Episode 4

Published on:

6th May 2023

Domestic Violence: What? Who? The Church

This episode's topic is Domestic Violence. We have special guests:

REV. DELISHIA A. DAVIS, the pastor of Calloway United Methodist Church in Arlington, Virginia. Also, the founder of New Beginnings, a non-profit organization that provides assistance to domestic violence victims and their families in times of need in the Washington, DC Metropolitan office.

ROBIN JOHNSON (LCSW, LCSWC), First Lady of Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church of Alexandria. Also, a licensed clinical social worker in Maryland and Virginia. She has more than 25 years of experience working with adults and families. 

DR. CARL JOHNSON, pastor of Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church of Alexandria.

MINISTER MYRA COOK, leader of the Domestic Violence Ministry at Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church of Alexandria.

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About the Podcast

The Heart's Cry
Uncovering the hidden tools on how to live our best life, IN REAL LIFE!
We live in a world where image is everything. Where people have great lives on social media and at church or work and are miserable in real life. This podcast was created with the mission to get below the surface and truly help someone. Not just skin deep but truly increase the quality of life for the listeners.

We will have uncomfortable conversations, address messy topics, and perhaps even offend some with the purpose of giving our listeners the tools to live their best life and to the fullest. Jesus came that we might have life and have it more abundantly. A great life is our portion. So, join us as we journey to uncover the hidden tools on how to LIVE OUR BEST LIFE, IN REAL LIFE!

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Carl Johnson

Rev. Dr. Carl Johnson is a native of Richmond, Virginia. He attended Saint Paul’s College in Lawrenceville, Virginia where he received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Organizational Management in 1999. He is also a graduate of Virginia Union University School of Theology earning a Master of Divinity Degree in 2002. Dr. Johnson attended Howard University where he obtained his Doctor of Ministry in 2008. He is a member of the Alpha Sigma Lambda National Honor Society.
He has facilitated numerous leadership workshops for Deacons, Deaconess, Trustees, Men, Christian Education Directors, as well as youth and youth leaders. He has provided specialty workshops on Conflict Management and Congregational Studies throughout the country.
Dr. Johnson is married to the former Robin Taylor. He is the proud father of four children.
Dr. Johnson’s hypothesis is “If you put an end to oppression, to every gesture of contempt, and to every evil word; if you give food to the hungry and satisfy those who are in need, then the darkness around you will turn to the brightness of noon” (The Holy Bible, Isaiah 58:9-11).