Drs. Joe and Kathy are the Founders of Business Empowered International Chamber of Commerce and the visionaries of the City Calling Global Initiative where they serve in helping others to answer the call of God to transform their city. Dr. Joe has served in ministry for the past 44 years. He serves as the presiding apostle of Turning Point Fellowship Ministries Intl Church in Canton, Mississippi where Clara Thompson is Senior Pastor. Together Drs. Joe and Kathy serve as Senior Leaders at The Gathering Place at Turning Point, a ministry of empowerment, healing and deliverance that transform others mind, body and spirit and equips them for their calling and destiny. Dr. Kathy is an entrepreneur at heart, owning several businesses including SOMA Coaching & Consulting, LLC, iBUD Foundation, Miss. Junior Teen Mississippi Hospitality Pageant, the Best of Mississippi Awards and SafeHouse Emporium (online store). Drs. Joe & Kathy have been married for the past 16 years and they share the parenthood of 15 children and 38 grandchildren.