Meet The Authors of Breakthrough Moments

Gilles Gentley

Gilles Gentley, born in Newport, Vermont, has a heart for redemption and a passion for seeing people grow in their calling. For seventeen years, Gilles has been working in the field of faith-based recovery from addiction, earning him a reputation as a respected voice in that field. He is currently the lead pastor, and occasional bass player, at Catalyst Church in Jericho, Vermont. Gilles is married to his bride, Sarah, and between the two of them, they have six children and one grandchild. Gilles is also a terrible golfer, a lover of the Montreal Canadians, and enjoys fantasy football.

Dr. Portia Basham

Portia Basham, popularly called Lady Portia, is a mother, strategist, and empowerment coach, who ministers the Gospel with complete confidence, radiance, and grace. Portia is a savvy entrepreneur and hospitality expert with more than twenty-five years of experience. She is the CEO and Founder of “The Purposed Woman Coaching and Online Agency.” Portia resides in South Florida with her husband and their two adorable children.

Janice Jordan

Janice Jordan is a woman after God’s own heart. With her BIG servant’s heart everything she does is done with integrity and love. Currently, Janice manages the bookkeeping and accounting business her and her husband own. Janice loves her titles of wife, sister, aunt, grandmother, great grandmother, and friend. Yet the title she loves the most is God’s daughter. Janice and her husband live in Sacramento, CA and love to share their home with their three awesome fur babies (cats)!

Cynthia Beckles

Cynthia Beckles is an award-winning marketing expert with a record of developing strategy, products, and public relations for organizations including Toastmasters International, Tyson Foods, and Blimpie International. Cindy is also a 5-time best-selling co-author on Amazon.Cynthia’s integrated marketing approach empowers coaches and companies to implement what is best, not what is hottest. With 15 years of marketing experience and a diverse educational background, you are in great hands with Cindy to grow your business!

Dottie Eller

Dottie Eller is first a Christ-follower then wife, mother, multi-passionate entrepreneur, and volunteer. As CEO of her health and healing ministry, 365 Living, she inspires healthy living-spirit, body, and mind- so women can experience the healing power of Christ. She has personally experienced God’s healing power and now has a passion to share His love, hope, and healing with others.She is also CEO of Dot’s Business Boutique where she provides virtual assistant support services so Kingdom Entrepreneurs can focus more on carrying out the vision for their business and focus less on the behind-the-scenes, administrative responsibilities. In Dottie’s free time, you can find her supporting and volunteering at the House of Pearls Christ-centered, addiction recovery home.

E. Anita Newman

E. Anita Newman, DTM is a speaker and trainer with Maxwell Leadership Team, professional emcee, and author of “You Have to Speak. Now What?” She has co-authored several books, including “Dare to Rise Above Mediocrity,” featuring the world’s #1 Motivational Speaker, Dr. Les Brown.A Distinguished Toastmaster and former Division Director at Toastmasters International, Anita enjoys competing in speech competitions and has won the Humorous Speech Championship for West Palm Beach. She is the emcee at a 1,200-seat performing arts theater in Florida, where she has introduced many renowned entertainers. Visit her website at

Kenya Williams

Kenya Williams is an author who loves music, poetry, and films. As a little child, Kenya began to write stories and poems. Infatuated by music lyrics and creative writing, Kenya was inspired to become a lyricist and writer. The best source of expression for Kenya is spoken word, a craft he has developed through childhood, hoping to inspire people.Follow Kenya on Instagram: @kenyawilliams13

Bonita L. Williams

Bonita L. Williams is a servant of God, whose passion is spreading the Good News of the gospel of Jesus Christ with all she meets. Her greatest desire is to utilize her God given gifts to make a positive difference in the lives of others. As a wife, mother, grandmother, Bible Study teacher, author and conference speaker she has committed her life to instructing, inspiring and encouraging women of faith. Bonita founded Faithful Sisters Movement Ministry (FSM) in 2013 as a ministry for women of all ages. The purpose of the ministry is to lift up the Name of Jesus Christ and to provide a way for God’s daughters to nuture their God given gifts.

Paula Short

Paula considers herself an ordinary Christian woman traversing through the wilderness of an everyday mess. She is a retired Social Worker with a BSW who lives in Western Pennsylvania with her emotional support dog, a spoiled, amusing, delightful beagle named Little Girl. She has two adult daughters off doing their own thing. She does not believe that anyone is too far gone for Jesus to reach them. Paula’s just a disciple with a message blogging for His Kingdom. She writes about what Jesus touches and puts on her heart and hopes that you may find an encouraging word too. You can find Paula at Simply Coffee & Jesus,

Tammy Bolton

Tammy Bolton is the co-founder of The Pink Frog Foundation to help in the fight against breast cancer. The foundation’s mission includes providing support to breast cancer patients. Tammy and her husband Robert, founder of R.H. Bolton, Inc. ( a thriving public relations and event management firm based in Atlanta, have produced several special events to raise funds to help find a cure for breast cancer.

Phyllis Calderon

Mrs. Phyllis is a wife, mother, business owner, teaching artist, violin performer, contractor, and author of the book Stop Sitting and Stand.As the owner of A Touch of Classical Plus, Inc., a private music studio, she teaches strings and piano. Mrs. Phyllis believes that no one is ever too young or too old to learn an instrument. She brings programming to various schools and homeschool communities and most enjoys performing as a worship violinist. Mrs. Phyllis enjoys writing, performing with her son, and spending time with her husband. She holds degrees from the American Conservatory of Music and Liberty University.

Ebonie T. Pritchett - Author of Win Win Thinking

Ebonie T. Pritchett has served with distinction as a police officer
for Washington D.C.’s Metropolitan Police Department and is
widely known as a leader of note in her community.

Dr. Katherine E. James

Dr. Katherine E. James celebrates 39 years of marriage to her high school sweetheart. Together they have one birth son, daughter in love, many heart children, several grandchildren and amazing family and an extensive group of friends (framily). She loves Poppa-God and is an associate pastor at Shiloh Deliverance Church International in Detroit.She is privileged to serve as a licensed professional counselor, university, and seminary professor; and is a published author, speaker, community leader, and soul midwife (supporting others in their selflove). She treasures healthy relationships. Katherine practices loving herself first to assure there is an overflow of love to share with others.

Karen Gruber

International coach for spiritual entrepreneurs and healers, #1 best-selling, award-winning author.Since 2005, Karen has helped hundreds of women get crystal clear on how to structure their soul-aligned business so they can magnetize their dream clients and earn explosive, consistent income. Her unique approach to leadership emphasizes the inherent power women have when they embrace the potency of taking an active role in creating the reality they desire. Grounded in her Active Feminine Formula™ and focused on maximizing the potential of each woman’s zone of brilliance, Karen’s clients create successful, authentic businesses that are spiritually fulfilling and financially rewarding.

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