Kirstie and Kristie are powerful change agents in the lives of youth. Whether through music, public speaking, mentoring, or writing, they love to be God’s hands and feet in the lives of people.
In 2013, Kirstie and Kristie became nationally acclaimed as the co-valedictorians of Spelman College, with matching 4.0 GPA's. This accomplishment, a testament of their commitment to excellence, hard work, and God, continues to provide many platforms for them to pour into the lives of a multitude of students. Their story has been featured in numerous media sources, including ABC World News with Diane Sawyer, Fox & Friends, Fox 5, the Atlanta Journal Constitution, Essence Magazine, Ebony Magazine, National Public Radio, Radio One, and Emory University’s radio.
Kristie and Kirstie do inspirational speaking to young women, youth groups, and adults at traditional schools, alternative schools, mentoring programs, churches, non-profit organizations, and other events. They serve as youth pastors at Word of Faith Family Worship Cathedral and youth event coordinators, planning youth conferences, monthly worship and social events, youth retreats, small group discipleship, and volunteer coordination. In addition, they are directors in the music department, leading the Ignite Youth Worship Team, and overseeing the Ignite Youth Band. They are authors of Double Vals: The Keys to Success in College and Life Beyond. This book, endorsed by best-selling authors such as Dr. John C. Maxwell and Pastor Steven Furtick, is a captivating compilation of their wisdom and exciting stories from their extraordinary college journey. Kristie and Kirstie will continue expanding in exciting endeavors that connect with their passion for ministry, music, and people.
PastorsKirstie (Bronner) Foley & Kristie (Bronner) Brawley
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Dr. Nina Bronner
Dr. Nina Bronner, affectionately known as Dr. Nina, is the devoted wife of Bishop Dale C. Bronner, Sr., founder and Senior Pastor of Word of Faith Family Worship Cathedral in Austell, Ga. They have been happily married since December of 1984 and are the proud parents of four daughters and one son. Additionally, they are delighted to have two precious granddaughters and three adorable grandsons.
Dr. Nina is a native Atlantan and graduate of Spelman College. She has been leading people into the presence of God since the early 1980’s. Since that time, she has been the recipient of countless accolades. She has served as the anointed Worship Leader at Word of Faith since its inception in December 1991. She is the spiritual leader of the thriving Women of the Word meeting held monthly at Word of Faith. She was appointed Minister of Worship and the Arts in January of ’98 by Bishop Bronner and was licensed and ordained as a minister of the Gospel in April of ’98 by him as well.
In May of 2000, Dr. Nina was the first person to receive a Certificate of Ministry of Worship and the Arts from Earl Paulk Institute. She received her Doctor of Ministry degree from CLST in September of 2002. Dr. Nina has traveled the world preaching the Gospel and has made numerous local appearances at various churches and Atlanta television stations TBN and TV 57. All who meet her are drawn to her instantly. Although she wears many hats, she realizes that her first ministry is to her husband and children. Dr. Nina home-schooled her children. She firmly believes, as her father-in-law, the late Nathaniel H. Bronner, Sr., always taught, that no amount of success can compensate for failure at home.