Meet Apostle Dr. Muriel Fuqua
Apostle Dr. Muriel Fuqua stands as an unwavering beacon of inspiration across both professional and religious realms. With an unbridled passion and infectious enthusiasm, she serves as a certified motivational speaker, coach, and esteemed leadership/personal development trainer. Revered by many as a "Professional Pusher," Dr. Fuqua's mission is to propel individuals into the radiant embrace of their God-given destinies. Through her insightful guidance, she illuminates the path to self-discovery, unveiling the remarkable potential each person harbors within, and nurturing them to become invaluable contributors to society.
Beyond her role as a transformative motivator, Dr. Fuqua boasts the presence of an eloquent and poised professional emcee. At the helm of events, she orchestrates seamless experiences, ensuring every moment unfolds with grace and punctuality. Her prowess as an emcee has made her a highly sought-after figure over the past fifteen years, captivating and engaging audiences of all sizes with an electrifying energy that distinguishes her on both grand and intimate stages. Dr. Fuqua possesses the remarkable ability to infuse each event with a heartwarming touch, leaving an indelible mark on the memories of all who partake.
Dr. Fuqua's scholarly accomplishments are equally exceptional, having earned her PhD from International Seminary in Biblical Studies, and her B.A. and M.A. degrees from Jackson State University, majoring in English Literature. With a career spanning 35 years, she has dedicated herself to the instruction of English and African American Literature at Daytona State College (DSC), pioneering the first-ever African American Literature course taught at the institution.
As a trailblazing senior pastor of Word And Praise Family Church, Inc., for more than 23 years, Dr. Fuqua's spiritual leadership continues to nurture a thriving congregation. Her dedication extends further through her ownership of U-Will Grow Inc., a transformative platform where unengaged employees and church leaders find renewed purpose and direction under her professional, invigorating guidance. Her expertise extends to both team and one-on-one coaching and training, enhancing growth trajectories in remarkable ways. Notably, she has earned her Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Certification from Cornell University, a testament to her commitment to fostering inclusivity and unity.
Dr. Fuqua's influence also extends into the community, where she is a distinguished member of the Pilot Club of the Halifax Area, Inc. Appointed as a Board Member and entrusted with the role of Inspirational Leader, she continues to ignite positive change and uplift those around her.
At the heart of her incredible journey lies her unbreakable bond with Pastor Danny Fuqua, her cherished husband. Together, they embrace the joys of parenthood, nurturing two remarkable children, three beloved grandchildren, and a cherished daughter-in-law. Guided by the mantra, "Knowledge held within is dead knowledge. Share it with others, and then it is resurrected," Dr. Fuqua's legacy shines brightly, an embodiment of empowerment, growth, and unwavering love.