JOURNEY TO DESTINY is the inspirational story of Bishop L. Colene Williams an ordinary woman God used in an extraordinary way to proclaim the Gospel in America and internationally. It is a story told by her daughter who witnessed this remarkable journey. It is a story that began in 1921 and ended in 1996. It is a personal story of racism, gender challenges, economic struggles, family, and triumphs. It is also a story of extraordinary faith, spiritual gifts, and courage. At every transition as an evangelist, pastor, community activist, president of her denomination's Foreign Mission Board, and diocesan bishop, the hand of the Lord was upon her. The 20th Century produced several gifted Pentecostal women leaders who pioneered the way for the present generation of women in ministry. This book presents a member of those Great Women of Pentecost. AUTHOR BIOGRAPHY GARNITA M. SELBY, preacher, teacher, attorney, and historian is an ordained Elder, Executive Administrator, and General Counsel of the Holy Temple Church of the Fresh Harvest, Penns Grove, New Jersey. In response to the personal call upon her life, she is the founder of Parakletos Ministries with a mission to bring reconciliation and restoration to the broken. She is also the founder of the Selby Foundation whose vision is to help ministry and Christian business owners' dreams come true. Attorney Selby has a distinguish career of professional service to the body of Christ and to the legal community of Philadelphia. She received her Juris Doctor degree from Howard University School of Law, Washington, DC. Reverend Selby received the Master of Divinity degree from Eastern Theological Seminary, Wynnewood, PA. She is professor of Christian Ethics at Palmer Theological Seminary School of Christian Ministry. She is a passionate student of God's Word, African American Studies, and the history of Pentecostalism.
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