Min. Darlene Davis Hord: Daughters of Zion

Min. Darlene Davis-Hord
Min. Darlene Davis-Hord – Founder of Daughters of Zion-Women of Destiny Mentorship Program

SW: Tell us about your ministry

My Ministry is three fold.

 Program Director and Founder of the Daughters of Zion-Woman of Destiny Transformational Wellness Mentorship Program. This is a newly formed Non-Profit Corporation and Mentorship Program, in the South Florida area designed to teach, transform, refine, and empower young ladies into women of destiny. The program is called “Daughters of Zion- Woman of Destiny Transformational Wellness & Mentorship Program.” It is a Five (5) Month Training, motivational, and developmental mentorship program teaching ethics, core values, etiquette, and social skills. The program emphasis is on the internal and external developmental principles of wellness, social graces, etiquette, deportment, communication skills, financial management, basic nutrition, physical fitness and intimate mentoring interactions. The primary focus of the program is to help transform young ladies into powerful creative women of destiny focusing on the “whole woman…body, soul and spirit.” The emphasis is taken from Titus 2, where the older women are encouraged to train the younger women on how to be women of noble character and grace. We are teaching ladies how to become women of excellence wherever they are called to function. Most are in preparation for marriage, community outreach, ministry, the arts and business opportunities in the marketplace. DOZ-WOD is a biblically based program using as the scriptural basis; Jeremiah 29:11 “For I know the thoughts (plans) that I think towards you, says the Lord, thoughts of peace and not evil to give you a future and hope.”  Romans: 8:30 “For whom He called He predestined, these He also called whom He called, these He also justified and whom He justified these He glorified. ” Titus 2: 3-4 “Likewise, teach the older women to be reverent in the way they live not to be slanderous or addictive to wine but to teach what is good. They should urge the younger women to love their husbands and children to be self-controlled and pure, to be busy at home, to be kind and to be subject to their husband, so that no one will malign the word of God.”                                                                                                         

After completion of this program all participants showcase what they have learned in a fabulous 1st class “Coming out High Tea Party,” where they are presented to family and friends upon completion of the program. Hats, gloves, pearls, and all. The Daughter of Zion team consists of 14 fourteen powerful Women that are Professionals, Doctors, lawyers, Educators, and entrepreneurs or Ministers of the Gospel. Operating under His grace, power, and anointing to teach, refine, mentor and help catapult participants into purpose as “Daughters of the King in the process of becoming Women of Destiny.”

In 2006 DOZ was first formed as a prophetic intercessory prayer group of women who interceded for nations, leaders, the body of Christ and individual families. In 2015 we launched out to minister to the needs of several young ladies requesting mentorship.  The Lord directed us to launch our first Mentorship program as a 3-4-month pilot program with 15 Mentees and 8 Mentors culminating into the 1st ever Commemorative Hight Tea Graduation event to a sold-out crowd of 215 attendees at Jacaranda Club in Plantation, Florida. The keynote speaker was Dr. Roslyn Artis President of Florida Memorial University.  In 2016 DOZ-WOD transformed into a full 5-month program, May-October with eighteen (18) Mentees and fourteen (14) Mentors. Once again, a sold out Commemorative High Tea Graduation event at The Carolina Country Club with 285 persons in attendance with Dr. Belinda, the Editor and publisher of Shulamite Women Magazine as our keynote speaker.  This year DOZ-WOD is the recipient of   several social and governmental commendations; Ms. Shirley Feliz, representing Congresswoman Frederica Wilson, indicated that the Congresswoman would read the commendation acknowledging the DOZ-WOD program and event into the Congressional Record, which makes the commendation significantly unique. In addition to the Congressional Commendation, the Prime Minister of the Bahamas, Hon. Perry G. Christie, Commissioner Dennis C. Moss of Miami, Commissioner Dale V. C. Holness, Broward County, and Joyce Bryan, Vice Mayor, Margate, each provided special commendations to the DOZ-WOD Program Director. DOZ-WOD Program also had an opportunity to conduct a special session in Aruba this June and is in the planning stages of conducting a mini program in Aruba and Nassau Bahamas in 2017.

Additionally, I am a recent author of a Book called “Dwelling in the Secret Place”  Intimacy with God through Prayer. It is a book on Prayer. It is as book on my intimate walk with God through Prayer and the significant impact prayer has had on my life and my calling as a Prophetic Intercessor, Teacher, Life Purpose Coach, Mentor & Writer. I share some of the principles that the Lord has taught me over the last 30 years of my spiritual journey. It is a practical book with experiential nuggets on What is prayer, Hindrance to prayer, the different types of prayers, prayers in relationships, the prayer watches Our Father prayers etc. The book also describes basic strategies for setting up a war room/prayer room, and intercessory prayer group. The book forward is written by Bishop Henry Fernandez of the Faith Center and features special quotes from numerous theologians on prayer in each chapter. The book was edited by my husband Minister Horace Hord Jr., and is dedicated to my late Father Donald W. Davis of which a school is named after in the Bahamas as well as my Spiritual father the late Dr. Myles Munroe.  The book has 12 chapters ending in specific prayers of declarations, it also has a companion work book to accompany it.  It is currently available on amazon.com and Barnes & Noble.com.

I am also a Certified Life Purpose Coach. My certification is through the Life Purpose Institute of San Diego California under the International Coach Federation. My practice as a Life Purpose Coach will be set up to assist clients in fulfilling their Destiny by, unlocking the Doors to Purpose and finding their Personal Truth! There are times in life that we seem to become stuck in time and circumstances not knowing who we are or what we are called to do. What is your purpose? As a Life Purpose coach, I will work with clients to help them become unstuck and to design a plan to begin to advance toward fulfilling their diviner purpose, whether it is in their career in the marketplace, in Ministry or in the arts.

How did this call come to fruition in your life?

My Call to  a Prophetic Intercessor, Teacher, writer and Ministry of the Gospel,  I believe, came about in my life in the midst of prayer. Having rededicated my life to the Lord, during trials, hurts, pain, shame, and brokenness, He extended His hand of love and healed, delivered and empowered me to launch out to teach and empower others to walk into their purpose and destiny.

You see at the age of 10 in a little roman Catholic church in the Bahamas I told the Lord I wanted to serve Him, but strayed far and wide over the world and in varies industries; tourism and hospitality, fashion, and the entertainment industry even Miss Universe in 1980. But I was empty and broken wearing many masks in the process.

Amid abusive relationship, low self-esteem, depression and a drunken stupor I cried out to God in October of 1997, He picked me up out of the mire and my journey of healing and transformation began. I traveled and lived in Toronto Canada, Vancouver British Columbia, Los Angeles California and lastly in Fort Lauderdale Florida. During this time the Lord guided me where I was able to receive sound biblical teaching, counselling, therapy  and inner healing.  This was not always an easy journey but by His grace “I am an overcomer by the blood of the Lamb and the word of my testimony.”  In the midst of depression and financial failures and the pain of abusive relationships, being held hostage and running for my life at gun-point, and numerous suicidal attempts, I was able to walk in wholeness.

 I was exposed to numerous Prophetic ministries, my spiritual Father was the late Dr. Myles Munroe and I was also mentored by Bishop Neil Ellis, Pastors Andre and Sandra Crouch, coached by Dr Cindy N. Trimm and sat under Bishop Clarence McClendon and currently with Bishop Henry Fernandez of The Faith Center International, where I serve along with my husband Horace Hord Jr. The last 10 years were spent in a consecrated life as sanctified single woman until the age of 50 when the Lord finally allowed my Boaz to find me as I was busy singing on the praise team with Jonathan Nelson at the Faith Center and teaching at The Henry Fernandez Biblical Institute. I married in 2010 to Horace C. Hord Jr., and we were ordained in 2012 as a Ministers of the gospel. Today I believe I finally launched out into my ordained purpose and have a passion to help others. The DOZ-WOZ Transformational Wellness Mentorship Program, was given to me while in consecration at home in the Bahamas six years ago, but now the acceptable time for this program to come to fruition during this season of my life along with my first book “Dwelling in the secret Place.”

SW: Share some of the difficulties and challenges you faced establishing this ministry.

I believe my whole life was in preparation of for this ministry, DOZ-WOD Mentorship program, to teach and flow as a prophetic intercessor, and author books. It was and still is not an easy task but I know the grace of God is on my life and the fulfillment I feel tells me I am in Purpose and it was worth it all! As the old hymn by John Newton Amazing Grace says, “Through many dangers, toils and snares I have already come; Tis grace has bought me safe thus far, and grace shall lead me home.” It is Gods amazing grace that has kept me, His favor and guidance has divinely connected me with the right people to walk with me in this ministry and I have an awesome team that helps with the right Mentors, interested Mentees, some sponsorship and an understanding husband.  But to answer your question, my testimony speaks for itself, the difficulties and challenges dealt with during my journey have led me this far to fulfill my Purpose!

However, some challenges still exist relating to insufficient finances to fund this program, Mentors to assist with the Mentoring process, a production team etc.

SW: Share a word of encouragement for others who might be facing the similar difficulties.

Trust God and wait in Him. This vision was given to me back in 2004 at a time of consecration in Freeport Grand Bahama, but it was an appointed time for the manifestation.

Your test can indeed be turned into your testimony, and indeed a blessing for others. I never dreamed that the hurt, pain and shame of my journey or emotional, physically and spiritual abuse being held hostage and running for my life at gunpoint, I would end up serving God, at peace and fulfilled in helping others find their purpose!

It is through Prayer and an intimate walk with God that you can be made whole

 It is worship that gives you access to the Secret Place in God, but it is through prayer that you can dwell and abide under the shadow of the Almighty and receive healing, restoration guidance, provision and blessing.

SW: Any closing words you’d like to share with our audience?

Call on Him and He will answer you!!

Every Prophetic word comes to propel you into purpose.  After you have received the Prophetic word your journey of preparation begins. Do not try to run ahead of God or help Him. Wait  on the Lord and He shall direct your path. Wait on God and you shall mount up like wings of an eagle. (Isaiah 40)

 

Profile photo of SW
SW

Shulamite Women Magazine is an online, interactive style magazine covering an array of issues today's believing women are faced with. We publish a generous variety of monthly columns, including topics which span from women's health and fitness, prayer and spirituality, to inner healing, family and relationships, marketplace and much more. Our interactive features include: a live prayer dropbox; facebook ' hot topics' mini-blogs; and our group text blasts.

55 Comments
  1. A very strong testimony . It goes to show almighty God’s mercy. Min Darlene God is always in control. I am glad and inspired.

  2. That is very interesting, You are an excessively skilled blogger. I have joined your rss feed and sit up for searching for extra of your magnificent post. Additionally, I’ve shared your website in my social networks!

  3. I have not checked in here for a while since I thought it was getting boring, but the last several posts are great quality so I guess I’ll add you back to my everyday bloglist. You deserve it my friend 🙂

  4. Very nice post. I just stumbled upon your blog and wished to mention that I’ve really enjoyed browsing your weblog posts. In any case I will be subscribing on your feed and I am hoping you write again very soon!

  5. You’re certainly correct, I would really like to discover more on this subject! I am as well interested in kik for computer since I think it is quite trendy nowadays. Keep up the good work!

  6. Thank you very much for discussing this info, I bookmarked this website. I’m additionally seeking out tips about lucky patcher download for android, have you any idea where I can find a thing such as that? I’ll come back very soon!

  7. Hi! This post could not be written any better! Reading through this post reminds me of my old room mate! He always kept chatting about this. I will forward this page to him. Fairly certain he will have a good read. Many thanks for sharing!

  8. Many thanks for sharing this, I bookmarked this page. I’m also in need of info regarding vshare download, are you aware the place where I might find something such as that? I’ll return in a little while!

  9. There are amazing modifications on the structure of the website, I really like it! My own is dealing with mobogenie download and currently there are quite a lot of stuff to do, I’m still a newcomer in web development. Cheers!

  10. It was amazing reading this article and I think you are entirely right. Let me know in the event that you’re thinking of kik for mac, this is my major competency. I’m hoping to check back with you soon, bye for now!

  11. Hello there! This is my very first comment here so I really wanted to give a fast hello and say I really enjoy reading your posts. Can you suggest any other websites which cover pokemon go android download? I am also extremely fascinated with that thing! Appreciate it!

  12. You are completely correct. I really liked looking through this article and I will come back for more straight away. My own site is about download vshare for iphone, you might check it out if you happen to be still interested in that.

  13. Terrific post however I was wondering if you could write a litte more on this topic? I’d be very grateful if you could elaborate a little bit further. Bless you!

  14. My partner and I stumbled over here different page and thought I might as well check things out. I like what I see so now i’m following you. Look forward to going over your web page yet again.

  15. Hi there, i read your blog occasionally and i own a similar one and i was just wondering if you get a lot of spam feedback? If so how do you reduce it, any plugin or anything you can recommend? I get so much lately it’s driving me mad so any assistance is very much appreciated.

  16. I just want to mention I’m new to blogging and really enjoyed your web-site. Very likely I’m want to bookmark your website . You surely have awesome stories. Thanks a bunch for revealing your web-site.

  17. Nice weblog here! Additionally your website so much up fast! What web host are you using? Can I am getting your associate link for your host? I wish my web site loaded up as fast as yours lol

  18. Faytech North America is a touch screen Manufacturer of both monitors and pcs. They specialize in the design, development, manufacturing and marketing of Capacitive touch screen, Resistive touch screen, Industrial touch screen, IP65 touch screen, touchscreen monitors and integrated touchscreen PCs. Contact them at http://www.faytech.us, 121 Varick Street,3rd Floor,New York, NY 10013,+1 646 205 3214

  19. Its like you read my thoughts! You seem to grasp so much about this, like you wrote the guide in it or something. I think that you just could do with some percent to drive the message house a bit, but instead of that, that is wonderful blog. A great read. I’ll definitely be back.

  20. I’m curious to find out what blog system you happen to be working with? I’m having some minor security problems with my latest blog and I’d like to find something more secure. Do you have any recommendations?

  21. Attractive section of content. I just stumbled upon your weblog and in accession capital to assert that I acquire in fact enjoyed account your blog posts. Any way I’ll be subscribing to your augment and even I achievement you access consistently rapidly.

  22. Have you ever considered about adding a little bit more than just your articles? I mean, what you say is fundamental and everything. Nevertheless think of if you added some great photos or video clips to give your posts more, “pop”! Your content is excellent but with pics and clips, this website could undeniably be one of the most beneficial in its niche. Fantastic blog!

  23. Whats Happening i’m new to this, I stumbled upon this I’ve discovered It positively helpful and it has aided me out loads. I hope to contribute & help different customers like its helped me. Great job.

  24. I needed to send you a little bit of observation to be able to thank you as before considering the pleasing solutions you’ve provided in this case. This has been generous with you to supply extensively all many individuals could have marketed as an e book to end up making some dough for themselves, principally now that you might well have tried it in the event you desired. These things in addition served as the great way to comprehend other people online have a similar keenness the same as my personal own to understand lots more with regards to this problem. I am sure there are thousands of more pleasurable occasions ahead for folks who discover your site.

  25. Its like you read my mind! You appear to know a lot about this, like you wrote the book in it or something. I think that you can do with some pics to drive the message home a little bit, but instead of that, this is fantastic blog. A great read. I will definitely be back.

  26. Hi there! I understand this is kind of off-topic however I had to ask. Does building a well-established blog like yours require a large amount of work? I’m brand new to blogging however I do write in my journal daily. I’d like to start a blog so I can share my own experience and thoughts online. Please let me know if you have any ideas or tips for brand new aspiring bloggers. Appreciate it!

  27. Sweet blog! I found it while browsing on Yahoo News. Do you have any tips on how to get listed in Yahoo News? I’ve been trying for a while but I never seem to get there! Cheers

  28. My brother suggested I might like this website. He was totally right. This put up actually made my day. You cann’t imagine simply how so much time I had spent for this info! Thanks!

  29. you’re actually a good webmaster. The web site loading pace is incredible. It seems that you’re doing any unique trick. In addition, The contents are masterpiece. you’ve done a fantastic job on this topic!

  30. It really is ideal occasion to construct some intentions for the long-run. I have read through this piece of writing and if I could, I want to suggest you couple enlightening recommendation.

  31. Thanks for the sensible critique. Me and my neighbor were just preparing to do some research about this. We got a grab a book from our area library but I think I learned more from this post. I’m very glad to see such fantastic information being shared freely out there.

  32. Wonderful paintings! This is the kind of information that are supposed to be shared across the web. Shame on Google for no longer positioning this put up higher! Come on over and visit my web site . Thank you =)

  33. you are in reality a good webmaster. The website loading velocity is incredible. It seems that you’re doing any unique trick. Also, The contents are masterwork. you’ve performed a great job on this subject!

  34. Hi, i think that i saw you visited my web site thus i came to “return the favor”.I am trying to find things to improve my site!I suppose its ok to use a few of your ideas!!

  35. Hey just wanted to give you a quick heads up. The text in your content seem to be running off the screen in Safari. I’m not sure if this is a format issue or something to do with web browser compatibility but I thought I’d post to let you know. The layout look great though! Hope you get the problem fixed soon. Thanks

  36. I was recommendedsuggested this blogwebsiteweb site by my cousin. I amI’m not sure whether this post is written by him as no onenobody else know such detailed about my problemdifficultytrouble. You areYou’re amazingwonderfulincredible! Thanks!

  37. Undeniably believe that which you stated. Your favorite reason appeared to be on the net the easiest thing to be aware of. I say to you, I certainly get irked while people consider worries that they just do not know about. You managed to hit the nail upon the top and also defined out the whole thing without having side effect , people can take a signal. Will likely be back to get more. Thanks

  38. The experience of hill bashing feels far superior amid the night desert safari Dubai where you get the chance to witness the excellence of the setting orangish-yellow sun offering a sight worth catching despite the fact that you can likewise appreciate it amid the morning Dubai Desert Safari. So in the event that you are great at photography you can catch a lovely picture

  39. the enterprise doesn’t closes at riding the sandy tides as there are different attractions like trekking along Hatta Mountain and Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve. Hatta Mountain trek offers the absolute most beautiful perspectives that the city brings to the table inn Arabian style safari camps

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>

UA-31199541-1
X
Skip to toolbar