COAL North

Rev. Dr. Brianna Parker Founding Curator of the Black Millennial Café, Pastor of Assimilation at Friendship-West Baptist Church in Dallas, Tx and Chaplain at Paul Quinn College.

Rev. Dr. Brianna Parker

The Reverend Doctor Brianna K. Parker graduated from Arizona State University receiving a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science. She completed her Master of Divinity from Fuller Theological Seminary, where she was awarded the Norman Vincent Peale preaching scholarship, in 2006. In 2016, Brianna completed a Doctor of Ministry at Virginia Union University’s Samuel Dewitt Proctor School of Theology, researching the world of Black millennials and faith. 

COAL South

Ngwedla Paul Msiza

Ngwedla Paul Msiza

President, Baptist World Alliance

Ngwedla Paul Msiza is a native of South Africa born in Mamelodi one of the townships of Pretoria the capital city. Msiza has been actively involved in the BWA since 2000 and currently serves as that body's president. He is the senior pastor of Peniel Salem Baptist Church in Pretoria, and is second African to be elected the President of the BWA.