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Saturday Teachers

Minister Chason Crosby

Chason “Chase” Crosby is an ordained minister, husband and an avid sports-lover. With over 15 years of ministry experience, Chase has trekked around humble parts of the globe doing mission work, served as a youth pastor, legal counsel for local ministries, and lead more grassroots ministry efforts within the community. Now, he aligns his passion for sports and ministry as a collegiate professor, talent and procurement negotiator for one of the nation’s leading sports marketing firms, published sports writer and a mentor to professional athletes. Appropriately, his favorite day is Sunday – for God and football.

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The Preached Word - Lady Edwina West-Dukes


Lady Edwina West-Dukes is a native of Fort Worth, Texas. She is honored to be the wife of Pastor Montreal R. Dukes I, M.Div. and the proud mother of Montreal R. Dukes II & Hamilton A. Dukes. She is a graduate of Prairie View A&M University where she earned a Bachelors Degree in Social Work. Lady Dukes continued her education earning a Masters Degree in Urban Studies and a Masters Degree in Educational Leadership from The University of Texas at Arlington. She is a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., a previous member of the Fort Worth Junior League and was a part of the 1st cohort of African American women inducted into the Fort Worth Junior Women’s club. As a professional she serves as the Principal of Heritage Elementary School in Keller ISD. She’s also the owner of The Hair Lab a hair extension boutique in east Fort Worth.


Lady Dukes is an anointed preacher of the Gospel and prayer warrior who believes in the power of intercessory prayer through touching and agreeing. Lady Dukes accepted her call to preach in 2005 and was licensed as an evangelist by her late father Overseer Roy E. West. As a child trained up in the way she should go, First Lady Dukes has been serving in God’s Kingdom the majority of her life in which she has worn many hats such as youth minister, teacher, intercessory prayer leader, and church event coordinator.


In the legacy of her late father, Lady Dukes has never met a stranger and to know her is to love her. She has a passion for ministry and a prophetic anointing to speak life into the lives of God’s People. She serves in ministry with her husband as the First Lady of Christ Lifters Community of Faith (CLCF), a member of the Praise Team and the leader of Proverbs 31 Women’s Ministry. In 2012, Lady Dukes birth the vision of the R.E.D. (Remembering Every Day) Women’s conference which encourages and inspires women to focus on their physical, spiritual, mental and emotional well-being.

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