BRENDA DUKES and her husband, Billy of 28 years reside in Columbia, SC. Together they have two sons, one daughter, one daughter-in-law and 4 grandchildren. She is recently retired from the hair industry as a stylist of 36 years. As an intercessor, with a strong prophetic gift and a passion for evangelism, she loves to worship the Lord and equip the body of Christ to take risks and reach out to the lost through God's supernatural power encounters. She spent four years preaching the Good News of Jesus’ love weekly to the teen girls in Dept. of Juvenile Justice (DJJ). She served in several ministry areas for 7 years at Christian Life Church in Columbia, SC which included alter prayer team, teaching various classes and workshops within the church and South Carolina School of Leadership (SCSL) and leading the Treasure Hunt Outreach for SCSL. She graduated from the Bethel Atlanta School of Supernatural Ministry 1st year program. She has traveled to and participated in several training seminars and schools including “Global Awakening Empowered School” lead by Randy Clark and “Love and Power School” with Todd White. In the fall of 2015 she founded Odyssey of the ARK ministries along with receiving her credentials as a licensed minister. She is the founder / leader of Kingdom of Heaven Conferences held twice a year and a unique equipping workshop called Prophetic Training thru ART that is held in different venues and churches throughout South Carolina with plans to travel to other states in the near future. She is currently active with her local church family, 12 Springs Community Church in West Columbia, SC.