Darlene Laney and her husband Carlos reside in Fresno, California. They attend Mt. Zion Assemblies where she serves as an administrative pastor, counselor, and Bible teacher. Darlene holds a Master’s degree in Education-Counseling and is a Board Certified Christian Counselor through the American Association of Christian Counselors as well as a licensed Evangelist. She has worked extensively with tweens, teens and women in overcoming self-esteem issues, domestic violence and sexual violence. She travels throughout California and Phoenix, Arizona, speaking at youth and women’s conferences. Darlene is the developer and facilitator of the GSF Charm Course, a training program for developing young women of quality. This programs targets girls between the ages of 8-17 years. Darlene also presents the workshop: Mirror, Mirror, at youth, teen parent, and women’s programs, and conferences throughout California and Phoenix. Darlene devotes her time to spending time with family, drawing, speaking, teaching, writing, and expanding the God’s Special Forces Program.