. 1 fan.”

‘NOT TODAY, DEVIL’ — Despite those assortment of obstacles, Knowles steadfastly kept her focus on what mattered most — her monumental vision of fulfilling her goals and ambitions.

Fortunately for her and to her distinctly unique credit, Knowles has at her disposal a slew of solid and dedicated fans and supporters, many of whom make up the very clients — err, family and friends — she routinely services.  

“My personal mission is to impact anyone who sits in my chair and to teach them how to create their blueprint for their lifestyle,” said Knowles whom, on November 5, will be launching a 16-week course on short hair. “I believe when you have people that inspire you and poured into you, it’s only right to give back what you have learned . You must pay it forward.”

To her credit, she certainly paying it forward virtually daily, all the while doing things big in Texas in the process.

For more information about Dallas/Fort Worth Businesswoman Toya Knowles or to inquire about her services, call 773-330-1876. Also, send email to: iamtoyaknowles@gmail.com.


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Chicago entrepreneur BreAnna Dante’ Watson’s business is a godly thing of beauty

MAKING HEADLINE NEWS WELCOMES BREANNA DANTE’ WATSON


If, by chance, there was such a thing as placing someone’s face alongside the familiar Biblical passage that is Psalm 139:14, one would be hard-pressed not to erect BreAnna Dante’ Watson’s alongside it.

For starters, Watson could be appropriately described as one who knows full well she is fearfully and wonderfully made in God — which, to her distinctly unique credit, essentially sums up why she routinely exemplifies such a trend through her business-related endeavors.

A native of Chicago, Watson is an accomplished businesswoman as owner and CEO of Dante’ Image Consulting & Beauty and Beauty Is My Ministry.

Having labeled beauty as a ministry, of sorts, Watson is the afforded the golden opportunity to function as a consultant, wardrobe stylist, a professional MUA, as well as a mentor through a business venture whereby she boasts more than a decade of professional experience.

Much to her delight, her ability to bask in the glory of her element generally begins with the notion that she is fearfully and wonderfully made in God.


“I have mastered the physical aspect of the beauty industry, the makeup, the clothing, the hair, etc. But as a minister, it is most important to me to deal with how my clients, mentees, etc., feel on the inside.” — BreAnna Dante’ Watson


“I have always had a love for all things, fashion and beauty, since I was a little girl and it grew into a passion of mine as I got older,” Watson told Making Headline News during an interview this week. “I have always had an eye for putting outfits together, and the Lord blessed me to be very good at what I do. He blessed the work of my hands, so everything I touch, all the outfits I put together, and all the makeup I’ve done, I’ve done them extremely well. That’s why I’m here, to coach in the key areas of visual impact.”

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THE PROVERBS 31 FACTOR — A native of Chicago,
BreAnna Dante’ Watson is an accomplished businesswoman as owner and CEO of Dante’ Image Consulting & Beauty and Beauty Is My Ministry.

A business that accommodates people of all ages, Watson acknowledged that amongst her greatest fulfillments as a young entrepreneur is her ability to strategically bring to life the visions of her clients.

“There is no greater feeling for me than seeing a person smile, because they look and feel beautiful and I had something to do with that,” Watson said. “However, it’s more than just the physical outside appearance but, more important, how they feel on the inside, which is why I started Beauty Is My Ministry.”

For what it’s worth, it is a thriving, progressive ministry that has become a fixture, particularly in the Body of Christ.

HOOKIN’ THEM UP — A business that accommodates people of all ages, Watson acknowledged that amongst her greatest fulfillments as a young entrepreneur is her ability to strategically bring to life the visions of her clients.

Because, after all, there’s absolutely nothing wrong with church folk looking as sharp as a tack when preparing for worshipping.

“I have mastered the physical aspect of the beauty industry, the makeup, the clothing, the hair, etc.,” Watson said. But as a minister, it is most important to me to deal with how my clients, mentees, etc., feel on the inside.”

More than anything, Watson emphasized, her work in centered largely on executing her skills and mechanics, according to God’s purpose.

“I don’t want what I do to be a cover up or mask of God’s work, but simply an enhancement,” Watson explained. “I say it all the time that I’d be remiss if I did someone’s makeup or enhanced their wardrobe only for them to look in the mirror and still not feel beautiful or still be broken, because the things that are going on the inside have not been dealt with. So it’s much more than the physical.”

While a majority of her clients are based in Chicago and the surrounding areas, Watson will undoubtedly have the numerous opportunities to expand and promote her business in other parts of the country, particularly when traveling to different states to work and engage in ministerial duties.

“God’s willing, I will be able to touch the nations soon,” Watson, a 2006 graduate of Grafton (Massachusetts) Memorial Senior High School, said. “My vision is to motivate young women to identify and walk in their true beauty and purpose and have a heart like Christ. That is the ultimate beauty and to bring a little more style and class to everyone’s world.”

SPIRITUAL SWAG — While a majority of her clients are based in Chicago and the surrounding areas, Watson will undoubtedly have the numerous opportunities to expand and promote her business in other parts of the country, particularly when traveling to different states to work and engage in ministerial duties.

All the while greatly enabling them to realize they, too, are fearfully and wonderfully made in God.

Having enrolled at the Illinois Institute of Art-Chicago, where she studied Fashion Design, Watson will be a presenter during “Beauty Camp,” an event for young girls October 20 in nearby Calumet City from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. CST.

THE PSALM 105:1 FACTOR — “There is no greater feeling for me than seeing a person smile, because they look and feel beautiful and I had something to do with that,” Watson said. “However, it’s more than just the physical outside appearance but, more important, how they feel on the inside, which is why I started Beauty Is My Ministry.”

“I’ve been blessed to have some amazing folks, who have inspired and pushed me to go after my visions and purpose,” said Watson, who credits her Pastor, Prophet Tyree Beard and his wife, Lady Jennifer Beard (The City of David Movement of Chicago), as well as Elder Takaira Milton for having monumental impacts on her sustained success.

“I constantly honor (my spiritual leaders) because had it not been for them and their constant push and prayers and covering, I would not be the woman and preacher I am today. They are the best.”

For more information Chicago-area Businesswoman BreAnna Dante’ Watson, or to schedule her for a public appearance or speaking engagement, connect with her via Facebook under: BreAnna Dante’. Also, send email to: dimgconsulting17@gmail.com.


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Accomplished Chicago Sports Psychotherapist Natalie Graves’ private practice becoming a fixture for professional athletes

Natalie Graves owns a Chicago-based mental health therapy practice, one that much to her delight, is steadily attracting a national presence.  

SAVORING THE FRUITS OF LABOR — Chicago-based Sports Psychotherapist Natalie Graves, 47, the founder and chief executive officer of Natalie Graves Athletic Counseling, has worked tirelessly to help construct her practice to what it has become to this very day: one that undoubtedly turning heads, particularly throughout the world of professional sports.

For that very reason, her practice is starting to attract exposure through the mainstream media, a trend to which Graves essentially is trying to become accustomed.

“Sounds good,” Graves told Making Headline News during a weekend interview when word spread of her latest coverage through the media. “I’m nervous.”

While Graves admittedly was gripped with a few jitters, the mere fact that she is garnering the exposure she deserves is surely warranted.

Amongst the reasons is that Graves, 47, the founder and chief executive officer of Natalie Graves Athletic Counseling, has worked tirelessly to help construct her practice to what it has become to this very day — one that is undoubtedly turning heads, particularly throughout the world of professional sports.  

A Chicago-based private practice that Graves established in 2012 and is located at 155 North Michigan Avenue, Suite 633Graves boasts a wealth of experience in the social work industry, considering her expertise spans close to two decades.

Not only that, Natalie Graves Athletic Counseling is widely regarded as a credible venture, in large part because Graves specializes in working with athletes, most notably those who are hampered by an assortment of challenges on and off the field.

MORE ON NATALIE GRAVES ATHLETIC COUNSELING: www.nataliegraves.com 

“The service I provide to athletes is unique in that not only do I focus on improving performance, my perspective also considers factors like family structure, social economic-status, ethnic and cultural diversity,” Graves explained. “I gain a complete profile of the person I am working with.  As a clinical social worker, I view athletes in a holistically way. It is important to understand all aspects of the individual. This is even more important with athletes.”

Interestingly, Graves witnessed her immeasurable body of work soar to immense heights when, just last month, she was on hand in New York, during which she was afforded the golden opportunity to consult with the NBA 2K League representatives on a variety of topics centered on the health and the overall wellness of their players.

THE NBA…WHERE AMAZING HAPPENS — Interestingly, Graves witnessed her immeasurable body of work soar to immense heights when just last month, she was on hand in New York, during which she was afforded the golden opportunity to consult with the NBA 2K League representatives on a variety of topics centered on the health and the overall wellness of their players.

Talk about basking in the glory of her element on one of professional sports largest stages.

CHECK OUT GRAVES’ 1 IN 4 PROJECT: www.1in4project.org; Twitter: @1n4project

“I want to be viewed as a sports psychotherapist, a sports social worker, or therapist who specializes in working with athletes,” said Graves, adding that amongst her primary objectives is to give athletes with what she labels the winning edge or, as she specifically puts it, changing the face of sport psychology. “That’s my thing…being a girl in boy’s world of sports and helping athletes win.”

DESTINED FOR GREATNESS — A Chicago-based private practice that Graves established in 2012 and is located at 155 North Michigan Avenue, Suite 633, Graves boasts a wealth of experience in the social work industry, considering her expertise spans close to two decades.

Credit her profound passion for sports and, most importantly, her commitment to helping people from various walks of life as the key factors that have greatly inspired Graves to connect with her God-given purpose.

“I have always loved helping people and I grew up watching sports,” Graves said. “You could call me a sports fanatic. What is special about my practice is that I get to combine my two loves. Assisting athletes to overcome obstacles that have impacted their game gives me such a high.

“Oftentimes, when athletes first come to see me, they have never worked with a therapist before,” Graves continued. “The best feeling in the world is when someone says to me, ‘I feel better,’ or their coaches see a change in their performance. That never gets old. It’s so inspiring.”

KNOWLEDGE IS POWER — Having earned a Bachelor’s degree from the historic Chicago State University, Graves received her Master’s degree from the University of Chicago School of Social Service Administration.

To her credit, Graves has certainly put in the work to be able to function mightily in her element for such a time as now.

Having earned a Bachelor’s degree from the historic Chicago State University, Graves received her Master’s degree from the University of Chicago School of Social Service Administration.

Consequently, she was a visiting student at the University of Maryland, where she studied abroad in the United Kingdom, where she became knowledgeable in the Sports, Commerce, not to mention the Culture in the Global Marketplace Program.

Interestingly, Graves completed an Addictions Studies Program at City Colleges of Chicago Kennedy-King College.

“I have been very fortunate that I have been able to travel through speaking engagements all over the United States and as far as to England and France,” said Graves, adding that her parents and husband headline her solid supporting cast. “My mentor, Greg Harden of the University of Michigan, has been very impactful in my professional life. He was the first social worker that I found that was working directly with athletes. Seeing what he did reinforced that I could make a career in sports.”

A TRUE SPORT — Credit her profound passion for sports and, most importantly, helping people from various walks of life as the key factors that have greatly inspired Graves to connect with her God-given purpose.

The rest, as they say, was history.

Today, unlike never before, Graves is not only savoring the fruits of her labor as an accomplished sports psychotherapist, but she’d be the first to admit that she’s literally having fun with it.

Which, fortunately for her, was all a part of God’s plan all along.

“My story started when I was a young girl, growing up in Chicago,” Graves recalled. “I remember rushing home from church to watch the (Chicago) Bears and Bulls games. That was our thing as a family. We watched Chicago sports together. My dad taught me the rules of the game and I loved it. As I got older, I started not just following football and basketball, I developed an interest in all sports.”

A trend that has ultimately given way to her basking in the glory of her element on one of professional sports largest stages.

Ask the NBA 2K League crew.

 

For more information about Chicago-based Sports Psychotherapist Natalie Graves of Natalie Graves Athletic Counseling, call 773.294.3903. Also, connect with her via:

Website: www.nataliegraves.com

Email: socialworkandsports@gmail.com

Facebook: www.facebook/Nataliethesocialworker

Blog: nataliethesocialworker.blogspot.com

Twitter: @natalie_graves1 

 

 

 

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Chicago Prophetess Lisa Jackson: Things you want to know about the Godly woman known as ‘Special Forces’

“Special Forces.”

That is the distinctly unique name that was given to Prophetess Lisa Jackson by her Beloved Creator.

To her credit, she’s steadfastly going to great lengths to live up to such a God-mandated title.

IN HER GODLY ELEMENT — The founder of Healing Waters Ministries International, whereby she is a constant fixture for preaching and teaching the written Word of God, Prophetess Lisa Jackson has pioneered her own Christian-based radio broadcast that airs every Saturday on Chicago’s WBGX 1570 AM at 3:30 p.m. CST.

Amongst the reasons is that Jackson, native of Chicago, didn’t merely falter or question her very existence, amid the heartbreaking deaths of her mother and brother when she was a tender 23 years of age.

Rather, because of who she is and because of where God has predestined to take her, she used such downtrodden, turbulent developments as outlets, of sorts, as the driving force that would greatly fuel her desire to journey toward her destiny.

And so it came to pass that the woman who’s widely known as Special Forces” had not only graciously accepted her divine calling into ministry but, more than anything, it seems she’s yet on fire for God even to this very day.

“Both of my parents were raised in church,” Jackson told Making Headline News during a June 2017 exclusive interview. “They taught me Christian values through the life they lived. I saw my parents demonstrate forgiveness when they wronged, my mom demonstrated compassion to others, and they loved unconditionally. Now I see those same values within myself.”

She got that right.

Born as what she appropriately refers to as a “Prophet to the nations,” Jackson is currently a member of the Living Word Christian Center under the distinct leadership of Dr. Bill Winston and Dr. Veronica Winston.

To her credit, she graduated from Living Word Christian Center School of Ministry and Missions.

Jackson, in fact, is widely known amongst her peers for having organized several community-based events, most notably college tours, nursing home visits, as well as feeding the homeless sessions and toy drives for underprivileged children.

Interestingly, she’s been the afforded the golden opportunity to run for Alderman in her community.

The founder of Healing Waters Ministries International, whereby she is a constant fixture for preaching and teaching the written Word of God, Jackson has pioneered her own Christian-based radio broadcast that airs every Saturday on Chicago’s WBGX 1570 AM at 3:30 p.m. CST.

By and large, it was God Himself, Jackson acknowledged, Who taught her what is known as the “hands to war and fingers to fight.”

YOU GO GIRL!!! A longtime Chicago-area police officer — a career that spans more than 14 years — Jackson has been active as a Field Training Officer for almost 12 years, whereby she is afforded the opportunity to customarily train new police officers.

In other words, Jackson is widely known for possessing such a strong deliverance and healing mantle, not to mention exemplifying a keen passion for witnessing people become healed, delivered and set free from oppression, thus witness them walk in their God-given authority.

Simply put, this beloved Prophetess is bold, and courageous in her own right — with God, her Helper, leading the way.

In addition, Jackson holds an associates in Criminal Justice Degree from Wright College, a Bachelors of Criminal Justice from Indiana University, and a Masters in Social Work with a concentration in Mental Health from the prestigious University of Illinois at Chicago, and she also is a lifetime member of Indiana University Leadership Institute.

Having been married for nearly 18 years and a mother of four sons, Jackson is working toward pioneering her own counseling institution that will center largely on specializing in providing mental health services for those in need.

A longtime Northwestern University police officer — a career that spans more than 14 years — Jackson has been active as a Field Training Officer for almost 12 years, whereby she is afforded the opportunity to customarily train new police officers.

An accomplished and certified Mental Health Instructor, Jackson also trains civilians on mental health.

Credit God for strategically handpicked “Special Forces” to function mightily in her kingdom-enhancing element for such a time as now.

 

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Alabama-based minister/businesswoman ‘Nia’ advancing the kingdom mightily courtesy of her thriving ministry

Just recently, accomplished Alabama-based minister/businesswoman Nia was asked to share in great detail her present endeavors.

And just like that, a life-enhancing, emotional testimony unfolded for all the right reasons. 

“I am a planter in the kingdom vineyard,” Nia, 43, told Making Headline News during an exclusive interview.

BOLD GOD-ORDAINED DECLARATION — For what it’s worth and because of the immeasurable, God-orchestrated calling on her life, Nia can dauntlessly profess that she’s one who is qualified to function in the endeavors to which God has strategically assigned her.

A disabled United States Navy veteran and a retired Department of Labor Counselor, Nia is actively involved in a variety of kingdom-based endeavors, most notably an E-Magazine and a Radio Talk Show, both of which are powered by  her forthcoming publication, “Untold Chronicles.” In addition, she has authored several books, as well as conducts regular seminars, and hosts a prayer line.

Having admittedly birthed these of endeavors out of what she describes as “the hurt, the shame, the disappointment, the ridicule, the defamation of character, the back stabbing, the neglect for my soul and the souls of others,” Nia doesn’t shy away from the notion that she’s steadfastly walking in the purpose for which God created her.

“This is now my purpose in life that initially was not seen through my natural eyes, but after an encounter with God, it was revealed to me that my testimony was to be someone else’s salvation,” Nia explained while referencing the familiar passage that is Romans 8:30. “But I first had to be tried, tested and fit for the Master’s use. To whom He calls, He qualifies.”

For what it’s worth and because of the immeasurable, God-orchestrated calling on her life, Nia can dauntlessly profess that she’s one who is surely qualified to function in the endeavors to which God has strategically assigned her.

“First, I love the interactions with meeting people in all walks of life and being able to tell them about my personal experiences and how I found Jesus Christ as my Lord and Savior. And, how after seeing Him through the eyes of others (leaders, mature Saints, and those that accepted Jesus in their lives before me), and finally realizing that I myself had not being taught or shown how to know — having an intimate relationship— Him for myself,” Nia said.

WOMAN OF MANY HATS — A disabled United States Navy veteran and a retired Department of Labor Counselor, Nia is actively involved in a variety of kingdom-based endeavors, most notably an E-Magazine and a Radio Talk Show. In addition, she has authored several books, conducts regular seminars, and hosts a prayer line.

As for the spiritual and competitive drive that have greatly fueled her desire to diligently advance the kingdom for such a time as now, Nia  appropriately alluded to what she deems her “bulldog tenacity,” the kind of passion that is synonymous to that of David.

“Though I was small like David in stature and size, I had to have a ferocious nature,” Nia said. Due to being what my family and society deemed as being not the norm, I had to figure out how to navigate through life on my own. My environment gave me no choice other than to be a natural fighter and, when I turned to the church, where I was supposed to have solace and refuge in order to not have to fight alone, it was quickly revealed that the difference between what I was accustomed to in the world and what I was now — being subjected to in the church — was the words, because the actions were exactly the same.”

A proud 1992 graduate of Jess Lanier High School in Bessemer, Alabama, Nia sold out completely to God when she dedicated her life to Christ in April 1994, during which she served in the United States Navy and was based in Honolulu.

“See, I was born into an environment where I was predisposed for failure, teen pregnancy by multiple fathers and an impoverished lifestyle,” Nia recalled. “Over the course of 23 years, the experiences and encounters that I was faced with set the stage for me to be able to take an honest look at myself first, and then be willing to be transparent about my own interactions.”

Upon finishing high school, Nia advanced her education, first by earning an Associate of Arts Degree in General Studies, then a Bachelor of Science Degree in Social Science from Tulane University in 2009. Consequently, she earned a Master’s Degree in Christian Counseling from Trinity Theological Seminary in 2013.

As for what has shaped up to be a flourishing ministry, it was due in large part to Nia’s array of transparency that this big-hearted, beloved, spiritually aggressive and devout woman of faith had ultimately possessed the courage to outlast the enemy with God, her Helper, leading the way.

KEEPING IT 100  — It was, by all accounts, due in large part to her array of transparency that this big-hearted, beloved, spiritually aggressive and devout woman of faith had ultimately possessed the courage to outlast the enemy with God, her Helper, leading the way.

“Those events paved the way for me to have the courage to expose the enemy concerning the interactions of those that were supposed to lead me through this journey,” Nia said.

Armed with an assortment of immense spiritual gifts that, to her credit, have afforded her the golden opportunity to minister in such establishments as Mississippi, Alabama, Philadelphia, Missouri, Florida, Illinois, Texas, Tennessee, Georgia, and the nation’s capital, it’s safe to assume that Nia’s well-publicized ministry has been embraced by many throughout the Body of Christ.

Yep, that’s just like God.

“The word of God is for everyone that will accept Him,” said Nia, alluding to Luke 14:23. “but my assignment to the Body of Christ — because everyone has been given a particular assignment, gift and calling — is to the Millennials. Those in this era that are misunderstood, downtrodden, talked about, given up on, ridiculed, hated and shown extreme amounts of prejudices need a voice to speak to them and for them.”

To grasp a thorough concept of this rather fervent, bold approach by which Nia customarily takes, look no further than what she labels her “niche by God’s design.”

“(It) has been to those already in a relationship with Him, but have suffered at the hands of those that lead them,” said Nia, explaining in detail her mission for her latest endeavors. “This epidemic continues to plague the Body of Christ in a way that casts a dark and derogatory image over us.”

Wait…because she has more to add to such an intriguing, thought-provoking notion.

Armed with an assortment of immense spiritual gifts that, to her credit, have afforded her the golden opportunity to minister in such places as Mississippi, Alabama, Philadelphia, Missouri, Florida, Illinois, Texas, Tennessee, Georgia, and the nation’s capital, it’s safe to assume that Nia’s well-publicized ministry has been embraced by many throughout the Body of Christ.

“See, we all have played a role at some point in this infection diseased community,” said Nia, referencing Isaiah 65:8. “The hurter — the one who did the hurting — the on-looker of the hurt that is being done — the one watching the hurt being done to someone — and the hurtee — the one that has been hurt — but is yet giving out the hurt that they themselves once experienced.”

All of which essentially sums up why that Nia is a planter in the kingdom vineyard makes all of the sense in the world, all of which practically explains why her unique, awe-inspiring presence in the modern-day church is so prevalent for a time such as now.

Talk about having a massive and influential kingdom impact.

“Throughout this journey, I have experienced a high-level of spiritual warfare with a great level of non-comprehension…just extreme amounts of hurt,” said Nia, who has been serving in her ministry for over five years but have been rooted and grounded in the Body of Christ for a nearly a decade and a half. “These experiences have allowed me to grow into the person I currently am and, the entire reason that I do what I do for the Body of Christ, I never want to see anyone endure what was thrust upon me.”

Interestingly, Nia emphasized, it all goes back to what she describes as her level of admiration, love, and compassion for people, just as God commands us through His word.

“(My love and compassion for people) continues to overwhelm me,” Nia said. “So much so that I will give all I have and all of my time to forever serve them and bring them into a level of understanding of where they are and what God has called them to do as well.

“This brings to mind several specific instances that occurred that may shed a little light on my tenacity,” continued Nia, while offering thorough breakdown, one that goes something like this:

 

NIA: IN HER OWN WORDS

(As told to Making Headline News)

2003 – I had been serving at this ministry for over five years and had experienced nothing but continual death to my spirit. I was talked about from the pulpit, I was embarrassed on more than one occasion, my character was on trial, my marriage place in jeopardy, finances constantly lacking because of giving and no reaping and no glimmer of hope at the forefront of my life. Needless to say, this was all at the hands of my SPIRITUAL LEADERS!

2005-2009 – In a very odd place in my life confused, broken, battered by the words that had been spoken spiritually and naturally, plagued by condemnation of my own self-inflicted wounds and destroyed by constant open scars and reminders of those that were supposed to comfort me in these stages of my life. Instead my name was spoken from lip to lip, church to church, city to city where they knew me. What should have been silent, and an indiscretion shared amongst leaders and myself was handed out like a free chicken dinner after church on Sunday afternoon.

2016 – Everything was great, OR SO I THOUGHT. I had finally overcome many obstacles through the blood of the lamb and the words of my testimony, I told GOD yes to whatever he wanted from me and I was moving forward to my next phase in him. Starting preparing to launch my ministry in 2015 and was aware that we would officially be New Era Ministries (where the millennials dwell) in January 2016. I had all things in order and family and I were ready to go. Don’t you know the enemy has to throw in a monkey wrench or he would not be himself. A couple of supposed to be pastors from a big city, Mega Ministry and high ranking platforms….or so they said. New to an area, had the same vision, and decided to move forward together. Of course you know this ended badly and the events that transpired took me completely out the game, vowing NEVER to preach again. The events above not only affected me greatly but also my family who more so than I vowed to NEVER put their trust in “church folks” again.

 

For more information about Nia or for  booking information, contact Omekia McNeal at 561-900-5079. Also, send email to: belindagailmanagement@gmail.com

 

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Houston-area businessman Graylen Houston’s 360 Tax Group becoming a fixture throughout Texas, other U. S. states

HEAD OF THE CLASS — A longtime Houston-area businessman, Graylen Houston is the owner and chief executive officer of 360 Tax Group. For Houston, 42, his business venture has become a fixture in throughout Houston’s massive Metroplex, in large part because his firm provides outstanding and efficient service to its clients, a trend that is steadfastly prevalent to its three underlying principles: Professionalism, Responsiveness, And Quality.

DALLAS — For Graylen Houston, this week started off with a rather favorable act of kindness rendered by a total stranger.

Take, for instance, Houston’s intriguing Facebook post shortly after 1 p.m. on Sunday.

Said Houston before his 1,000-plus social Facebook friends: Dropped my wallet somewhere today. Someone picked it up and turned it in to the police. There are still good people out there.

All things considered, a good deed certainly came back to Houston, in large part because his reputation is such that he a is pretty good guy, especially as it pertains to helping enrich and enhance the lives of others.

A longtime Houston-area businessman, Houston is the owner and chief executive officer of 360 Tax Group.

For Houston, 42, his business venture has become a fixture throughout Houston’s massive Metroplex, in large part because his firm provides outstanding and efficient service to its clients, a trend that is steadfastly prevalent to its three underlying principles: Professionalism, Responsiveness, And Quality.

Located at 2306 Texas Parkway in Houston outskirts of Missouri City, Texas, 360 Tax Group specializes mainly in tax preparation and mortgage sales.

CHECK OUT 360 TAX GROUP: http://www.360taxgroup.com/

“I created my business to act as a financial community center,” Houston told Making Headline News this week. “We are designed to not just provide tax and mortgage services, but to also improve the financial lives of our clients and community.”

By and large, Houston doesn’t shy away from the notion that there is one notable reason that he had become greatly inspired to start the type of business about which he oversees.

Interestingly, he contends it had virtually nothing to do with a competitive drive, of sorts.

“What propelled me is my desire to help people,” Houston explained. “I have a sincere desire to help people with their finances.”

To grasp a thorough understanding of why Houston has become committed to starting up a venture whereby he is afforded the golden opportunity daily to aid others, look no further than his upbringing in his native establishment of Chicago.

Houston and his family once resided in Chicago’s inner city Cabrini Green, a public housing project located on the near North Side of Chicago.

Houston and his family once resided in Chicago’s inner city Cabrini Green, a public housing project located on the near North Side of Chicago.

The historic housing project was constructed in 1942 and was eventually demolished in 2011.

“I grew up poor and struggled to overcome that condition…as such I want to help people to do the same and change negative generational financial patterns,” Houston said of his primary mission as a thriving resourceful businessman.

To his credit, Houston certainly boasts the qualifications to run and manage a business that continues to make favorable strides in Houston and the surrounding areas.

A proud graduate of Rich Central High that is located in Olympia Fields, Illinois,

RAISING THE BAR — Houston eventually advanced his education and earned a Bachelor of Science Degree from Chicago’s prestigious DePaul University.

Houston eventually advanced his education and earned a Bachelor of Science Degree from Chicago’s prestigious DePaul University.

What’s even more astounding for a business about which its best and brightest days are well ahead of it is that 360 Tax Group is especially accommodating to minorities, most notably African-Americans and Hispanics ranging in ages 25-to-45.

“But we service all demographics,” Houston specifically emphasized. “What I love about my business is that my kids and other young people have the opportunity to see my success and see themselves in me.”

What’s even more astounding for a business about which its best and brightest days are well ahead of it is that 360 Tax Groups is especially accommodating to minorities, most notably African-Americans and Hispanics ranging in ages 25-to-45.

Much to Houston’s delight, 360 Tax Group is starting to have a viable presence in establishments outside of the Lone Star State, particularly in Florida, Illinois, North Carolina, and New York.

“My mission is to grow this business and pass it on to my children,” Houston said.

As for who were amongst those who have inspired him to maximize his full entrepreneurship potential, well, so that he would not offend anyone, Houston elected not to disclose names.

“I was inspired by a huge swarm of people,” said Houston, whom along with his staff, took part in community-related activities in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey. “I took what I needed from people. Mostly, I was inspired by the birth of my first child.  When she was born, I knew I had to get serious about my life.”

Nowadays, it’s all about passing on his assortment of life lessons and knowledge to future generations.

One person at a time.

“So many times in my life, I wanted to give up on my dreams and beliefs,” Houston said. “I didn’t have a whole lot of support from people encouraging me and pushing me forward. Now I make it a point to give to people what I wished for but didn’t get. Additionally, I believe ‘a rising tide raises all boats,’ so by pouring into others, I benefit myself, my family and my loved ones.”

“What propelled me is my desire to help people,” Houston explained. “I have a sincere desire to help people with their finances.”

And he wonders why his week had started off with a rather favorable act of kindness rendered by a total stranger.

All things considered, a good deed certainly came back to Houston, in large part because his reputation is such that he is pretty good guy, especially as it pertains to helping enhance the lives of others.

 

For more information about 360 Tax Group, call 346-980-4188 or send a fax to 877-938-2454. Also, send email to support@360taxgroup.com.

 

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Chicago-area author/preacher Renee R. Williams on her awe-inspiring new book: ‘Your beginning does not have to be your end’

ADVANCING THE KINGDOM — A longtime and beloved preacher of the gospel who is also a Chicago-based motivational speaker and founder of her thriving ministry, Purposely Defined INC., Evangelist Renee R. Williams is widely known for having assembled the book, “Through Pain To Purpose,” an awe-inspiring, spiritually gut-checking written document that made it ceremonious appearance on the market in November 2016.

Just before midday on Friday, God provided His woman servant, Evangelist Renee R. Williams, with some revitalizing revelation, of sorts, involving this ever-so-popular social media era.

“Facebook is a good way to locate peeps I found out today,” Williams wrote in a post before her 1,200-plus social media followers. “I located someone I needed to locate!”

And just like that, Williams, a devout, resourceful woman of faith, had taken yet another monumental step toward her destiny, courtesy of a divine intervention connection implemented by her Creator — as only He could.

“Facebook is getting better,” Williams wrote while ending her post.”

Amongst the reasons Williams thought it essential to give major props to the progressive movement that is social media is that she has been afforded the golden opportunity to advance the kingdom in ways unimaginable.

A longtime and beloved preacher of the gospel who is a Chicago-based motivational speaker and founder of her thriving ministry, Purposely Defined INC., Williams is widely known for having assembled the book, “Through Pain To Purpose,” an awe-inspiring, spiritually gut-checking written document that made its ceremonious appearance on the market in November 2016.

Approximately nine months removed from having officially witnessed the release of her Christian-based book, Williams’ “Through Pain To Purpose” recalls a powerfully emotional story of a courageous little girl whom, at the tender age of six, realized it was her against the world and her mother, according to a detailed description of the book at Amazon.com.

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“Imagine living in a world and in a home where your dearly beloved mother is the enemy,” said a spokesperson for Williams’ book.

As if that wasn’t enough chaos and turmoil for this youngster, Williams’ book depicts the life of this young girl, who suffered mightily, thus unleased countless tears…all from the hands that, truth be told, were created to wipe her tears away.

A notable preacher of the gospel for more than 25 years, Williams is especially grateful to Almighty God for infusing within her the light of the Holy Spirit to compose a book that figures to change a generation while simultaneously breaking generational curses.

All things considered, this young girl, because of the divine calling on her life, pressed and navigated her way through arguably the most tumultuous season of her life only to live and to tell of her life-enhancing story.

“Her message to the masses is, ‘Your beginning is not your end,’ said a spokesperson for Williams book.

A book in which she needed nearly three years to complete, Williams, during an interview this week with Making Headline News, spoke in at length about how God has strategically empowered and assigned her to share before the world a book that figures to change a generation while simultaneously breaking generational curses.

CELEBRATORY OCCASION — A book in which she needed nearly three years to complete, Williams, during an interview this week with Making Headline News, spoke in at length about how God has strategically empowered and assigned her to share before the world a book that figures to change a generation while simultaneously breaking generational curses.

“(My book) is to let others know that their beginning does not have to be their end,” Williams explained. “Even though they may have suffered or are going through any type of abuse, there is a way out.”

Interesting enough while God provides for them a way of escape, Williams stressed that those who have faced similar challenges don’t merely have to sit on their testimony.

“They no longer have to remain silent, because they can tell off on the perpetrator,” said Williams, adding that her book is a continuous success thanks in large part to her husband, Ronald Williams, as well as their five children and 10 grandchildren. “And also through their hurt, they can help others and (remind them) that God can heal their brokenness through His love.”

As Williams specifically acknowledged, countless women have become greatly inspired by her book, particularly when she travels the country to promote ministry.

GOD’S DOING — Approximately nine months removed from having officially witnessed the release of her Christian-based book, Williams’ “Through Pain To Purpose” recalls a powerfully emotional story of a courageous little girl whom, at the tender age of six, realized it was her against the world and her mother, according to a detailed description of the book at Amazon.com.

“My book has ministered to many women around the world through book signings, preaching engagements, conferences, prayer breakfasts and brunches,” Williams said.

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For what it’s worth, Williams’ “Through Pain To Purpose” has prompted a number individuals to become transparent much like the mastermind of this informative, thought-provoking book.

“Women have come to me afterwards and literally cried after I shared my story,” Williams recalled. “They let me know they, too, have been abused. They emailed me. They inbox me asking me to come speak at their church and share my story.”

A notable preacher of the gospel for more than 25 years, Williams is especially grateful to Almighty God for infusing within her the light of the Holy Spirit to compose a book that figures to change a generation while simultaneously breaking generational curses.

“My pain was my purpose for writing my book,” said Williams, adding that she’s being persuading to produce a second edition of her book. “I’ve suffered many years with this shame and abuse in secret. I blamed myself for the things I went through, never feeling loved from my mother, to marrying in the church at a young age only to end up in divorce and being left with four small babies while their dad chose to be a part of the gay lifestyle. Once again my heart was broken.”

Still, amongst the things about which Williams discovered was that God was there all the time.

“I turned to God to heal my hurt and He blessed me beyond words,” Williams said.

And just like that, this devout, resourceful woman of faith had taken yet another monumental step toward her destiny, courtesy of a divine intervention connection implemented by her Creator — as only He could.

 

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