Meet the writers for THE INAUGURAL ISSUE
Paula McDade, Editor-In-Chief
Paula McDade is a multi-talented creative who possesses an intuitive knowledge and fresh perspective on the solopreneur lifestyle. She is passionate about supporting entrepreneurs because she knows the essence of visual branding involves building trust. Through her company, Stellar Creative, LLC, Paula guides her clients through the landscape of communicating a stellar visual image for their business, ministry, and nonprofit ventures.
Angie Clemens-Byers | $12 Hard Copy
Angie Byers is the mom of two smart, handsome, ninja-warrior boys, a SeneGence team builder & trainer, fitness junkie, avid coffee drinker, nature enthusiast and lover of the Trinity. She’s a creative soul and cherishes face-to-face relationships. Her greatest joy is from seeing lives transformed through God’s truth, love and promise.
Lisa Pearson | $12 Hard Copy
Lisa Yvette Pearson is a fearfully and wonderfully made Brooklyn Girl living in a Midwestern world. She is a blogger, writing coach, and author of Confessions of a Faithful Slacker - an inspired book created to encourage believers to renew and restore their individual relationships with Jesus Christ. Follow her on Instagram @1lisayvette or visit her blog: www.lisayvettepearson.com
Ashanti Barnes | $12 Hard Copy
Carrier of the gospel, a life strategist, an educator, an empowerment speaker. Ashanti is a servant leader who operates with a Spirit of Excellence in all her endeavors. She is living an abundant life with purpose – on purpose. Ashanti is committed to improving the lives of others through ministry and education, two passions that serve as major platforms for this creative and compassionate soul.
Meg Moore | $12 Hard Copy
Meg, wife to Cory and homeschooling mom to Molly, 9, and Gabe, 7, began her career with Luminess in March 2017 and is now the Senior Executive Sales Leader. She is passionate about Jesus, serving in the marriage mentor program at church and loves helping people feel beautiful with Luminess. She is a native Oklahoman and currently resides in Southern Logan County.
Delana Hurst | $12 Hard Copy
LaCretia Logan | $12 Hard Copy
Tracey Kennedy | $12 Hard Copy
I love God family and life.
I am a hair salon owner, I teach cosmetology and LipSense Distributor.
I enjoy helping others achieve their goal.
I am a mother and a grandmother.
I'm a great friend and confidant and I'm very loyal.
God has blessed me over and over again.
Brandi Cunningham | $12 Hard Copy
Founder and Speaker at Fireside Grace Ministries, which helps individuals and cities live into their fullest potential through discipleship and speaking truth in love.
Brandi is an exhorter whom seeks to bring clarity to the world today on issues that seem unclear. Her goal is to guide the Church of today in such a way that connects the ethics, values, character, and morales of our ancestors into the present and future generations to come. She strives to bridge the gaps between the generations.
Nicole Lawson | $12 Hard Copy
Born in Heidelberg, Germany and a New Jersey native, Nicole is not a stranger to the performance scene. She’s been singing since her youth church solo days. Currently, Nicole is performing and traveling with Oklahoma City’s #1 Jazz and R&B band: Shortt Dogg. Nicole is also an actor and model represented by BK Talent Agency of Tulsa Oklahoma. Nicole is also a MomPreneur and mother of four.
Pauline Sellers | $12 Hard Copy
I was born in Baton Rouge Louisiana, but raised in Oklahoma City Okla. I a mother of 4 young adult men and a grandmother of 7 grandkids and one on the way. I am also the owner of Gifted Hands Hair Salon of Oklahoma City. I have been a master hair stylist for 20 years and love what I do. I have found that hair is my passion and ministry to my customers. I pray my story will help people see and know that God is their way maker through life’s struggles.
Valencia Griffin-Wallace | $12 Copy
Valencia Griffin-Wallace is an international speaker, bestselling author, and radio show host. Passionate in her quest to change the lives of women, she guides them into personal and professional success. Committed to helping people overcome adversity to gain unapologetic confidence from the inside out, her mission is help them focus on their strengths and believe in who they were born to be regardless of their DNA.
Kelly Butler | $12 Hard Copy
Kelly Butler the CEO of LIve on Purpose, LLC has been recognized for her ability to create producing innovative ideas. She has focused on creating for the youth & young adult age helping them discover their purpose. She is the Executive Pastor for Connection Church OKC and the founder of K.I.D.S Nation inc
“Inspiring Kids Everywhere”. Kelly’s dynamic approach in creativity for this
generation has been proven to inspire many to discover their value.
Tujuana Hale | $12 Hard Copy
Tujuana Hale a retired Hairstylist and former owner of Divine Elegance Salon Suites & Boutique
has tackled many battles throughout her lifetime. After being diagnosed with some chronic diseases, she had to retire from her profession as a Hairstylist. The financial hardship left her in a position to seek and trust God for provision, her health and her purpose. She hopes her testimony encourages others to push past the pain to their purpose.
Gia Sullivan | $12 Hard Copy
Gia Sullivan is a speaker, author, and blogger who enjoys working with non-profit organizations to bring awareness and advocacy to mental health issues. Gia is a wife and mother of a blended family of an army veteran, nine kids and three grandchildren. She has an undergraduate and a graduate degree and has completed a NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) Family-to-Family program.
Alfreda Benford | $12 Hard Copy
Alfreda Benford is a phenomenal leader that reaches into the lives of those around her daily. She uses her talents and God given gifts to elevate and empower. She’s a transformational leader, therapeutic foster parent, entrepreneur, church administrator and published author. “My personal philosophy of ministry is quite simple. Inspire others to identify their purpose through acquiring a real relationship with God, the creator of all things.
Oklahoma Boss Ladies Networking Club
The Oklahoma BOSS Ladies Networking Club strives to make all the difference for women who are focused on spreading the word about their businesses and taking their success to the next level.
Shonda Carter | $12 Hard Copy
Shonda Carter is a Creative, Entertainer and a #1 Amazon bestselling author. She is President of ShoStopper Productions LLC, a creative agency, and Founder of Boring Buster – A Full-Service Video Production Studio and Witty Worship, a Faith-based movement specializing in parables and spiritual parodies. Not only is she a businesswoman, her work as an abolitionist for the A21 Campaign has made her a pillar of her community.
Angela Brewer | $12 Hard Copy
Pastor Angela Brewer accepted her calling to ministry in 2009 to preach and teach God’s Word. Her mission and passion is to love, encourage, edify, buildup and set free the hurting women all over this world with the goodness of God.