2019 #IH2C CONFERENCE 2019
Minister Elect, Word Church, OH
Arnalesa “Lesa” Lavender is a Kingdom driven woman that wears many hats in life but no matter the number of hats, she makes it look trendy and easy! She is graced to be a wife, mother, counselor, friend; to top it off, her business acumen and ability to support her family is beyond reproach. As a mother of two and wife to a husband who is always on the run, she strives to maintain balance in her home all while preserving herself and answering God’s call to ministry.
Lesa’s wisdom is beyond her years and anyone who sits to hear her speak will hear God’s heart flow straight from hers.
Youth Leader, Word Church, OH
Nya is a youth leader in the Outsiders Teen Ministry at the Word Church based in Cleveland Ohio, under the leadership of Dr. R.A. Vernon. She is very passionate about helping to guide our youth, helping people find their purpose, and real Jesus ministry. Through her ministry she has gained a true love for people, and fueled by this love and by the Holy Spirit, she continues to live out her Christ centered life and continue the path God has set before her.
She is also a skilled worship leader, preacher, and teacher. She has taught a variety of classes, weekly bible studies, and multiple ministry training courses with titles and subjects such as: Building a Relationship With Christ, Fear of Missing Out, and Being Rooted in God’s Word.
First Baptist Church of Glenarden, Md
For Melissa "Missy" Jackson, serving others has been a way of life. Growing up in Fairfax, Virginia, she was taught to serve God and His people at an early age. With a true servant's heart, Melissa has a passion for empowering and motivating others to fulfill their God-given purpose. In addition, she loves mentoring and inspiring people of all ages to walk virtuously and boldly for God, while serving faithfully at her church, and community.
Life Coach, Gainesville, VA
Bianca Lankford is a mechanical engineer, life coach, and founder of Path To Purpose, LLC. She teaches women how to discover their God-given purpose so they can be empowered to live a more fulfilled, joyful life and make a positive impact on the people around them. Bianca believes that nothing can stop a woman who knows who she is and what she's created to do.
Through her coaching, Bianca helps women all over the country increase their confidence, push through fear and reach their dreams. She also hosts personal development workshops and intensive weekend retreats for Path To Purpose community members.
Lady Shawniece Moore
Motivational Speaker/Blogger, Richmond, VA
Shawniece Moore is a wife, mother, career coach, blogger and motivational speaker with a big heart for women. Her transparency, boldness and sensitivity shows through her writing and speaking. Overcoming years of self-esteem and self-worth issues is a testimony of victory as she continues to inspire those that hear her speak. She is the founder and creative director of Uniquely Complex, a blog and brand that helps women find their uniqueness and embrace it through their purpose. She also has her own apparel line of self-love shirts. She also assists her husband, Chris, in ministry at New Kingdom Christian Ministries in the poverty stricken neighborhood of highland park in Richmond, VA. There, she leads the women group “Virtuous Women of Faith” as well as the praise dance ministry “Envision Dance Ministry”.
MORE BIO'S TO COME
We are so excited to have with us an exceptional group of women that will inspire, empower and encourage us to Change into who God is calling us to be, no matter where we may be planted today.