From the Projects to the Pulpit: God's Grace Is Sufficient
In this book, Author, Father, and Minister Derrick Miliner discuss his life. Miliner presents how he grew up in the south and how he learned to use drugs and alcohol at an early age. The projects were a place he started hanging out at the age of thirteen. From the Project to the Pulpit describes the life of decisions that led Derrick to: The projects Drugs and alcohol The Christ his mother introduced him to early The calling to ministry The pulpit Each chapter describes his life in detail and how God moved him to depend on strength, hope, and love. Derrick gives details of how he overcame the several addictions that a lot of young black males are faced with. Drugs, alcohol, womanizing, and faith in God are some of the most abused issues for young black males growing up in the south.
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God bless you Brother Derick. As i was reading a little about your book. The holy led me to reveal something to you. You mention Pastor Gary C. Patterson, former Army Chaplin. Drill Sargeant Wallace Bennett Jr, is the founder of the Gospel Service. He started a choir that was know as the VOICES OF THEBRIGADE, that became very well know and popular that birth out the Gospel services on Ft. Sam San Antonio, Texas. From 1988-1993 the VOB was voted for 5 years the community choir of the year and won many other awards. This was the actual birth of the Gospel Service by Drill Sargeant Wallace Bennett and Janice Bennett (overseer). Drill Sargeant Bennett was given orders by Major Gibilisco to surrender the organization that he founded over to chaplin Gary Patterson. They laid hands on him and than gave him orders to release himself from the choir and church he started. There's alot people dont know what happened behind the sene at ft. sam. Google Drill Sargeant Wallace Bennett jr and you will see in the left bottom corner of the news paper Drill Sargeant Wallace Bennett Jr Master of ceremony for the Voices Of Antioch choir 10th Anniversary. So anything from 1988-until now is a seed that was sown than. So want to recognize the true birthing parents of the Gospel service
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