Osei Hawkins; Ordained Elder, entrepreneur and devoted family man. Elder Hawkins was born in Chicago and raised by his mother and two older sisters. Since establishing his first business at 20, he has had owned and managed multiple business ventures including food distribution, real estate to his current venture in Merchant Services. With over 20 years of experience in business ownership, and several years of corporate sales experience, he has a unique insight into entrepreneurship.
In 2002 a spiritual encounter changed his life forever, and he began his spiritual walk which escalated from salvation to ordination. He currently serves at True Life Ministries Inc. as an Associate Minister, where he serves beside Sr. Pastor Hughes in multiple roles as God leads. Previously he served at Gospel Tabernacle Baptist Church of Baltimore Maryland under Bishop Reginald Kennedy, where he also served in multiple outreach ministries such as, Team Leader for University of Maryland Rehabilitation Center, where he was in charge of providing full church outreach services, prayer and teachings to those that were temporarily disabled. Elder Hawkins stands affirmed as a “faith baby”, validating that God can do anything and everything but fail. With that faith and his past; he seeks through his spiritual teaching to bridge spiritual and business leaderships to saints, demonstrating relevance and consistency of purpose no matter your vocation or career choices, and to improve upon the effectiveness of God’s word in their lives. He continually strives to serve the Lord, his family, and the church in all that he does for eternity.
Dr. Will Arrington was born in Blytheville, AR. He, along with his
wife Annette, have resided in the Atlanta, GA metro area since 2009. He
holds a Ph.D. and a Master’s in Christian Education from Cornerstone
Christian Bible College, Int’l, Fort Wayne, IN. In service to the
Kingdom and as a member of True Life Ministries, Inc., he serves on the
Pastoral Staff as an Elder/Minister; Finance Ministry; Usher Board
Director; Director/Instructor of New Members Orientation Classes;
Men’s Choir and Men’s Ministry. In addition to his service to
ministry, Dr. Will is also a loving father, a grand and
great-grandfather. In his spare time, he loves being with his family,
working in his wood and tool shop, travel, and watching movies.
Elder Tamiko Durham was ordained January 2011 by Elder Gregory Hughes, Pastor of True Life Ministries, Inc.
Elder Durham has been a member of True Life Ministries, Inc. since 2003. In 2004, she began “Total Success” a mentor program for young women. She has since served as President of the Missions and Outreach Ministry and Usher Ministry. She actively serves on the Drama Ministry, Mass Choir and wherever asked or needed.
Elder Durham is a graduate of Tennessee State University and she attended Seminary at Mercer University.
Elder/Dr. Annette Arrington was born in Fort Wayne, IN. She, along with her husband Will, have resided in the Atlanta, GA metro area since 2009. She holds a Ph.D. in Destiny and Human Potential Coaching and a Master’s degree in Christian Education and Church Administration from Cornerstone Christian Bible College, Int’l, Fort Wayne, IN, just to name a few of her accomplished professional attributes. In service to the Kingdom and as a member of True Life Ministries, Inc., she serves on the Pastoral Staff as an Elder/Minister of the Word; Sunday School Superintendent and Instructor; Director/Instructor of New Members Orientation Classes; Co-Host and Speaker (Naomi’s Word) of Power & Glory Morning Intercession internet radio program; Voices of Praise Team; and Women’s Ministry. In her spare time, she is the owner and founder of Step Toward Success Coaching Services, LLC, Conference Host and Speaker. Dr. Annette is also a loving mother, a grand and great-grandmother. In her spare time, she loves being with her family, travel and shopping.