Nekesha Bowrin Assistant, Beauty for Ashes Facilitator
Nekesha’s vision is that women and teenagers will no longer feel bound by the secret shame and guilt of their abortion experience. Nekesha is working to help ladies become healed and empowered to tell their stories whenever the abortion conversation comes up. In Jesus Christ there is freedom. Nekesha is an assistant facilitator in the Beauty for Ashes Ministry at First Baptist and will help us understand the power of forgiveness after an abortion.
Veronica Davis Assistant, Beauty for Ashes Facilitator
Veronica, an assistant facilitator in the Beauty for Ashes Ministry at First Baptist, is called to expose the truth about abortion and its effects on women and young girls. She wants to lead them to Christ who alone can promote healing in their lives as they rebirth and reclaim their destiny as a virtuous woman in Jesus. Veronica will help us examine the anger we experience after abortion.
Kendra Evans Assistant, Beauty for Ashes Facilitator
Kendra, an assistant facilitator in the Beauty for Ashes Ministry at First Baptist, is called to help educate girls and young women to understand the hidden dangers of abortion. Helping post-abortive women and men surrender the secret of abortion to Jesus Christ and heal through education and advocacy are a primary focus. Kendra desires to support them in living in the purpose God has for them through civic engagement, teaching, and political advocacy.
Rev. Allison Johnson, LAS Director, Beauty for Ashes
Rev. Johnson is the Director of the Beauty for Ashes Ministry, a Post Abortion Focus Study and Ministry, at First Baptist since 2007. She has witnessed the powerful transformation Jesus Christ has provided to over two hundred ladies trapped in the solitary sorrow, guilt, and shame of their abortions. She longs to see women set free, educated, and empowered to testify to God’s love and forgiveness after abortion.
Tambra Joyner Newest Assistant, Beauty for Ashes Facilitator
Tambra, an assistant facilitator in the Beauty for Ashes Ministry at First Baptist, is called to teach teens and ladies about their beauty, worth, and how to love themselves so that they won't have to face an abortion decision. She has a unique understanding for addressing implicit post-abortion concerns and is not afraid to share her story, so others can find freedom from their abortion story. Tammy will discuss the impact of post-abortion stress.
Bethany Williams, LAS Beauty for Ashes Lead Facilitator
As a certified Life Affirming Specialist through Heartbeat International, Bethany has tirelessly worked as the lead facilitator for Beauty for Ashes since 2016. She desires to see women and men redeemed from the devastating effects of abortion. Her work at the sidewalk of a local abortion clinic has encouraged women to make decisions for life and to leave the abortion industry altogether. She works tirelessly to see change in the ladies God sends to her in Beauty for Ashes.