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Rev. Dr. Lekesha R. Barnett is servant-leader in the Body of Christ who ministers as a quiet storm and gentle thunder. She is a bold, relevant, energetic and theologically sound preacher and teacher who reveals the will of God for the Body of Christ and empowers believers to live it!
Called by God and gifted to serve in diverse contexts, Lekesha delivers truth with compassion while touching the heart and stimulating the mind. Experienced in international evangelism and missions, her personal motto is: "The world is my pulpit!"
With broad exposure and experience in congregational and para-church ministry, Lekesha consistently excels in leadership to become a confidant and adviser to many. Never overbearing and always striving for Christ-like character, she offers objective observations with an unwavering faith perspective. In the conference room and the pulpit she is gracious, catalytic, convincing and convicting with a humble manner. Her leadership style is contagiously edifying and intentionally compels others to live in radical obedience to God.
She currently serves as staff ministry leader of Young Adults and Prayer, as well as liaison for Prime of Life Singles and Health & Wellness ministries at Wheeler Avenue Baptist Church in Houston, TX where Rev. Dr. Marcus D. Cosby is Senior Pastor. She also continues to lead HER Call Ministries a (501c3) non-profit organization known as "the network for women in ministry" and facilitates classes/workshops through Agape Dance Trio. After successfully defending her dissertation entitled, "The Cross-Cultural Dance: Spiritual Formation Through the Synergy of Small-Groups and Cross-Cultural Ministry", she was conferred a doctor of ministry degree from Samuel DeWitt Proctor School of Theology at Virginia Union University.