Today only 40% of American families eat meals together, while a generation ago 80% of families ate meals together. Family meals are fundamental gateways to connectedness and imparting life lessons that are building blocks in sustaining our moral sense of purpose and direction. During meals we touch, listen and talk.
Rochelle was raised in Dallas, Texas by a single mother and a loving set of Grandparents, were she received a solid foundation in faith. Her Grandmother (Bigmama) was a driving force in her life that showed her with prayer and faith anything is possible. Often while preparing a meal and at dinner, Bigmama would tell stories that challenged her to reach for nothing less than her full potential. Bigmama would often say, “you have many choices to make, but remember the results are yours to experience;” and Rochelle has experienced many things. She is a graduated from Dallas Baptist University with a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice and a Master of Public Administration. She received a Master of Divinity from Perkins School of Theology Southern Methodist University. And a Doctorate from Fuller Theological Seminar, in Pasadena, CA.