The Power of “Soul Sisters” by Ambassador Suzan Johnson Cook
Welcome to The Nancy Ferrari Show! It is with honor that I introduce you to my special guest, Ambassador Suzan Johnson Cook, author of Soul Sisters, who is a presidential adviser, pastor, theologian, author, activist, and academic. She has served as the United States Ambassador-at-Large for International Religious Freedom from April 2011 to October 2013.
Dr. Cook has had a wide-ranging career in a number of fields, serving as a policy adviser to President Bill Clinton and later to Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Henry Cisneros. Se is a dean and professor of communications at Harvard University, a professor of theology at New York Theological Seminary.
In addition, she is a pastor at a number of churches, a television producer, a sought-after speaker, and the author of nearly a dozen books, before being named Ambassador-at-Large for International Religious Freedom by President Barack Obama. She was also the first female senior pastor in the two-hundred-year history of the American Baptist Churches USA and a close friend of Coretta Scott King’s.
As an author of several books, Ambassador Cook shares her inspiration for writing her newly released book “Soul Sisters: Devotions for and from African American, Latina and Asian Women” from her heart, passion and compassion for the past three decades of devotion to helping women amplify their voices and bring healing to the world through women.
Nearly 50 women from diverse cultures and races contribute their stories, as women of faith seeking to connect with other women of faith.
As Ambassador Johnson Cook shares so beautifully ~
“This is the beginning. Be blessed by the rest. The blessed of us must help the rest of us.”
She is also a Democrat running to represent the people of New York’s 13th Congressional District in the United States Congress. To learn more about her campaign, visit her site: suzanjohnsoncookforcongress.com
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