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Queen, New York’s own Juanita Payne one of 52 authors to contribute to bestselling ‘Soulful Prayers’ project


For I know the thoughts that I think toward you, says the LORD, thoughts of peace, and not of evil, to give you an expected end. (Jeremiah 29:11 KJV)


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WELL CONNECTED — For Maryland author Juanita Payne, all it took was a divine connection with one of her social media followers that impressed it upon God’s heart to position her to reap a supernatural blessing for such a time as now, a time that had ultimately given way to her putting her immeasurable spiritual gift on display for the entire world to see. Payne is one of 52 authors to contribute to the bestselling winning book entitled, “Soulful Prayers: The Power of Intentional Communication With God.”

DALLAS — God’s thoughts toward Juanita Payne undoubtedly are of peace.

Amongst the biggest reasons is that Payne is steadfastly armed with a solid, resilient bend-but-don’t-break prayer life.
“As a woman of God, I have always ministered to people willingly and in every place that I go,” Payne told Making Headline News this week. “It’s always comes natural to learn from, and to use my life experiences as a way to help empower people that I encounter on a daily basis. With being blessed with the opportunity, I’ve set out to continuing my ministry through the book project.”
The book project to which Payne is alluding is the globally-acclaimed, bestselling winning written work entitled, “Soulful Prayers: The Power of Intentional Communication With God.”

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A book that was officially launched during a nationally-acclaimed ceremony here last weekend, “Soulful Prayers: The Power of Intentional Communication With God” is forwarded by award-winning and bestselling author/businesswoman Cheryl Polote-Williamson.

A book that was officially launched during a nationally-acclaimed ceremony here last weekend, “Soulful Prayers: The Power of Intentional Communication With God” is forwarded by award-winning and bestselling author/businesswoman Cheryl Polote-Williamson.

For Payne, all it took was a divine connection with one of her social media followers that impressed it upon God’s heart to position her to reap a supernatural blessing for such a time as now, a time that had ultimately given way to her putting her immeasurable spiritual gift on display for the entire world to see.


“I corresponded with a mutual friend and we came to the conclusion that the progression of my spiritual journey included the Soul Movement, and that this was something ordained from God,” Payne said. “I felt that was imperative that we both take part in the continuation of the project.”


And so it came to pass, the God-ordained contributions by Payne, one of 52 Soulful Prayers contributors, who wasted little time obeying the Voice of her Creator only to emerge as the beneficiary of a much-anticipated harvest.

So much for the slew of unfavorable situations and circumstances Payne has endured during this thing called life.

FOR STARTERS — Prior to joining forces with Soulful Prayers authors, Payne co-authored “Beyond Her Reflection,” a book that was officially completed around this time last year and a project that led to this writer being nominated for an IALA award for bestselling co-author.

What matters at this point, quite frankly, is that this devout woman of faith was destined to outlast and conquer virtually every obstacle that emerged in her life to challenge her faith, a trend that has greatly enabled her to live on the larger side of God as a result.

“As a single mother, one of my biggest challenges I faced was overcoming some of the long-term damage that was done in my family,” Payne recalled. “In Soulful Prayers, my divine message is a request of protection and safety for our children, especially our daughters.

“In noticing similar damage in other families, I feel that it is important to tell the world that we shouldn’t feel ashamed to come to God, as He is always available for us and ready to help,” Payne, a native of Queens, New York, continued. “Our daughters encounter both seen and unseen forces that they may not understand or be ready to deal with, and my prayer covers the topics of spiritual warfare, renewal of the mind, and the gift of favor from God.”

Prior to joining forces with the Soulful Prayers authors, Payne co-authored “Beyond Her Reflection,” a book that was officially completed around this time last year, a project that led to this writer being nominated for an IALA award for bestselling co-author.

And so it came to pass, the God-ordained contributions by Payne, one of 52 Soulful Prayers contributors, who wasted little time obeying the Voice of her Creator only to emerge as the beneficiary of a much-anticipated harvest.

“My contribution to this book covered what I had learned growing up in New York and how dealing with my mother’s addiction helped me along my spiritual walk with God,” Payne, who resides in Waldolf, Maryland, explained.

As for the immediate feedback she’s garnered since the release of Soulful Prayers, Payne describes it as nothing short of “amazing.”

“The general reception and the feedback I’ve received have nothing but amazing,” Payne said. “When I shared the story behind my book with a coworker, I felt an immediate sense of conviction from him. After thanking me, he told me that as a father to six daughters, he always felt the call to strengthen his prayer life for them. I’m so grateful, because in using my story with the guidance of wisdom of God, I’m able to help create powerful moments and improve other people’s prayer life.”

IN HER OWN WORDS — “As a woman of God, I have always ministered to people willingly and in every place that I go,” Payne told Making Headline News this week. “It’s always comes natural to learn from, and to use my life experiences as a way to help empower people that I encounter on a daily basis. With being blessed with the opportunity, I’ve set out to continuing my ministry through the book project.”

Which, all things considered, is synonymous to the purpose for which God has created her, Payne acknowledged.

“As a woman, I know that I always have to be a strong figure not only for myself, but for my children,” said Payne, announcing that she is almost certain she will take part in Polote-Williamson’s ‘Soulful Prayers 2.’ “In addition, my own mother was a dedicated prayer warrior and set an amazing example for me. In my continual walk with God and witnessing what my mother did for me, it led me to intercessory prayer. It’s an honor to be able to further extend my calling into other mediums, as the possibilities are limitless.

“My journey has also led me to study health and nutrition in-depth, as I wanted to fully understand how we can better our day to day lifestyles as Christians  and how we can strengthen both our physical and spiritual connection to God,” Payne continued. “In 2017, I graduated from the Institute of Integrative Nutrition and became a certified health coach. My research has lead me to commit to my own book project set to release within the next two years.”

Now we know why God’s thoughts toward His beloved child undoubtedly are of peace.


For more information on Waldolf, Maryland-area Author Juanita Payne, to order her book, or schedule her for a book signing or speaking engagement, connect with her via social media at: https://www.facebook.com/juanita.payne.543. To order to her book, send payments to: PayPal.me/JPayne623. Also, send email to: chose2bchosn@gmail.com.


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Andre Johnson is the award-winning Founder and Publisher for Making Headline News. A 2000 graduate of the University of Memphis School of Journalism and a former staff reporter of sports for the Memphis Commercial Appeal newspaper, Johnson covers the NBA Southwest Division from Dallas, Texas. To reach Johnson, send email to makingheadlinenews@gmail.com or to memphisgraduate@yahoo.com. Also, follow him on Twitter @AJ_Journalist.

Buffalo, New York’s Charles McCarley raising the bar, creating an exquisite legacy as the Senior Pastor of Tabernacle Of Praise Church

And I say also unto thee, That thou art Peter, and upon this rock I will build my church; and the gates of hell shall not prevail against it. (Matthew 16:18)

There’s no other way to put it.

Charles W. McCarley was only being forthright.

Or as the young people would say, he was only “keeping it 100.”

HANDPICKED BY GOD — It is, by all accounts, because of Elder Charles McCarley’s fervent desire to demonstrate love the way God specifically commands us that the historic Tabernacle Of Praise Church has become the beacon of light for which it is widely known in Buffalo, New York as well as throughout the Body of Christ.

“I became unsatisfied with ministry as usual,” McCarley, during an interview this week with Making Headline News, said, when asked when did sense that God was strategically preparing him for ministry. “I believed there had to be more to this then just church Sunday after Sunday.”

That, as a result, practically sums up why McCarley, 44, felt it was time to ask God for a broader sense of direction, to order his steps the more if you will…you know, to position and develop him so that he could, in turn, exemplify a proverbial monumental impact, particularly as it pertains to advancing the kingdom.

“I began to search for God and, within that search, it taught me how to love people and that sparked my heart toward the community,” McCarley explained. “Our church has to be community centered so that they can see the love of Christ through the people of God.”

It is, by all accounts, because of McCarley’s fervent desire to demonstrate love the way God specifically commands us that the historic Tabernacle Of Praise Church has become the beacon of light for which it is widely known.

GOD’S LEADING LADY — What’s even more intriguing, let alone an even greater blessing is that McCarley’s beloved companion, fellow Buffalo native Rachel M. McCarley, is right there alongside him, collectively helping him shepherd God’s people for such a time as now.

Located at 319 Northland Avenue in Buffalo, New York, Tabernacle of Praise appropriately accompanies what its beloved man servant labels a rather exclusive tag that reads: “Where wounded lives and broken hearts find new life in Christ Jesus.”

Amongst the grandest reasons for such a radiant spiritual catchphrase is that people — believers especially — are hurting and broken which, according to McCarley, means the church is the institution that has The Answer.

“Jesus!” this young, vibrant pastor says with such authority, knowing full well that only what he does for Christ will last.

That, of course, means also that because of who is and because of the divine calling on his life, McCarley doesn’t shy away from the notion that he’s been set aside for God’s use, to have a massive kingdom impact — even if it means doing so outside of the traditional walls of the church.

LEAST THEY FORGET — A church that was founded by the late Deborah Scott, whom McCarley describes as his godmother and “a dynamic woman of God who was called by the Lord and heard His voice,” it wasn’t until Scott had become stricken by cancer that McCarley began to witness God strategically thrust him to the forefront, during which he commenced to have more of a significant role in ministry.

How else to explain why even to this very day, Tabernacle of Praise is known mostly as a church whose mission is to serve its community and, most importantly, to ensure that it presents what McCarley describes as “continuous opportunities” for every man, woman, boy, and girl, or that message of hope, which is Jesus Christ.

A church that was founded by the late Deborah Scott, whom McCarley describes as his godmother and “a dynamic woman of God who was called by the Lord and heard His voice,” it wasn’t until after Scott had become stricken by cancer that McCarley began to witness God strategically thrust him to the forefront, during which the former Youth Pastor commenced to have more of a significant leadership role in ministry.

Tabernacle of Praise is known mostly as a church whose mission is to serve its community and, most importantly, to ensure that it presents what McCarley describes as “continuous opportunities” for every man, woman, boy, and girl, the message of hope, which is Jesus Christ.

“She founded Tabernacle Of Praise Church along with her husband Morris Scott,” McCarley said. “She worked this ministry until she became terminally ill with cancer. I didn’t know that she was ill. She didn’t tell me anything, but yet was setting me up for something special.”

The rest, as they say, was history.

That’s because the final months of Scott’s life had essentially proven to be a God-orchestrated defining moment, of sorts, for McCarley, considering he began to preach during the church’s early morning service.

Little did he know, however, God was yet working behind the scenes on his behalf while simultaneously preparing Tabernacle Of Praise for its founder’s ceremonious departure.

YES LORD!!!! “I am still working this vineyard and, oh the joys that I have experienced,” McCarley said. “But there is always that though that, ‘I wish that she was here to see what God has done in such a short time.’ I continue to honor my godmother and the legacy she left. To God be the glory.”

Scott, in fact, eventually lost her battle with cancer approximately seven months after McCarley began preaching during the church’s initial Sunday service.

“She and God had a plan I knew nothing about,” McCarley said. “The church was now familiar with me and told the Bishop that it was their desire to keep me as the new pastor when the time had come.”

Fortunately for McCarley, he’s been Tabernacle Of Praise’s most featured member for a little more than five years.

And counting.

“I am still working this vineyard and, oh the joys that I have experienced,” McCarley said. “But there is always that though that, ‘I wish that she was here to see what God has done in such a short time.’ I continue to honor my godmother and the legacy she left. To God be the glory.”

What’s even more intriguing, let alone an even greater blessing is that McCarley’s beloved companion, fellow Buffalo native Rachel M. McCarley, is right there alongside him, collectively helping him shepherd God’s people for such a pivotal time as now.

MEN OF VALOR — “I became unsatisfied with ministry as usual,” McCarley, during an interview this week with Making Headline News, said, when asked when did sense that God was strategically preparing him for ministry. “I believed there had to be more to this then just church Sunday after Sunday.”

“My family support system has been great,” McCarley said. “I couldn’t do this without them…first being my wife, who is a phenomenal vocalist, who sings and helps train others in our ministry in the art of music and has a great anointing over her life for women’s ministry. My mother has been one of the founding members of our church since the beginning. Even my 14-year-old daughter, Elissa McCarley, helps with some of our media and sings on the praise team.”

Given the solid, notable foundation that was established long before he was assigned to ministry, it’s no wonder McCarley is walking in his purpose with such boldness and authority.

With God, his Helper, steering the way.

LEADING GOD’S PEOPLE — Given the solid, notable foundation that was established long before he was assigned to ministry, it’s no wonder McCarley is walking in his purpose with boldness and authority — with God, his Helper, steering the way.

McCarley, in fact, is the product of a tradition-rich family of preachers, most notably Bishop Clint Roberts of First Born Apostolic Church in nearby Erie, Pennsylvania, Reverend Bernie McCarley, the Founder of St. John Baptist Church in Buffalo (one of city’s most prominent churches) and Devon McCarley, his sister who has a Master of Divinity.

“I have been in the church all of my life,” McCarley said. “I always had dreams of being a musician in the church and as I grew I pursued those dreams. My mother (Carolyn McCarley) was a hard worker, taking care of her family. My father (C. Dennis McCarley) was a strong, God-fearing man, who had great creativity and talents.  He was a father figure to many.”

MAKING MASSIVE KINGDOM STRIDES — Because of who is and because of the divine calling on his life, McCarley doesn’t shy away from the notion that he’s been set aside for God’s use to have a massive kingdom impact — even if it meant doing so outside of the traditional walls of the church.

Interestingly, what proved to be arguably the biggest difference while being raised in a Christian-oriented environment is that McCarley’s parents kept God the Focal Point of their family.

All of which practically explains why he’s having such a remarkable kingdom impact in this, the infancy stages of his pastoral tenure.

CHANGING A GENERATION — Located at 319 Northland Avenue in Buffalo, New York, Tabernacle of Praise appropriately accompanies what its beloved servant labels a tag that reads: “Where wounded lives and broken hearts find new life in Christ Jesus.”

“My parents put the fear of God and the love of God in me at a young age, believing that I had a purpose on my life at a very young age,” McCarley said. “With their investments in me, I became a talented drummer, traveling with a few jazz and gospel artists. Everything I know musically was birthed within the church.”

Most importantly, virtually every kingdom-based contribution he executes is a constant reminder, of sorts, as to why God thought it necessary five-plus years ago to assign McCarley to what undoubtedly is the grandest assignment of his young life.

And boy oh boy, he’s surely raising the bar, thus creating a remarkably exquisite legacy in the process.

With God, his Helper, steering the way.

There’s no other way to put it.

 

 

EDITOR’S NOTE: If you are a pastor or minister, entrepreneur, business owner, producer, author, athlete, musician, barber, life coach, motivational speaker, cosmetologist, tax preparer, or model who is seeking exposure and would like to share your story with an in-depth news feature, call Reporter Andre T. Johnson at 901-690-6587 or Facebook message him under “Andre T. Johnson” for details.

Andre T. Johnson is Founder/Publisher & Editor In Chief of Making Headline News. A 2000 graduate of the University of Memphis School of Journalism and a former sports reporter for the Memphis Commercial Appeal newspaper, Johnson is the former chief adjutant to Bishop Andrew Jackson, Sr. of Faith Temple Ministries Church of God In Christ. Based in Dallas, Texas, Johnson covers the NBA Southwest Division. To reach Johnson, call him at 901-690-6587 or send email to andre@makingheadlinenews.com or memphisgraduate@yahoo.com. Also, follow him on Twitter @AJ_Journalist.

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New York Celebrity/Relationship Therapist Vladimire Calixte: ‘I really want the professional athletes to inquire about Therapy For Black Men’

“I really want the professional athletes to inquire about my new Therapist Directory TherapyForBlackMen.org, because strength still needs support.”  — New York Businesswoman Vladimire Calixte

 

Vladimire Calixte can be appropriately described as a number of things.

Game changer is surely one of them.

HAVING A GLOBAL IMPACT — A native of Haiti who migrated to the United States at the tender age of eight, Vladimire Calixte is widely known for her sustained success as a New York City-based entrepreneur, a tenure that spans nearly two decades.

“I am so excited and honored to be on the cover of Bronze Magazine May Issue,” Calixte told Making Headline News this week.

Much to her delight, there are a variety of reasons why Calixte’s countenance is such that she’s harboring an array of excitement, all while waiting with great expectancy the immeasurable success that figures to come her way in the foreseeable future.

A native of Haiti who migrated to the United States at the tender age of eight, Calixte is widely known for her sustained success as a New York City-based entrepreneur, a tenure that spans nearly two decades.

“My own past challenges and emotional pain inspired me to do this work,” Calixte said.

The work to which Calixte is alluding is her valiant, well-publicized contributions as a Celebrity and Relationship Therapist, as well as an accomplished Author and Transformational Speaker in the Private Practice industry known as Life Rebuilding.

MORE ON LIFE BUILDING: https://www.liferebuilding.com/

A New York City-based establishment in which Calixte is the proud founder of the Therapist Directory called Therapy For Black Men, amongst her notable responsibilities is centered largely on helping men of color find a wide range of resources aimed at helping them in their search for a multiculturally-competent therapist.

“I engage individuals, couples, and families in therapy,” Calixte explained. “As such, I work with children, adolescents, women, men, couples and families from all walks of life, including celebrities, politicians and professional athletes.”

When asked how her competitive drive in life has greatly propelled her for your business venture, Calixte appropriately provided a whole new twist to such an inquiry.

GAME CHANGER — Calixte is Celebrity and Relationship Therapist as well as an accomplished Author and Transformational Speaker in the Private Practice industry known as Life Rebuilding.

“I wouldn’t say a competitive drive, but a deep passion to help others live a powerful life by supporting and challenging them to become emotionally free,” Calixte said. “That’s what ultimately sent me on the path to opening up my own practice. Furthermore, because of my private practice, I am able to support more people in their healing journeys via several platforms such as writing my books, speaking, as well as radio and television.”

A progressive and thriving business venture that is starting to attract more of a global presence although it is based in America’s largest city, Calixte has certainly paid her dues, particularly with regards to savoring sustained success and establishing solid rapports with celebrity athletes.

Interestingly, she boasts the essential educational credentials to function mightily in her element for such a time as now.

Having earned a Sociology degree from Hunter College, Calixte followed up that milestone by earning a Master’s degree in Applied Psychology from the historic New York University.

Interestingly, she is currently a Licensed Mental Health Counselor as well as a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor, and her presence in the psychology industry spans more than a decade, during which she has helped various clients around the world overcome addiction, depression, anxiety, self-esteem, trauma, and sexual abuse and PTSD.

Also, Calixte is currently pursuing her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology.

As for her wealth of experience in her selected field, Calixte routinely works with children, adolescents, women, men, couples, and families from all walks of life, including celebrities, politicians and professional athletes, she acknowledged (“I really want the professional athletes to inquire about Therapy for Black Men.”)

MORE ON THERAPY FOR BLACK MEN:  https://therapyforblackmen.org/

 

“I am a big proponent that our actions affect seven generations,” said Calixte, adding that her own past challenges and emotional pain inspired me to do this work. “My work is supporting people to heal from wounds and traumas, which will greatly impact their lives seven generations over. I know what it feels like to muster the courage to be imperfect and be ok with that. I know what it feels like to grow up without a father. My mom did her very best as a single mother; however, my father’s absence was painful for me for a long time. I know the feeling of “emptiness” and “worthlessness” because my father chose not to be in my life.”

For what it’s worth, fortifying an array of transparency to those whom she assists has proven extremely beneficial, thus contributed mightily to Calixte’s success.

“Living that experience was a source of hurt, anger, and feelings of diminishment,” Calixte recalled. “I have journeyed from pain to inner peace. Also, at age 14, we had a fire in my apartment on a very cold January day. The bed that I was sleeping on caught fire. I could have died. We ran out of the apartment with nothing but the clothes on our backs.

“Everything was completely destroyed,” Calixte continued. “So when a client comes to me and states, ‘I am down to nothing’ or ‘I am having empty feelings.’  I can look into this person’s eyes and know exactly what he or she is feeling because I have been there. It’s that connection. That is what gives purpose to my life.”

INTERNATIONALLY-ACCLAIMED — Calixte’s immeasurable body of work practically sums up why she has been invited by Euro Mental Health to be its Keynote Speaker at the Annual Congress on Mental Health in July 2018 in Paris, France.

Not only that, Calixte’s immeasurable body of work practically sums up why she has been invited by Euro Mental Health to be its Keynote Speaker at the Annual Congress on Mental Health in July 2018 in Paris, France.

Oh, and let’s not forget the other dazzling honor whereby she will be thrust on the cover of Bronze Magazine’s May issue.

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“By the grace of God, I am honored to be named the No. 1 Licensed Mental Health Counselor in New York by Thumbtack for 2018,” said Calixte, who has also announced that she will be hosting a nine-city book tour for the forthcoming re-release of her award-winning book entitled, Naked and Transparent: Six Vital Tools for Knowing Yourself and Attracting Healthy Relationships.

“My work enables people to become aware of their narrative identity,” Calixte added. “I am a big proponent of knowing who you really are. When you know who you really are, it will change the way live and the way you love. Similarly, it will give you an unparalleled sense of clarity.”

Spoken like a true game changer.

 

For more information about Relationship Therapist Vladimire Calixte, MA, CRC, LMHC of Life Building, she can be reached at:

111 W. 23rd Street, Suite 500, New York, New York 10011

(Phone) 646.749.0566

infor@lifebuilding.com

www.LifeBuilding.com 

 

 

EDITOR’S NOTE: If you are an entrepreneur, business owner, producer, author, athlete, musician, barber, life coach, motivational speaker, cosmetologist, tax preparer, model, or pastor/minister who is seeking exposure and would like to share your story with an in-depth news feature, call Reporter Andre Johnson at 901-690-6587 or Facebook message him under “Andre T. Johnson” for details.

Andre Johnson is Founder and Publisher for Making Headline News. A 2000 graduate of the University of Memphis School of Journalism and a former staff reporter the Memphis Commercial Appeal newspaper, Johnson covers the NBA Southwest Division from Dallas, Texas. To reach Johnson, send email to andre@makingheadlinenews.com or to memphisgraduate@yahoo.com. Also, follow him on Twitter @AJ_Journalist.

 

Clinton, Mississippi entrepreneur Latisha Holmes Hannah’s business ventures steadily acquiring a national presence

Say this about Latisha Holmes Hannah: Because of the abundant life that Christ came to give us, she doesn’t believe that anyone should journey through life, harboring the dreaded spirit of mediocrity.

 “Each one of us were created with a purpose, and God did not create us to be mediocre,” said Hannah, when asked why it is imperative that we esteem and inspire others daily. “You are truly great when you are working within your purpose.”

NATIONAL IMPACT — A proud native of Jackson, Mississippi, Latisha Holmes Hannah widely known as the Founder and CEO of V&L Specialties, a nationally-acclaimed sales and marketing company that specializes in print, design and promotional products, just to name a few. Not only that, Hannah is the mastermind behind Combat Boots 2 Red Bottoms, a universally-acclaimed global networking community for women veterans as well as women who presently serve our country.

Much to Hannah’s delight and because of the divine calling on her life, she can bolding profess that she undoubtedly is functioning in the purpose for which God created her.

A proud native of Jackson, Mississippi, Hannah widely known as the Chief Executive Officer of V&L Specialties, a nationally-acclaimed sales and marketing company that specializes in print, design and promotional products, just to name a few.

“We are your one stop for all your business solutions needs,” Hannah told Making Headline News during an interview this week.           

Not only that, Hannah is the mastermind behind Combat Boots 2 Red Bottoms, a universally-acclaimed global networking community for women veterans as well as women who presently serve our country. 

MORE ON V&L SPECIALTIES: http://www.vlspecialties.com )

A proud alumna of the University of Maryland University College with a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice, Hannah is a retired Army veteran. She is currently pursuing a Master’s degree in Marriage and Family Therapy at Capella University.

As it pertains to Combat Boots 2 Red Bottoms, Hannah emphasized that amongst her key objectives is to encourage women to create their own status in life and, most importantly, to appropriately prepare for life after the military.

In essence, Combat Boots 2 Red Bottoms’ primary goal is to provide support through pertinent information and other valuable resources, Hannah, an accomplished motivational speaker, said.

KNOWLEDGE IS POWER — A proud alumna of the University of Maryland University College with a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice, Hannah is a retired Army veteran. She is currently pursuing a Master’s degree in Marriage and Family Therapy at Capella University.

“As an inspirational speaker, I hope my experiences and knowledge help unlock the inner greatness of others,” Hannah said. “God has planted a seed of purpose in all of us, and my message to help them recognize that, to motivate them to take the steps needed, and bring people together to help support them in that effort.”

As for V&L Specialties, Hannah’s business offers an assortment of promotional products to consumers nationwide, most notably marketing display items, printing, a strong web presence, even a strategic social event planning, among other entities.

“V & L Specialties has what you need,” said a spokesperson for the company at http://www.vlspecialties.com. “We provide the best products and services at great values in the convenience of one location.”

Which, by all accounts, is in alignment with Hannah’s notable mission as a thriving, progressive businesswoman.

“My personal mission is for V&L Specialties to be your one stop for all of your marketing in promotional needs,” said Hannah, whose business-related experience spans more than two decades while garnering a national presence. “My personal mission for Combat Boots 2 Red Bottoms is to be able to grow and provide funding for our members to help them in their ventures, provide conferences, retreats, a mentors program, and hard-to-access resources for our members.”

Interestingly, Hannah’s ventures cater to anyone across the country, she acknowledged.

MILITARY WOMAN OF EXCELLENCE — As it pertains to Combat Boots 2 Red Bottoms, Hannah emphasized that amongst her key objectives is to encourage women to create their own status in life and, most importantly, to appropriately prepare for life after the military.

“Everyone that wants to market their business or organization,” said Hannah, who also is a fixture for her husband’s Clinton, Mississippi-based ministry as well as two area non-profit organizations. “As for inspirational speaking, I cater to all age groups to inspire them.  I have a message for everyone.”

A distinctly unique, kingdom advancing message that is highlighted by esteeming and inspiring others daily with God, her Helper, leading the way.

“I want everyone to live a fulfilling and wonderful life, and when you truly get to know who you really are, it is a beautiful and amazing experience,” said Hannah, adding that she’s willing to expand her business ventures outside of the country. “You look at life differently.  It makes the highs even higher and the lows not so low.

“A mentor of mine told me, ‘Every day is a good day. Some days are just better than others.’ I want others to truly be successful and know they are not on their own in this journey. And every day, I’d want greatness for them no matter what the circumstances are.”

 

For more information about Businesswoman Latisha Holmes Hannah or to book her for an appearance, email her at: vlspecialties@yahoo.com. Also, connect with her via social media at: www.facebook.com/vlspecialties. In addition, she can be reached at: https://www.facebook.com/GreatnessUnlimited/ and at https://www.linkedin.com/in/latishah/

EDITOR’S NOTE: If you are an entrepreneur, business owner, producer, author, athlete, musician, barber, life coach, motivational speaker, cosmetologist, tax preparer, model, or pastor/minister who is seeking exposure and would like to share your story with an in-depth news feature, call Reporter Andre Johnson at 901-690-6587 or Facebook message him under “Andre T. Johnson” for details.

Andre Johnson is Founder and Publisher for Making Headline News. A 2000 graduate of the University of Memphis School of Journalism and a former staff reporter the Memphis Commercial Appeal newspaper, Johnson covers the NBA Southwest Division from Dallas, Texas. To reach Johnson, send email to andre@makingheadlinenews.com or to memphisgraduate@yahoo.com. Also, follow him on Twitter @AJ_Journalist.

 

 

New York-based author Dr. Delphine Powell’s long-awaited vision comes full circle courtesy of her new book

And the Lord answered me, and said, Write the vision, and make it plain upon tables, that he may run that readeth it. (Habakkuk 2:2)

 

There’s no other way to put it.

Dr. Delphine Powell is a woman with a vision.

A massive vision. 

A heaven-mandated vision. 

A vision that, quite frankly, she’s been harboring for a majority of her life.

DESTINY STEPS — An accomplished New York-based writer and minister, Dr. Delphine Powell is the mastermind behind the book entitled, My House Your House: A Prayerful Memoir: The Voice Of An Unofficial Orphan.

Today, unlike never before, she can boldly profess that as it pertains to the vision that God has appropriately arranged for her, thus strategically assigned to her, she undoubtedly has grabbed a firm hold of it.

Consider, for instance, how during an exclusive interview this week with Making Headline News, Dr. Powell found her herself explaining in great detail the life-enhancing vision her Creator had instilled in her at such an early age.

Years ago, it all started with her having reached for a small pad and pen.

When I was younger, I would journal and write of current events taking place in my life and insights that God would show me,” Dr. Powell recalled. “During those times of journaling as a child, God showed me that one day I would be sharing my story with the world.”

And so it came to pass that some four months ago, Dr. Powell’s long-awaited vision had ultimately come full circle with God, her Helper, steering the way.

An accomplished New York-based writer and minister, Dr. Powell is the mastermind behind the book entitled, My House Your House: A Prayerful Memoir: The Voice Of An Unofficial Orphan.

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An awe-inspiring written document that officially made its much-anticipated presence on the market in November 2017, Dr. Powell’s House Your House: A Prayerful Memoir: The Voice Of An Unofficial Orphan depicts the emotional story of an unofficial orphan who’s trapped in the foster care system for nearly 10 years, a sequence that had transpired after having been separated from her family.

In a nutshell, this 107-page book details, among other things, Dr. Powell’s experiences of having been placed into a series of foster homes until she had reached the adult stage of her life.

So who better to be strategically handpicked by God to share before the world an assortment of life-changing testimonies as a way to lift of Christ and, most importantly, help lure others to Him, especially those who can greatly attest to this encounter?

An awe-inspiring written document that officially made its much-anticipated presence on the market in November 2017, Dr. Powell’s House Your House: A Prayerful Memoir: The Voice Of An Unofficial Orphan depicts the emotional story of an unofficial orphan who’s trapped in the foster care system for nearly 10 years, a sequence that had transpired after having been separated from her family.

“I produced this book to become an inspirational voice to anyone facing difficulties in life,” Dr. Powell said of a book she began composing in June 2016 and needed a little more than a year to compete. “My House Your House was written with an eye toward solutions, personal empowerment, and encouragement.”

Not only that, Dr. Powell’s doesn’t shy away from the notion that her very first book was designed impact people from all walks of life.

“It was written to help all children and former foster children, and anyone needing to combat feelings of despair, trauma and abandonment,” Dr. Powell said without hesitation.

Not to be outdone, other projects are presently in the works for Dr. Powell, a notable conference speaker and seminar hostess who serves as President of Live Impact Prayer International Ministry and holds an honary doctorate degree in Ministry.

As for how her book is synonymous to the purpose for which God created her, Dr. Powell was quick to reference one pivotal spiritual exercise, for starters.

“First, Prayer,” she said without hesitation yet again. “Prayer has been my foundation in life, a foundation established early by my parents’ example. By training me as a child to pray, they purposely set my life in motion to fulfill my destiny.”

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PRAYER STILL WORKS — As for how her book is synonymous to the purpose for which God created her, Dr. Powell was quick to reference one pivotal spiritual exercise, for starters. “First, Prayer,” she said without hesitation yet again. “Prayer has been my foundation in life, a foundation established early by my parents’ example. By training me as a child to pray, they purposely set my life in motion to fulfill my destiny.”

Hold the applause, if you will. There’s more to this notable concept.

“Secondly,” Dr. Powell explains, “my story showcases how anyone can triumph through uncertainty with God on their side, knowing that He can take any situation and turn it around for our good according to His purpose and Will for our lives.”

As for the feedback she’s garnered since the release of her new book, well, peep this, these encouraging reviews Dr. Powell released to Making Headline News.

According to Dr. Powell, some of her readers chimed in and said:

  • It left me wanting more… Thanks for sharing your story. Girl no one could ever have [known] but God is good! You are really a testament to that.
  • I admire your resilience. It is truly a testimony of God’s fidelity and protection, Wow!
  • How brave and informative for you to share your life experience with the world and us.
  • I absolutely Loved this book! It’s amazing how life takes us on so may different journey’s but this young lady let her walk with Christ, even from childhood, turn every trail into a success story!!! Love it!!!
  • Your story touches my inner soul that compels me to thrust forward increasing my prayer life and,
  • I enjoyed reading My House Your House. Dr. Powell captures the voice of her younger self, giving us an authentic story about a child who although abandon finds her way. She then adds a devotional layer to the book that requires her pain and her joy to become universal. Amazingly, by the end of the book, Dr. Powell offers a solution to fixing a broken system.

As for Dr. Powell’s forthcoming public appearances, during which she will promote her new book, she is scheduled to appear at Barnes and Noble in Poughkeepsie, New York on April 29 at 10 a.m EST.

Not to be outdone, other projects are presently in the works for Dr. Powell, a notable conference speaker and seminar hostess who serves as President of Live Impact Prayer International Ministry and holds an honary doctorate degree in Ministry.

“I am so grateful for this opportunity to share my story and to share the word and the love of God while doing so,” Dr. Powell said.

Quite frankly, there’s no other way to put it.

 

MORE ON DR. DELPHINE POWELL:

Dr. Delphine Powell has been a leader in both the corporate and religious arena.  At her core, she has a deep passion for intercessory prayer and the power of God’s Love and Wisdom to transform lives for the better. While working at a fortune 500 company in the field of technical engineering, she has experiences in coordinating major projects, working with diverse teams, and leading diversity of groups of people. Throughout her professional and religious life, Dr. Powell has endeavored to bring people together, advocate for all, the young and Body of Christ. She works tirelessly to the serve the Lord in the building of His Kingdom. (Source: Dr. Delphine Powell Spokesperson)

 

For more information on Dr. Delphine Powell or to purchase her book or schedule her for a speaking engagement, she can be reached via:

Website name: www.myhouse-yourhouse.com

Email: author@myhouse-yourhouse.com

Phone: 1-800-774-9409

Social Media: https://facebook.com/iamdelphinepowell/

 

 

 

EDITOR’S NOTE: If you are an entrepreneur, business owner, producer, author, athlete, musician, barber, life coach, motivational speaker, cosmetologist, tax preparer, model, or pastor/minister who is seeking exposure and would like to share your story with an in-depth news feature, call Reporter Andre Johnson at 901-690-6587 or Facebook message him under “Andre T. Johnson” for details.

Andre Johnson is Founder and Publisher for Making Headline News. A 2000 graduate of the University of Memphis School of Journalism and a former staff reporter the Memphis Commercial Appeal newspaper, Johnson covers the NBA Southwest Division from Dallas, Texas. To reach Johnson, send email to andre@makingheadlinenews.com or to memphisgraduate@yahoo.com. Also, follow him on Twitter @AJ_Journalist.

 

 

Slidell, Louisiana author Jessica Smothers on her new book: ‘I am a Kingdom Transit System® for the Kingdom of God’

Just after midday CST on Thursday, Jessica Smothers took to her Facebook page, where she installed a rather intriguing post that began with three vital words.

NEW BOOK ALERT!!!” Smothers, a native of Laplace, Louisiana who resides in nearby Slidell, announced before her 350 social media friends before enlightened them on her book debut.

GOD’S LEADING LADY — Accomplished Louisiana-based author Jessica Smothers is the mastermind behind the awe-inspiring, spiritually gut checking project entitled, Deliver Me From Me, an emotionally-driven book that depicts Smothers’ assortment occurrences she’s endured throughout her life, most notably  rejection, brokenness, bitterness, the proverbial orphan spirit, even abandonment.

“If you haven’t ordered my new book, I highly recommend it,” Smothers continued in her post. “Not just because I wrote it, but it will truly bless you.”

The book to which Smothers is alluding is her awe-inspiring, spiritually gut-checking project entitled Deliver Me From Me™ an emotionally-driven book that depicts Smothers assortment occurrences she’s endured throughout her life, most notably her battles with rejection, brokenness, bitterness, the proverbial orphan spirit, even abandonment.

All things considered, Smothers, exemplifying an array of transparency, appropriately shares with her reading audience a slew of encounters that stemmed from her childhood, including — but not limited to — suicidal thoughts, dysfunctional families, arrested development, self-image issues, identity crisis and confusion, insecurities molestation, abortion, and what she refers to as a “host of things hidden secrets,” many of which are customarily holding us hostage in the process. 

PREORDER JESSICA SMOTHERS BOOK HERE: www.gumroad.com/jsmothers

To her credit, she cautions us that if we aren’t careful, if we don’t turn to and sell out completely to God, we will, in turn, become even more bound or, as she tells it, spiritually hijacked — a downward, gruesome trend that could serve as a devastating blow to our destiny.

“Basically, (we’ve got to) get delivered from self,” Smothers told Making Headline News in a recent interview, during which she provided extensive details of her book.

And because Smothers is confident of that notion that countless individuals throughout the Body of Christ will be impacted mightily through her book, she deemed it a foregone conclusion to label Deliver Me From Me as a driving force for her ministry.

KINGDOM IMPACT — Because Smothers is confident of that notion that countless individuals throughout the Body of Christ will be impacted mightily through her book, she deemed it a foregone conclusion to label Deliver Me From Me as a driving force for her ministry.

“These books are part of my ministry,” Smothers said. “My ministry deals with healing and deliverance.”

Interestingly, Smothers knows full well that had she not been delivered from an array of fiery trials and obstacles, God would not have handpicked her to compose an inspiring book for such a time as now.

“Holistically (through the total woman spirit), soul, and body, you have to be delivered before you can help someone else get delivered,” Smothers explained. “Why? Because the demonic spirits you are trying to cast out, expel out, and drive out that person will expose you those demonic spirits to work in you. Deliverance is the children’s bread. Jesus cast out every demonic spirit.”

WOMAN OF WISDOM — To her credit, Smothers cautions us that if we aren’t careful, if we don’t turn to and sell out completely to God, we will, in turn, become even more bound or, as she tells it, spiritually hijacked, a downward, gruesome trend that could serve as a devastating blow to our destiny.

A book Smothers began assembling in October 2017, she needed somewhere in the neighborhood of three months to complete a project that is scheduled to officially hit the market on March 31.

Currently, consumers can preorder Deliver Me From Me at www.gumroad.com/jsmothers, according to periodic announcements by the author on her Facebook page.

By and large, Smothers, who’s already starting to take speaking engagement requests to promote her new book, emphasized that Deliver Me From Me is for virtually everyone who need some form of God-manifested deliverance.

“I wanted to share my story with others,” Smothers said. “We need deliverance from self-inner issues. I am a kingdom transit system for the Kingdom of God.  God revealed to me that women desperately need deliverance beyond the pulpit. (They need it) in the pulpit their lives, ministry, and business.”

Which, to her credit, practically sums up why she took to her Facebook page just after midday Thursday, during which she installed a rather post that began with three vital words.

NEW BOOK ALERT!!!” Smother announced with such authority.

Now that such a vital announcement has been publicly made, go and buy this awe-inspiring book, one that was appropriately composed by one of God’s handpicked spokespersons.

 

For more information about Author Jessica Smothers or to purchase her book or request speaking engagements, connect with her via Facebook under “Jessica Smothers.” Also, she can be reached via email at: jsmothersftwt@gmail.com.

 

 

EDITOR’S NOTE: If you are an entrepreneur, business owner, producer, author, athlete, musician, barber, life coach, motivational speaker, cosmetologist, tax preparer, model, or pastor/minister who is seeking exposure and would like to share your story with an in-depth news feature, call Reporter Andre Johnson at 901-690-6587 or Facebook message him under “Andre T. Johnson” for details.

Andre Johnson is Founder and Publisher for Making Headline News. A 2000 graduate of the University of Memphis School of Journalism and a former staff reporter the Memphis Commercial Appeal newspaper, Johnson covers the NBA Southwest Division from Dallas, Texas. To reach Johnson, send email to andre@makingheadlinenews.com or to memphisgraduate@yahoo.com. Also, follow him on Twitter @AJ_Journalist.

Washington, D.C. area realtor Aaron Person making much noise in ever-so-competitive real estate industry

Just recently, longtime Washington, D.C. area realtor Aaron Person was asked why is it important to esteem others daily highly than himself, a notable suggestion by which the Apostle Paul once offered to the church at Philippi.

MAKING MAJOR STRIDES — An Upper Marlboro, Maryland native and an alumnus of North Carolina Central University, Aaron D. Person is widely known as a licensed Realtor® in Washington, D.C. and greater Maryland areas, most notably as a fixture with Exit Bennett Realty, located at 7701 Greenbelt Road, Suite 100, in Greenbelt, Maryland.

As usual, Person was rather forthright and straight to the point.

“Purchasing a home for most people is the biggest investment they’ll make in life,” Person told Making Headline News. “It’s imperative that people understand the financial power that can be gained from being a home owner.  There are far more advantages to owning opposed to renting.  It’s extremely important to ensure that people understand those advantages.  Then, when ready, help them find a house to call home.”

To his credit, Person’s reputation is such that his keen professionalism as a realtor has been nothing short of impressive since he embarked upon this ever-so-competitive real estate industry in March 2004.

An Upper Marlboro, Maryland native and an alumnus of North Carolina Central University, Person is widely known as a licensed Realtor® in Washington, D.C. and greater Maryland areas, most notably as a fixture with Exit Bennett Realty, located at 7701 Greenbelt Road, Suite 100, in Greenbelt, Maryland. 

Having adopted the trade name, “The House Person,” Person would be the first to admit that arguably his grandest feeling in his profession is when homebuyers reach the much-anticipated closing stage of what can otherwise be a stressful, yet sometimes discouraging process.
“I love handing a first time home buyer the keys to their house,” Person said. “I feel honored to play a small role in the acquisition of the largest financial investment most people make in their lifetime.  It’s definitely a life-changing moment for people, and I’m fortunate enough to have a front row seat.”

 

MAN OF COMPASSION — “Purchasing a home for most people is the biggest investment they’ll make in life,” Aaron Person told Making Headline News. “It’s imperative that people understand the financial power that can be gained from being a home owner.”

In addition to Person’s compassion for his clients, amongst his key objectives as a veteran realtor is ensuring that others along with homebuyers benefit in some shape or form.

In a nutshell, it’s safe to assume that when home seekers entrust Person to help them garner favorable results during their home-buying process, others affiliated with the upcoming transition will greatly reap the celebratory benefits in some aspect.

That’s “The House Person” for you.

“I used to say that I help people buy and sell houses, which is true on the surface,” Person explained. “What I really do is foster economic development on the city, county, state, country and global levels. Every time someone buys or sells a house, that transaction helps to employ everyone associated with any part of a house. That includes the manufacturer of all items in the house, to the people who transport these items, to the people who actually installed them in the house.”

As for those who have greatly fueled his desire to maximize his potential, thus live daily on the larger side of God as we are reminded according to Philippians 4:13, Person acknowledges that renowned life coaches Les Brown and Eric Thomas essentially top his list.

KNOWLEDGE IS POWER — Speaking of classrooms, aside from enabling homebuyers to fulfill their long-awaited dreams of making the lofty transition to their home, Person is now devising ways to better educate home seekers and potential homebuyers through informative, life-enhancing seminars.

“The inspiration for the public speaking side of things would be Les Brown and Eric Thomas,” Person said. “Both offer some great motivational content” As far as the teaching side of things, it’s because my 8 ½ year working in PG County classrooms.”

Speaking of classrooms, aside from enabling homebuyers to fulfill their long-awaited dreams of making the lofty transition to their home, Person is now devising ways to better educate home seekers and potential homebuyers through informative, life-enhancing seminars.

BEEN THERE, DONE THAT — To his credit, hosting seminars isn’t new to Person, who first began such a trend approximately two years after he made his professional real estate debut.

“I expect to continue providing great content during the home buying seminar I host,” Person said. “I also expect everyone who attends a Seminar to receive enough information that they feel comfortable enough with the home buying process that they’re ready to engage in that process.”

To his credit, hosting seminars isn’t new to Person, who first began such a trend approximately two years after he made his professional real estate debut.

“I’ve taught the working with a Realtor® portion of a Home Buying Seminar for various non-profit organizations in the DC/Metro area since 2006,” Person said. “I started hosting my own events in September 2015.”

GREAT COMPANY — As for those who have greatly fueled his desire to maximize his potential, thus live daily on the larger side of God as we are reminded according to Philippians 4:13, Person acknowledges that renowned life coaches Les Brown and Eric Thomas essentially top his list.

Looking ahead, don’t expect Person to slow down anytime soon, particularly as it relates to his well-publicized career as a flourishing realtor.

By and large, given the success he’s enjoyed in recent years, coupled with his wealth of knowledge in this industry, it’s safe to say that his best and brightest days undoubtedly are well ahead of him.

“In addition to the Home Buyer Seminar I host, there is a follow up session available that goes deeper into the financials of how to prequalify for a mortgage, curing credit & writing a winning offer,” said Person, sounding just as confident about his craft as ever before. “Upon departure, attendees are pre-approved or at least know what specifically they need to do in order to get pre-approved.  But to me, the best is that my team and I provide educators who utilize our services during the home buying process a discount of over $2,000 towards the cost to purchase.”

As usual, Person was rather forthright and straight to the point.

That’s “The House Person” for you.

 

For more information about Aaron D. Person, “The House Person,”  he can be reached at at his office at 301.459.5040, or call him directly at 240.432.6433. Also, send email to: aaron@thehouseperson.com

 

EDITOR’S NOTE: If you are an entrepreneur, business owner, producer, author, athlete, musician, barber, life coach, motivational speaker, cosmetologist, tax preparer, model, or pastor/minister who is seeking exposure and would like to share your story with an in-depth news feature, call Reporter Andre Johnson at 901-690-6587 or Facebook message him under “Andre T. Johnson” for details.

Andre Johnson is Founder and Publisher for Making Headline News. A 2000 graduate of the University of Memphis School of Journalism and a former staff reporter the Memphis Commercial Appeal newspaper, Johnson covers the NBA Southwest Division from Dallas, Texas. To reach Johnson, send email to andre@makingheadlinenews.com or to memphisgraduate@yahoo.com. Also, follow him on Twitter @AJ_Journalist.

Accomplished Arkansas Minister Dr. Alandrus P. Spencer ‘Touching Lives’ through his book blanketed by encouragement

And David was greatly distressed; for the people spake of stoning him, because the soul of all the people was grieved, every man for his sons and for his daughters: but David encouraged himself in the Lord his God. (1 Samuel 30:6 KJV)

 

Upon crossing paths with Dr. Alandrus P. Spencer, it wouldn’t take very long for anyone to discover that he’s armed with encouragement.

 A whole lot of it, for the record.

HANDPICKED BY GOD — A proud Navy veteran and the Senior Pastor of Touching Lives Ministries, Inc. in nearby Blytheville, Arkansas, Dr. Alandrus P. Spencer is the mastermind behind the book entitled, Encouraging Moment: Live Life By An Encouraging Moment.

Consider, for instance, how Dr. Spencer, an accomplished Jonesboro, Arkansas-area minister, wasted little time taking to his Facebook page Saturday morning, during which he staged a brief post to — you guessed it — encourage the masses.

Said Dr. Spencer just before 10 a.m. CST in a thought-provoking catchphrase once uttered by Texas Empowerment Strategist Franco Charles: “What you fail to announce will be ignored.”

Out of fairness to Dr. Spencer, there is, by all accounts, a rather favorable reason why he deems it essential to encourage people mightily as often as he could.

For starters, he answered the divine call long ago when he became a spokesperson for Christ.

Secondly, he’s grasped a thorough concept of what it means to build up his spirit man, regardless of how challenging or bleak circumstances become in his life.

Thirdly and most importantly, he routinely encourages others because, well, God practically commands us to.

And so it came to pass that Dr. Spencer acted out of obedience unto God by composing an awe-inspiring book that — you guessed it again — figures to encourage people from various walks of life.

A proud Navy veteran and the Senior Pastor of Touching Lives Ministries, Inc. in nearby Blytheville, Arkansas, Spencer is the mastermind behind the book entitled, Encouraging Moment: Live Life By An Encouraging Moment.

BUY DR. ALANDRUS SPENCER’S BOOK HERE: https://www.amazon.com/Encouraging-Moment-Live-Life/dp/154344038X

A spiritually gut-checking and life-enhancing written document that is comprised of 90 pages, Dr. Spencer’s Encouraging Moment: Live Life By An Encouraging Moment officially hit the market on September 20, 2017, approximately two years after God had revealed to him the vision to write it.

Much to his delight, Dr. Spencer didn’t just write down the vision. He took it and ran with it.

Not only that, it is a foregone conclusion why he produced the book to begin with.

“I chose to write this book because I love to encourage others, and I felt I could give them these same quotes that challenged and encouraged me during some of life most challenging times,” Dr. Spencer said.

Interestingly, he appropriately used the familiar Biblical passage that is 1 Samuel 30:6 as the feature scripture from which his book was birthed.

“David encouraged himself,” Dr. Spencer said without hesitation.

Speaking of hesitation, given the passion with which Dr. Spencer speaks when promoting his book, it’s safe to assume that Encouraging Moment: Live Life By An Encouraging Moment was assembled without hesitation.

“The divine message is that God wants us to experience a healthy dose of encouragement whenever and wherever possible, and that we have the built-in capacity to encourage ourselves,” said Dr. Spencer, explaining the purpose for his new book.

As expected, the feedback since the release of Dr. Spencer’s book has been favorable.

MORE ON TOUCHING LIVES MINISTRIES: https://www.touchinglivesministries.org/

Touching Lives Ministries Co-Pastor and First Lady Veronica L. Spencer

“The feedback has been tremendous,” Dr. Spencer said. “People mostly appreciate it. It’s not a wordy book. It’s simple but impactful and it challenges their faith while encouraging them to strive for better.”

All things considered, as it pertains to composing his book, exemplifying a sense of passion was extremely key, Dr. Spencer emphasized.

“God created me with the gift to have passion for and to encourage others,” he said. “And this book is a direct display of my heart toward people.”

A spiritually gut-checking and life-enhancing written document that is comprised of 90 pages, Dr. Spencer’s Encouraging Moment: Live Life By An Encouraging Moment officially hit the market on September 20, 2017, approximately two years after God had revealed to him the vision to write it.

While Encouraging Moment: Live Life By An Encouraging Moment is an ideal read for people who are lost spiritually and desire to return to Christ, Dr. Spencer acknowledged his book is especially prevalent for the modern-day church, where the spirit of discouragement has rid its ugly head unlike never before.

“The world as we know it is lacking strongly in the area of encouragement and, yes, even in the church,” Dr. Spencer said. “I believe if we can start to embrace and harness the energy of encouragement, we can make the world a better and a more promising place.”

After all, he’d be the first to tell you that, “What you fail to announce will be ignored.”

Surely, that goes for encouragement.

A whole lot of it, for the record.

 

 

EDITOR’S NOTE: If you are an entrepreneur, business owner, producer, author, athlete, musician, barber, life coach, motivational speaker, cosmetologist, tax preparer, model, or pastor/minister who is seeking exposure and would like to share your story with an in-depth news feature, call Reporter Andre Johnson at 901-690-6587 or Facebook message him under “Andre T. Johnson” for details.

Andre Johnson is Founder and Publisher for Making Headline News. A 2000 graduate of the University of Memphis School of Journalism and a former staff reporter the Memphis Commercial Appeal newspaper, Johnson covers the NBA Southwest Division from Dallas, Texas. To reach Johnson, send email to andre@makingheadlinenews.com or to memphisgraduate@yahoo.com. Also, follow him on Twitter @AJ_Journalist.

 

 

 

 

 

Delaware businesswoman Vanessa Johnson Brinkley enjoying sustained success through her community-based venture

EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the final of Making Headline News’ two-part series on Delaware author and businesswoman Vanessa Johnson Brinkley. 

 

Once the Holy Spirit revealed to Vanessa Johnson Brinkley the purpose for erecting a business venture, not only was she all ears.

Most importantly, she was swift to take action.

Today, unlike never before, she’s reaping the benefits for acting out of obedience to God.

“Because of the Holy Spirit I knew that I had something unique in the way that I connect with women to bring clarity and understanding to their situations,” said Johnson Brinkley, when asked how her competitive drive in life greatly propelled her to start a business venture.

PUT ‘EM UP — Vanessa Johnson Brinkley is owner of Dunamis Dominion LLC, a Camden Wyoming, Delaware-based organization that provides victorious living spiritual life coaching through its notably unique brand known as The Fight Is Fixed.

The business to which Johnson Brinkley is alluding is Dunamis Dominion LLC, a Camden Wyoming, Delaware-based organization that provides victorious living spiritual life coaching through its notably unique brand known as The Fight Is Fixed.

In addition, this organization is widely known for providing an array of professional services to nonprofit organizations as well as contractual services to the state governments.

Interestingly, Dunamis Dominion LLC  displays the keen ability to provide an atmosphere whereby its clients are able to freely share of their life experiences, thus allow Johnson Brinkley and Co. to provide what they described as a gateway of assistance, particularly as it pertains to helping them move towards victory or, as she tells it, “letting them know that this Fight is Fixed!”

Powered by Dunamis Homes of Divine Intervention, Inc., a nonprofit organization that customarily provides transitional housing, case management and support services to single mothers and young adults aging out the foster care system in the State of Delaware, Johnson Brinkley’s organization is widely known also for impacting lives by way of ensuring that each graduate her our program acquires a high school diploma.

Also, she and her staff aid enrollees to become registered for post-secondary education or vocational training, full-time or part-time employment, not to mention safe and affordable housing before to their completing the program.

“Being a foster mother in the State of North Carolina, I saw the gap of not being prepared for life and its responsibilities and the effects of it in the lives of many young adults aging out of foster care,” Johnson Brinkley told Making Headline News during a recent interview. “There were no safety nets to assist them with life skills upon leaving care. They were dumped into a society to live life as if nothing happened to them and failed greatly at it, leaving many homeless.

BEST OF BOTH WORLDS — Powered by Dunamis Homes of Divine Intervention, Inc., a nonprofit organization that customarily provides transitional housing, case management and support services to single mothers and young adults aging out the foster care system in the State of Delaware, Johnson Brinkley’s organization is widely known also for impacting lives by way of ensuring that each graduate her our program acquires a high school diploma.

“For this reason, I was propelled to start contracting services to provide transitional housing, case management, support services and life skills training to this target group as well as birth a non-profit organization to provide the housing and other services.”

Johnson Brinkley’s Dunamis Dominion LLC originally started in North Carolina prior to it being housed in Delaware. She has since had an immediate impact, having serviced women in roughly 10 of the 50 U. S. states.  And, just recently, Johnson Brinkley announced that Dunamis Homes of Divine Intervention, Inc. devising a strategic plan to franchise in North Carolina, Georgia, and Texas as early as the year 2020.

After all, once the Holy Spirit revealed to her the purpose for erecting a business venture, not only was she all ears.

Most importantly, she was swift to take action.

When asked who were amongst those who inspired her to organized her business, Johnson Brinkley said, “First, the Holy Spirit. My husband, Michael, my children, Quennel, Jasmine, and Anthony, and my foster children, Curtina, Ernest, and many more.”

NATIONAL IMPACT — Johnson Brinkley’s Dunamis Dominion LLC originally started in North Carolina prior to it being housed in Delaware. She has since had an immediate impact, having serviced women in roughly 10 of the 50 U. S. states.  And, just recently, Johnson Brinkley announced that Dunamis Homes of Divine Intervention, Inc. devising a strategic plan to franchise in North Carolina, Georgia, and Texas as early as the year 2020.

Interestingly, a business that has given way to an assortment of favorable testimonies, Dunamis Dominion LLC caters to women ranging in ages 35 to 60, while Dunamis Homes of Divine Intervention caters to single mothers and young adults ranging in ages 18 to 27.

As for Johnson Brinkley’s itinerary, her schedule is slated to be full in the coming months.

Amongst the reasons is that her The Fight Is Fixed Empowerment & Victory Tour is scheduled to be launched on April 7 in nearby Dover, Delaware.  Also, her 15 City/State Tour is scheduled to begin in Columbia, South Carolina and will culminate sometime in September.

She said other times will be announced at dates to be determined.

Also, on February 23, Johnson Brinkley will be attendance in Patterson, New Jersey, during which she will be a part of the Sisters of Worth Ministries festivities.

For more information about Vanessa Johnson Brinkley, follow her via social media:

Facebook: Vanessa Johnson Brinkley

Instagram: the_fight_is_fixed

LinkedIn: Vanessa Johnson Brinkley

Periscope: VJ Brinkley

 

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Quincy, Massachusetts-based businesswomen defy greatest of odds, collectively establish a thriving venture

Donya. Alina.

Alina. Donya.

Together, they deemed it essential a little more than a year ago to combine their immeasurable business-related skills and establish a credible, thriving, progressive venture, one that figures to benefit others mightily in this ever-so-competitive entrepreneurship industry.

MAKING THEIR DREAMS REALITIES — Donya Zimmerman and Alina Lopez Thomas are the proud founders of the Ultimate Biz Conference (or UBC), their Quincy, Massachusetts-based venture they organized for the sole purpose of combining their resources as a unique, strategic way grow what they described as their mutual businesses.

“The purpose of the Conference is to educate aspiring entrepreneurs and small businesses on the importance of building a strong legal and financial foundation to sustain their business,” Donya Zimmerman told Making Headline News during a recent interview.

The Conference to which Zimmerman and Alina Lopez Thomas are alluding is the Ultimate Biz Conference (or UBC), their Quincy, Massachusetts-based venture they organized for the sole purpose of combining their resources as a unique, strategic way grow what they described as their mutual businesses.

CHILL MODE — According Zimmerman and Thomas, UBC is extremely credible and beneficial in that it is widely regarded as an effective, rewarding, life-enhancing networking event to attend.

An up-and-coming business that essentially is in its infancy stages, the Ultimate Biz Conference’s chief objective is geared largely toward educating entrepreneurs on how to cover their assets while running the day-to-day operations of their respective business.

According Zimmerman and Thomas, UBC is extremely credible and beneficial in that it is widely regarded as an effective, rewarding, life-enhancing networking event to attend.

MORE ON UBC: www.ultimatebizconference.com

“As a networking event, one is able to connect with potential business partners and collaborators to grow your business,” Thomas said.

For what it’s worth, credit the competitive drive of this dream team tandem of businesswomen that greatly fueled their desire to erect what undoubtedly is a rather appealing business for like-minded entrepreneurs.

Both of whom admittedly were once hampered by fear and frustration over the state of their respective careers, Zimmerman and Thomas had ultimately felt a divine connection, of sorts, given their similar business-oriented backgrounds.

As a result and much to their delight, it’s safe to assume that not only were they on to something potentially profitable but, most importantly, it seemed that one favorable thing had led to another.

Having been forced to unceremoniously vacate the careers they loved dearly and gave their “whole lives” to, the co-founders of UBC were — as they explained — backed into a corner, unable to find full-time employment anywhere.

Still, in spite of the few stumbling blocks they encountered while trying to re-invent themselves, there arose a silver lining, of sorts which, fortunately for them, practically sums up why their entrepreneurship tandem makes all of the sense in the world.

These business duo, in fact, don’t shy away from the notion that they had no choice but to turn their gifts and talents into a profitable business.  Having initially crossed paths at during an event in Quincy, Zimmerman and Thomas had collectively come to grips that forming the Ultimate Biz Conference was absolutely essential.

So here they are today, basking in the glory of the moment, one about which they are responsible for starting in the first place.

By and large, amongst the things about which Ultimate Biz Conference has done for Zimmerman and Thomas is afford them the golden opportunity to use their failures as a teaching tool, of sorts, a trend from which aspiring entrepreneurs can learn.

Also, their Ultimate Biz Conference 2018 will be held on April 19-21 in nearby White Plains, New  York at the Cambria Hotel And Suites. Accompanied by the theme, Think Like a CEO and Act Like a CEO, this 2 ½-day conference will prepare aspiring entrepreneurs to open their business doors in 2018 and beyond.  Tickets for the event can be purchased at www.ultimatebizconference.com.

“What I like most about being in my own business is simple,” Thomas said. “Doors that were previously shut have now been opened.  My mind has expanded into a different field and I’m the product of my mission.  The building of business relationships and making connections with other like-minded individuals.”

NATIONAL IMPACT — A nationally-acclaimed business that is enjoying considerable growth since its much-anticipated inception on November 15, 2017, UBC caters mostly to aspiring entrepreneurs who are ready to start their own business or individuals who have been in business for less than five years, not to mention a business that is in need of a much-needed makeover, Zimmerman and Thomas emphasized.

Zimmerman essentially echoed that about which Thomas eloquently professed.

“I love the fact that I have been able to turn my mess of losing my law practice into a powerful message of redemption,” Zimmerman said. “I have been able to ensure that aspiring entrepreneurs learn the importance of covering their assets while in business.  Also, I’ve been able to educate small businesses on how to be prepared for the what-ifs in business.”

A nationally-acclaimed business that is enjoying considerable growth since its much-anticipated inception on November 15, 2017, UBC caters mostly to aspiring entrepreneurs who are ready to start their own business or individuals who have been in business for less than five years, not to mention a business that is in need of a much-needed makeover, Zimmerman and Thomas emphasized.

PASSING ALONG WHOLESOME KNOWLEDGE — By and large, amongst the things about which Ultimate Biz Conference has done for Zimmerman and Thomas is afford them the golden opportunity to use their failures as a teaching tool, of sorts, from which aspiring entrepreneurs can learn.

Moreover, because of this ever-so-popular social media era, the UBC founders have been able to witness and savor continuous progress with their business, which means its best and brightest days are well ahead of it.

“(Our) mission is to turn the Ultimate Biz Conference into an international phenomenon where we will create a world full of entrepreneurs and small business owners,” Zimmerman and Thomas said. “One goal of Ultimate Biz Conference is to help individuals understand that they are in control of their own destiny when it comes to becoming small business owners.”

Just as this solid tandem of businesswomen were when they elected to join forces and establish what is shaping up to be a thriving, booming venture.

Donya. Alina.

Alina. Donya.

Together, they deemed it essential a little more than a year ago to combine their immeasurable business-related skills and establish a credible, thriving, progressive venture, one that figures to benefit others mightily in this ever-so-competitive entrepreneurship industry.

Today, unlike never before, this dynamic duo seems very much inseparable.

Talk about controlling their own destiny.

 

 

EDITOR’S NOTE: If you are an entrepreneur, business owner, producer, author, athlete, musician, barber, life coach, motivational speaker, cosmetologist, tax preparer, model, or pastor/minister who is seeking exposure and would like to share your story with an in-depth news feature, call Reporter Andre Johnson at 901-690-6587 or Facebook message him under “Andre T. Johnson” for details.

Andre Johnson is Founder and Publisher for Making Headline News. A 2000 graduate of the University of Memphis School of Journalism and a former staff reporter the Memphis Commercial Appeal newspaper, Johnson covers the NBA Southwest Division from Dallas, Texas. To reach Johnson, send email to andre@makingheadlinenews.com or to memphisgraduate@yahoo.com. Also, follow him on Twitter @AJ_Journalist.