Ruth Phillips of The Woodlands, Texas, is the wife of the Rev. Peter Phillips and the mother of one daughter, Renae. She has three grandchildren, Tamika, Simon, and Timothy, and one great-grandson, Andre. She is a licensed vocational nurse and enjoys her work as a Nurse; it goes hand and hand caring for the people. Ruth received the call to preach in February, 1993. Through her anointed speaking and singing the songs of Dr. Watts, she makes a difference in the lives of others wherever she goes. Has Pastored in the African Methodist Episcopal Church for 17 years, enduring the struggles that clergy women face in Ministry. This book provides insight, support and a look at women's leadership in the church with their partner in the ministry. Rev. Ruth Berry-Phillips is an itinerate Elder in the 10th Episcopal District of the AME Church. She holds a Bachelor's Degree in Theology, with a minor in Christian Counseling and Masters of Divinity degree from Houston Graduate School of Theology.