Martha Harris is a native of Philadelphia, PA, raised in Darby, PA. and currently resides in Willingboro, NJ. She is a widow, mother of two adults, grandmother of five and great grandmother of two. She accepted the Lord Jesus Christ as her persoal Savior in 1979 at Deliverance Evangelistic Church, Burlington, NJ under the leadership of Pastor Eric F. Ricks.
Martha enrolled in Bible School at the Mount Airy Church of God under the leadership of Elder E. Morris where she studied basic Bible. She graduated from the Deliverance Evangelistic Bible Institute with a diploma from Evangelistic Teacher Training Associate (ETTA) and also received a certificate in General Theology. Apostle Eric F. Ricks ordained her as a Minister of the Gospel in June 2010.
She was employed at Albert Einstein Medical Center in Philadelphia, PA for 25 years in several different positions. She interacted with numerous individuals to include physicians, patients, family menbers and fellow employes. Individuals have accepted Christ through her ministry, prayers and encouragements. She retired as a financial counselor in 2005.
The Lord has blessed Martha to welcome into her home teenage boys and girls from the Lester A. Drenk Behavioral Center. She cares for and ministers to them as lead by the Lord. She maintains a motherly bond with them as they mature, graduate and become independent adults, gainfully employed and able to live alone. Some have become parents.
Martha has worked in public relations and served on several Borads to include Christian Women's Broadcasting Ministry, Caring and Sharing Workshop, Inc. and Eternal Life through Jesus Christ Ministries Inc. She remains actively involved in her church, Faith Deliverance Worship Center, as Director of the Women's Ministry entitled W.O.V.E.N (Women of Virtune Empowered to Nuture). She attends Bible Study, teaches Sunday School and has directed Vacation Bible School and Children's Church for many years.
Through life's journey Martha has learned to trust God. Her personal testimony has taught her to believe that nothing is too hard for the Lord. Her favorite scripture is Psalm 18:2 "the Lord is my rock and my fortress and my deliverer, my God, my strength, in whom I will trust, my shield and the horn of my salvation, my stronghold.