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December 17th: Mental Health and The Holidays

Dr. Sonja Sutherland and Kelly Jenkins visit the Blend! Dr. Sutherland is a fellow show host on IBNX and a Licensed Professional Counselor. Her and Kelly discuss how the holidays can affect the mentally ill or disturbed.

December 21st: The Black Man Panel

Apostle Reginald Moss, Graduate intern Kyle Wilson, and Tray Deadwyler discuss the issues plaguing the black men. Join us as we take a look into the perspective of the African American Man. 

Season 4 Episode 43: Gospel Recording Artist Roosevelt Boles

In this episode, we interview Gospel Recording artist Roosevelt Boles. We take a look into the world of Gospel music, his artistry, and journey to success. We also discuss the industry side of Gospel music, the prcoesses to ensure financial success and some looks into contracts. 

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Roosevelt Boles

Roosevelt Boles, Jr. born in Mount Vernon, New York, raised in Hampton, South Carolina has over time created what many are beginning to recognize as his musical genius. His love for the Lord and music propelled him down various avenues to help understand his purpose for his ministry.  Intrigued at a young age by strong musical influences, his senior release has been a long time coming and remains special for Roosevelt Boles.  Roosevelt has been fortunate to have projects released with Starrtraxx Production in Atlanta, Ga. Allowing him to release such singles “Show Me” which gained him Rhythm of Gospel winner “Male Artist of The Year” and R. Kelly “World’s Greatest” giving him Urban AC Radio traction as well.  Roosevelt has been blessed to share in song with Latocha Scott from the female pop group XSCAPE on Boles’ Sophomore CD entitiled “Mirror, Mirror”.  This project got incredible support of Dr. Bobby Jones and Atlanta’s own “Coco Brutha” of 93.5Fm/102.5 radio personality.  Roosevelt also appeared in Tyler Perry’s Motion Picture Witness Protection.  

Roosevelt was also nominated by Silver Dollar Production to opposite Rueben Studdard and Johnny Gill.  Toronto Gospel Magazine featured Roosevelt more than six months for his incredible contributions and incredible music gifts.  

Roosevelt has share the stage with gospel legends such as: Dr. Bobby Jones, Vanessa Bell Armstrong, Kim Burrell, Tye Tribett, Dorinda Clark-Cole, J. Moss, Beverly Crawford, Albertina Walker, Ricky Dillard, Byron Cage, Dottie Peoples, Leonard Scott, Shirley Murdock, Melvin Williams and a host of matriarchs.  

Roosevelt currently has been representing the USA for Global Competition as a Finalist(top 4) for the Voice Of McDonald’s(Over 1.6 billions submissions) where he holds the first to ever represent ATLANTA, Georgia. With incredible reviews by Wayne Brady and the entire 45,000 fans that gave Boles the only STANDING OVATION at the event. Roosevelt had the honors of being selected to sing the National Anthem for The ALTANTA FALCONS final home game where he received OUTSTANDING REVIEWS and AUDEIENCE APPLAUSE. Roosevelt was selected for international commercial with McDonald’s singing during a customer’s visit with video going viral in less than 24 hours. Evolving Roosevelt in the music arena to a level he has never been able to imagine.   

Monet Colbert

Monet Colbert is the creative and strategic force behind Shades of Monet®.  Shades of Monet® is a parent company to Shades of Monet Cosmetics, Monet & Company Salon and Shear Destiny. All companies are designed to pack a punch and inspire each individual to recognize that beauty can only be enhanced, not made, and is innate in all of us. Make-up and total image enhancements are valuable components of her products and services, but "finding beauty from within" coupled with her philanthropic approach the market is the most important element of Monet as an entrepreneur and as a woman of faith. She wants to use her companies to educate and serve as channels to promote self-confidence and encourage empowerment in both men and women as she takes beauty beyond the chair.

Tony Blackburn

Born in East Point, Georgia and raised in College Park, Georgia, Tony Blackburn attended both public and private schools in the local community. After high school he continued his degree studies in business management. With the birth of his first child he had to put his education on hold and pursued a career in transportation and logistics. Growing up in College Park, he saw firsthand the impact and suffering of the working poor, those with drug and alcohol addiction, and those with mental illness. So when his cousin, Drew Harwood, was going through a divorce and facing many challenges it was then that I encouraged Drew to help others in need and Hands Out for the Homeless was born. After over three years of serving the homeless and working poor in and around Atlanta we decided to incorporate our company and seek 501(c)3 non-profit status to assist in outside donations. We received our 501(c)3 status and continue to seek outside donations that are used for personal hygiene products, backpacks, tarps, and socks for the homeless. We also provide a mobile clothes closet for the homeless to select clothing from donations that we have setup on roll-away clothing racks to provide shopping experience feeling when picking out clothing. 

Gladys Agwai

Gladys Agwai spent 30 years as a corporate executive leader within IBM in the US, Nigeria, Ghana, and Kenya.  Her leadership experiences spanned across multiple functional areas, such as, Sales, Marketing, Financial, and Operations and key industries in Public Sector, Banking, Telecommunications, and Small Medium Enterprises. She received multiple top leadership and sales awards throughout her career.  She was sought out for an IBM Executive Loan program where she spent seven years working with the Atlanta Committee for the Olympic Games with game changing thought leadership on its resource strategy that was implemented for future Olympic games.  

In 2014, she decided to leverage these experiences and made a transformative transition into entrepreneurship as Founder & CEO of Ignite Within, LLC working with professionals and organizations bringing a global perspective to ensure clarity of purpose and objectives with an effective and sustainable plan to execute with confidence and success.  She is the author of IMPOSTER: Five Strategies to Your Authentic Self and co-author of Life Boosts: Strategies, Tactics, and Ideas to boost your wealth, health, and more!  Certified by John Maxwell and leveraging her global leadership experiences, Gladys is an authentic, engaging, and inspiring international speaker, coach, teacher, and strategist.  She provides inspirational enrichment programs related to self-discovery, leadership strategies and values, transformative transitions, and organizational strategy. Her speaking engagements have included: IBM, University of Chicago Health,  SCORE,/SBA, Georgia Minority Supplier Diversity Council (GMSDC), National Professional Womens Network, Project Management Institute, Atlanta Business League, Womens Entrepreneurial Opportunity Program (WEOP)   and in Africa – International Summit of Leaders, The American Womens Club, AfriGrowth Foundation, Nigeria Youth Service Corp (NYSC), 

Gladys holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration and a Master of Science in Leadership.  

Bishop Reginald Moss

  Point Ministries is blessed to have Apostle Dr. R. D. Moss as Presiding Prelate and Overseer of this growing movement. Apostle Moss is truly a man dedicated to the teaching and preaching of God's Word.  He is passionate about providing a life-giving church, focused on the simplicity of the Gospel and the power of an intimate relationship with a loving God.

 Apostle Moss' leadership skills are changing the way church is done and the way people respond to the Word of God. He is noted for his practical and dynamic teaching style that helps people apply the timeless truths of Scripture to their everyday lives. Most assuredly, Apostle Moss is a man called of God to this position. He has groomed and trained many sons and daughters in Ministry, creating a solid foundation in the lives of future leaders.  As a great leader himself, he emphasizes oneness, honor, and integrity among believers.

Apostle Moss was licensed and ordained by his father, the late Apostle Raymond Moss, Sr. founder of Back To The Bible M.R.F. Church, Inc.. Later receiving the appointment of successor to Apostle Moss. In 2009 Apostle Reginal Moss transitioned the congregation and established the current ministry, Point Of Grace Church International. Apostle Moss presses forward at "The City Of Grace" as a spiritual planter.  

Apostle Moss is a leader that believes in the love of family. In his personal life he is very proud to be married for 23 years to the love of his life, Lady Shawn Moss, who is an anointed psalmist and preacher. He is also the proud father of six amazing children.

Dr. Sonja Sutherland

In the field of counseling since 1998, and licensed since 2001, Dr. Sutherland has provided therapeutic services in the private practice, psychiatric residential, in-home, and outpatient mental health settings, for adolescents and adults, through individual, group, couples, and family therapy. Dr. Sutherland has specialized in working with adolescents, couples and families for the last 15 years. Her research has led to the development of a 10-week family conflict resolution and relationship restoration program geared towards improving intergenerational communication and relationship interaction between spouses, parents and children, and siblings.

During her years in the field, Dr. Sutherland has also served as a Director of Mental Health and Clinical Services for mid – large sized outpatient mental health organizations providing therapeutic intervention in the Cobb, Atlanta, and Stone Mountain areas. In this capacity, Dr. Sutherland provided strategic and financial direction, administrative oversight and accountability for clinical service provision, as well as clinical supervision for mental health professionals providing services to the community at large. Dr. Sutherland has been an Adjunct Professor at Kennesaw State University, and during the last several years has been involved in ongoing training of undergraduate and master’s level students entering the field. Dr. Sutherland provides clinical supervision services to clinicians pursuing licensure.

During the last 30 years, Dr. Sutherland has served as a guest lecturer, trainer and presenter for various state, regional and national counselor professional organizations including the SACES, ASERVIC, CAPS, GCCA, AMHCA, and LPCAGA. Additionally, she has worked with social, civic, educational and clinical organizations such as the University of Georgia, the Foster Families Treatment Association, the Woman’s Missionary Union of New York, the Women’s Missionary Union of the Southern Baptist Convention, the National Office for School Counselor Advocacy, Elite Women of Excellence, local churches, and various mental health agencies.