May 19, 2018 will mark 28 years since I answered the call to ministry.
My journey began on that date in 1990 after a very dramatic encounter with Jesus at a Full Gospel Business Men Fellowship at Airport Hotel in Lagos and stern words of admonition by the late Dr. Ike Ibeneme. God use Dr. Ibeneme to bring me to a decision to stop playing church and follow Jesus all the way.
A passion for prayer, the word and souls was ignited in me as I began serious study of the word of God as well as preaching on the streets of Lagos. It was also that year that I enrolled for lay leadership workers training in my then Church and became a Believers Class teacher and a leader in the Church’s Welcome Ministry. I rose through the ranks of lay leadership, was ordained in 1996 and given our first pastorate.
Reflecting over the past 28 years in ministry, half of which has also been spent in the marketplace as a social entrepreneur at https://howellsac.com/, I realize that I have acquired a wealth of real life experience as far ministry and marketplace is concerned especially as a single/divorced, black woman in a culture that I did not grow up in! I also realized that it was time for me to start sharing my story and for people to get to know the REAL me.
On that note, I am happy to announce the launch of a mentorship series titled; ‘Life M.B.A.’® (Much Better Alternative), where I am will be “unmasking” and sharing life lessons from my mistakes, failures and successes so that you can learn from them and hopefully avoid some of my mistakes.
This mentorship program will be launched to commemorate my 28th ministry anniversary, via a 28 day program, from May 1 -28, 2018, and will feature:
• DAILY prayer and thanksgiving at 10pm EST.
• WEEKLY Masterclass, at #the DEEPend, on Sunday, May 6, 13, 20 & 27 at 4.00pm EST
Part 1: In The Beginning
Part 2: Journey in Search of Truth
Part 3: The Making of A Prophet – In the Wilderness
Part 4: The Commissioning – Prophet to the Nations
• Pot luck and Prayer Gathering on May 28, 2018, 2pm at St. James Church, W/Hartford, CT.
During the Masterclass, you will have opportunity to ask me questions about life, relationships, marriage, divorce, ministry, marketplace, etc. – everything involved in the ‘Making of a Prophet to the Nations and A Global Apostolic Leader’. You can also email your questions to me ahead of time.
I will also appreciate if you can email your testimonies of the ways in which my ministry has blessed you. It will give me tremendous joy and encouragement to hear from you.
Get ready to see Princess Bola unmasked, uncensored and unbridled… I am excited at this opportunity to glorify Jesus.
The whole of creation is waiting for the manifestation of the sons of God. It’s time for us to answer their cry.
Thank you for sharing this journey, and celebrating this milestone, with me!