Teacher & Minister
A Baptist preacher’s daughter, Dr. Dee commands the podium as powerfully as she does the stage. She quickly creates an intimacy with her audience whether in an arena of thousands or a virtual classroom of twenty. A versatile speaker, one moment she’s lecturing on West African
retentions in Gospel music. The next moment she’s inspiring underrepresented youth to envision success in higher education.
Whether giving practical advice from her book to single women or challenging minds with thought-provoking insight into Scriptures Dr. Dee brings the same compassion, transparency, motivation and humor to each lecture, talk or sermon. She has a way of going to the core of who you are with healing and love. By the end of your time with her, you’re motivated to reach higher and strengthened to go deeper.
What’s a single sister to do when you’ve delighted yourself in the Lord but He hasn’t given you the desires of your heart?
What happens when you’ve tried to date God’s way but with no positive results? I only see three options:
(1) Turn away from God. Walk away from the faith. Resolve that maybe He has something against you or is playing some game or has you in the midst of some puzzle that you have neither patience nor time to figure out; so you choose to do it your way.
(2) You continue serving God but with hidden resentment and anger. You carry a religious persona fooling most everyone around you, except God, with your spiritual-talk, aura of praise and well-rehearsed worship; but as Jesus said of the Pharisees, your heart is far from Him. (Matt. 15:8)
(3) You open up to God the deepest places of your heart so He can touch you where you need Him most. You cry when you feel like crying, scream when you feel like screaming, but you choose to walk in faith, not because you’re a sanctified version of Wonder Woman but because..