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A Single Woman’s Story :: A Discussion About Singleness, Mental Health, Celibacy, and Life with Mina Nyenke (pronounced N-Yen-Kay)

In a power packed interview,, our host takes on the heavy topics of singleness, celibacy, mental health and what life looks like for a Christian single in today’s hyper sexual culture. Mina Says, created by Ms Mina Nyenke, is a new platform that’s been created to give Christian singles a voice and both our host and our guest charge straight forward into the elephants in the room.  

A Few Key Ideas:

  • Before the serious stuff, we talked about Nigerian food (You’ve got to hear the interview – LOL!)!
  • Mental Health is a real issue.
  • Prayer is important, but sometimes professional counseling is important.
  • Mina mentioned The Diaspora (and many people may not be familiar with that, so here’s a reference.)
  • We talked about the levels of trauma that individuals could go through or experience.
  • We discussed whether the church is – inadvertently – keeping singles single.
  • “Sometimes it gets worse before it gets better.”

Links/Resources Mentioned (some items mentioned directly or indirectly through prior research):

If you desire to connect with Ms Mina Nyenke, the Guests, feel free to connect with her at @MinaSays on Instagram and Facebook

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About Our Host:

Christopher J. Harris, a native of Palatka, Fla., is currently Executive Pastor of Crossover Church of Tampa, Fla. He is also the Director of Administration & Vision Implementation overseeing the day to day operations of the Atlanta Headquarters office for Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship International. He’s served at ministries in Florida, South Carolina, North Carolina, and Chicago,IL. He’s an author and blogger and most recently wrote a book titled, Temporary Assignments. He’s an alumnus of Florida State University, University of South Carolina, special studies at Princeton Theological Seminary and doctoral work at Nova Southeastern University. Harris currently resides in Florida with his wife Dr Carmen J Harris and their children.

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You can see his Social media here on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Periscope, and LinkedIn ALL at @CJHarrisOne

Here are Christopher’s Theological Beliefs:

He is affiliated with the following organizations (among others): ,, , and  

Thank You’s:

My family for their commitment to the vision to inspire wisdom in others and release me to endeavors like this. To my Producer, Kevin Scullion. To Mina Nyenke for your transparency and launching into what God has for you! (Note: Want your name listed here? Leave a review of this podcast and you may find your name listed here…)