The Biography of

Teresa Rolle Farnell, MA,SCC-C
aka  Resa Farnell

CEO Executive Director/Evangelist/Missionary/Motivational Speaker/Author
Through the guidance of the Holy Spirit; Founder of Zion's Daughters of Distinction Ministries Inc.
"Bringing youth, women and families out of captivity into the divine will and purpose of God"

Teresa Rolle Farnell was born on August 26, 1958 in Fort Pierce Florida. She attended public schools and graduated from Fort Pierce Central High School in Fort Pierce, Florida. She obtained her Associate degree from Indian River Community College, her Bachelor's Degree from Barry University and Master's Degree from Nova University. She taught in the Public School System in Fort Pierce and Okeechobee, Florida with 21+ combined years. Her past life experience includes being a clerk, secretary, teacher, consultative specialist, dean and principal of 3 (Level 4 & 5) District of Juvenile Justice Schools in Okeechobee. She has partnerships with Apostolic Temple International/Pastor Paul & Carol Dean, Home Instead Senior Care,Mustard Seeds Ministries, the Harvest Outreach Center, In the Image of Christ, a Provider for the Ryan White Patient Care (Pastorial & Grief Counselor) for the tri-county area and  many other organizations in the community and abroad. She is also on the Steering committee for the  HIV/AIDS Awareness and Florida State Partnership Speakers Bureau. Sister Teresa also is a phenomenal Healthy Self-concept facilitator and instructor spreading into other areas of the community, other counties, nationally and internationally. She is also a Certified Spiritual Christian Counselor, Domestic Violence Certified and received domestic violence training (APPA training: Community Corrections Response to Domestic Violence Guidelines For Practice) . She was on the Board of Directors for the Council of Social Agencies (COSA) on the Treasure Coast. Her community services also includes visiting clergy rep for Lawnwood Medical Center and Martin Memorial Hospital.  She is also the Founder of the JEWELS Program for Juveniles: At-risk Youth.  She has also received numerous awards for her leadership, philanthropy, evangelistic and humanitarian work in the community.

Teresa R. Farnell is the mother of two (2) sons and (3) daughters. She is also a proud grandmother. She has always attended church in her youthful and adult years, but she didn't accept Christ as her Personal Savior until September 1982. Through the guidance of her mother, at an early age she began to recognize she had a calling on her life, but she was patient and waited until her duties as a full-time mother had ceased in her home before she traveled abroaded. God called her into the ministry full-time under the approval and guidance of her Spiritual leader Pastor Kenneth Bell Sr and currently work with other leaders such as  Pastor Michael Collier with St. Matthew Missionary Baptist Church in Fort Pierce, Florida, Pastor William Bradley with Friendship Missionary Baptist Church of Vero Beach, Florida and many other leaders in the area and abroad. She also, with the permission of her overseer works with Bishops, Elders, Pastors, etc, of other affiliations in ministries all over the world. She is ordained and licensed in the ministry by God and also been accepted in a Doctoral Program of Biblical Studies and is a Certified liscensed Spiritual Christian Counselor (Pastoral and Christian Counseling).

Teresa R. Farnell is also a published author and playwright. Through her many gifts and talents, a vision for Zion's Daughters of Distinction Ministries Inc. (ZDOD) came directly from God, specifically for women (but not limited to) from all walks of life. ZDOD is an outreach non-profit 501 (c) 3 organization which focuses on the totality of youth, elderly and women (spiritually, mentally, physically, emotionally, and socially). ZDOD Ministries assists Spiritual leaders all over the world in evangelistic, teaching and preaching the Gospel (especially to youth, elderly and women but not limited too). Teresa does Healthy-Self Concept motivational and spiritual classes, workshops, conferences and revivals.This ministry is networking all over the nation, which has leaded her to a ZDOD's international missions in Kenya, Africa. Favorite quote: "I know I can't help everybody, but I can help the ones in front of me"

Mother Teresa . Teresa's life is now moving forward toward healing the broken hearted and mending those toward living instead of just existing.

Sister Farnell states, "This ministry is here to love you like Christ loves you."

Books she has written: The Camouflage of Delilah
Delilah Too!
Silent Predator
TAME "Killing My Intimacy"
"Inside-Out" coming soon

(These books can be purchase through our website: www.daughtersfaith.org, internet or at major bookstores) or contact Resa: resafarnell@msn.com.  you can also purchase a sign copy from her.
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" Out of Zion, the perfection of beauty, God hath shine."
Psalm 50:2 (KJV)

Now a member of  360 - Gifts In kind International


For questions or comments contact us at Daughtersfaith@bellsouth.net

Zion's Daughter's of Distinction Ministries Inc.
P.O. BOX 1567
Fort Pierce, FL 34954-1561