Cokiesha B. Robinson

Columnist - Cokiesha's Corner

Cokiesha Bailey Robinson is a lover of God, a student of His word and an equipper of His people. She can be described as an encourager, servant leader, author, mentor, wife, friend, potential pusher, mouthpiece for the Kingdom and an adventurous woman who never meets a stranger. She certainly enjoys living out her purpose purposefully.  

She is a graduate of Fisk University where she earned a B.A. degree, and a graduate of Samford University, where she obtained a M.Div. degree from Beeson Divinity School. She is currently a member of the advisory board at her beloved Alma Mater. Cokiesha worked in the field of radio and newspaper before becoming involved in full-time ministry work and continues to have a passion for mass media.

She has served as a missionary in Africa and Jamaica and has studied as a student missionary in Izmir, Turkey. Her greatest passions are encouraging others through creative oral and written expressions. She writes for several devotional sites and has contributed to 7 books, two of which she co-authored. George.

Cokiesha received her license to preach the gospel of Christ by her father, the late Dr. E.K. Bailey, founding pastor of Concord Church in Dallas, TX in 2003. She served on the administrative staff for 4 years and returned to serve on the pastoral staff where she served as the Director of Growth for 4 years under the leadership of Pastor Bryan Carter. She is thankful for the opportunity to have served in ministry at Concord Church for over 30 years- a place that has given her roots and wings. It is the place that gave her life values and a passion for the Word of God. 

She was ordained by Dr. J.M. Green of New York, New York in 2011 at Mt. Neboh Baptist Church in Harlem (New York, New York) where she joyfully served as Asst. Pastor for nearly 3 years. She and her husband, seminary sweetheart, Rev. Timothy Robinson, a son of Alabama, enjoy being students of the Word and observers of the world, lovers of history, dogs and football and builders of Christian leaders.

She considers Birmingham, AL to be another home and is grateful to be a spiritual daughter in the ministry of Rev. Dr. A.B. Sutton of Living Stones Temple Church. 

Currently she enjoys full time itinerate ministry where she serves as a national conference speaker, ministry consultant, mentor to seminarians and passionate proclaimer of the gospel. She is the founder of Cross Spring Ministries and a writer for Our Daily Bread. Cokiesha and her husband reside in the lone star state of Texas and attend Mt. Hebron Church in Garland, TX.  Her greatest joy is encouraging and empowering others, providing water to disenfranchised areas around the world and enjoying life’s journey with her family and the next generation of ministry leaders.

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