Our Mission


…to lead modern women into a growing relationship with Jesus Christ.


Our Strategy


… to create events and environments where women are encouraged and equipped to grow their relationship with God in order to respond and live out the call over their lives.

Meet the Founder


HELLO

 

Here we are meeting for the first time or reconnecting on this website. Either way, it’s no coincidence you are here.

 

I AM CHARISMA

 

Married for 13 years to my Super Man Jamie. Mother to three amazing world changers and most recently… ‘GiGi’ (Grandma just sounds too ancient) to a beautiful baby girl Alani.

A native daughter of Riviera Beach, Florida and the youngest of my mother’s five children. I was blessed with five additional siblings from my father but the secrecy and shame surrounding our entrance into each other’s lives became the catalyst for several defining moments in my life.

 

I LONGED FOR DADDY.

 

Not just any daddy, but my daddy. This thirst for love and acceptance resulted in a string of abusive relationships, bad decisions and ultimately a broken spirit. I lost respect for my parents because I felt they mishandled my past and in the spirit of duplication I mishandled my future. I eventually lost respect for myself.




I BECAME THE PRETTY GIRL WITH NO PURPOSE.

 

Lost. Discouraged. Hopeless. Abandoned. Scorned. Used. Abused.

yet…

Found. Forgiven. Equipped. Favored. Anointed and most importantly Loved. The path from wallowing in the former to discovering the latter was tumultuous and long. But I survived.

 

ALL THINGS WORK TOGETHER FOR GOOD.

 

Unbeknownst to me God was at work behind the scenes. Every pit I climbed out of, mountain I crossed over, and valley I tread through cultivated the gifts in me and equipped me with the tools needed to lead others out. Other women just like me…

…women with more highlights in their hair than bibles

…women who wrote their life stories with tattoo guns

…women who have been disappointed and have disappointed time and time again

…women caught in the tension of religion and relationship

…yet women who are determined to become HER. The unapologetic, fierce, purpose driven, spirit led woman that God designed her to be.

 

NOTHING WILL BE WASTED.

 

Took me a while to accept that every experience would play a role in the calling on my life. This newfound discovery allowed me to remove the cloak of shame and put on the garment of grace and move forward with my head held high.

Today my life is committed to reaching women just like me (who others have talked about and turned their noses up at) with the message of God’s love and grace. Through my ministry Faith & Flyness we teach through example, minister through testimony, and grow through replication. The formulas are simple.

 

UNQUALIFIED  DISQUALIFIED   and   GOD’S LOVE > OUR SIN

 

Beyond ministry, what else do I get to do? I get to use my gift of teaching and my skills in the corporate arena to fuel my passion for entrepreneurship and building communities through creating sustainable businesses. Under the banner of my God-Inspired Agency, Articulate Consulting, I couple effectual prayer and a diligent work ethic to help entrepreneurs, small businesses and non-profit organizations implement bold and strategic plans to reach their audiences and yield profound social impact.

 

THIS IS CHARISMA

… A super DIY’er and home décor lover.

… Hooked on Chocolate. Chunky Watches. Books & Shoes.

… If TV is on it’s Law & Order, Criminal Minds, or the ID Channel.

… Will take a cup of coffee over any beverage any day.

… Enjoys cultural experiences (Int’l travel, history, music, art, politics, food, etc)

… An “around the way” girl in every sense of the word. Can go downtown or uptown and feel comfortable in either setting.

… I loooooove to dance to everything from Gospel to Trap Music. Albeit nowadays it’s a lot slower and less physically engaging.

… Fashion & Beauty Aficionado.

… “Hostess that does the Mostest” is my official title. Regardless the occasion, there usually is a tablecloth involved.

… SPADES QUEEN!! Don’t debate me on this.

… Chronically late everywhere (Told you I’m still a work in progress)

Let’s connect and impact this world together.


Our Method

We know that as women we are bombarded with tasks and to-dos competing for our time and attention. So naturally when we are juggling our roles as mothers, wives, business owners, ministry leaders or just women trying to manage a home and career strengthening our relationship with Christ can fall to the wayside.  However, this is the most detrimental thing that can happen as you are living out your faith in this chaotic culture. It is vital to be in tune with God if we are going to learn to thrive and not just survive.

We endeavor to make growing in your faith fun and full of great experiences with Godly women.  We do this by providing a regular stream of podcasts, blogs, and online studies that are relevant to our current culture but chock full of God’s word and principles for Godly living.  Additionally, we host as well as attend fun local events to help us form strong bonds of sisterhood and friendship.  It is our desire that as we grow in our faith that we also enlarge our tents so as to invite other women along the journey to grow alongside us.




What we Believe about our Faith



About the Christian Life
We believe all Christians should live for Christ and not for themselves. By obedience to the Word of God and daily yielding to the Spirit of God, every believer should mature and be conformed to the image of Christ.

About the Church
We believe that the church is the body of Christ, of which Jesus Christ is the head. The members of the church are those who have trusted by faith the finished work of Christ. The purpose of the church is to glorify God by loving him and by making him known to the lost world.


About the Scriptures
We believe the entire Bible is the inspired Word of God and that men were moved by the Spirit of God to write the very words of Scripture. Therefore, we believe the Bible is without error.

About God
We believe in one God who exists in three distinct persons: Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. We believe that Jesus Christ is the second member of the Trinity (the Son of God) who became flesh to reveal God to humanity and to become the Savior of the lost world.

About Humanity
We believe that all people were created in the image of God to have fellowship with him but became alienated in that relationship through sinful disobedience. As a result, people are incapable of regaining a right relationship with God through their own efforts.

About Salvation
We believe that the blood of Jesus Christ, shed on the cross, provides the sole basis for the forgiveness of sin. Therefore, God freely offers salvation to those who place their faith in the death and resurrection of Christ as sufficient payment for their sin.