A Book Writing Enterprise of
Gwendolyn V. Campbell & Dr. Beverly C. Duréus
| ABOUT THE AUTHOR
GWENDOLYN V. CAMPBELL
|Gwendolyn V. Campbell, aka “Mama Gwen, The Author,” was born February 27, 1942, to the
late Elder Elias C. and Mrs. Estella Cooper in Tyler, Texas. Mama Gwen is the eldest living of
seven younger siblings. She has been a babysitter, nanny, mother, grandmother, and taken on
the role of spiritual mother, grandmother and great grandmother to children of all races. Over
the years she has been a daycare director, foster parent, youth leader, playwright, songwriter,
motivational speaker, and story teller. She retired from the State of Nebraska Department of
Social Services after approximately twenty years of service.
She is the mother of four daughters: Deborah, Diana, Donetta, and Denise, and one son, Terry.
She has one grandchild: Darren.
Mama Gwen’s first book, Mother’s Notes, (published by Xulon Press, ISBN 978162692506), is a
daily inspirational guide of poems, scriptures, and love. Mother’s Notes was initiated when four
of her spiritual children: Trina Byers, Beverly Duréus, Terry Marsaw, and Jerzelle Rose,
presented her with a fund to write it on her seventieth birthday. Her home is in Allen, Texas.
|Dr. Beverly Caro Duréus is the President and Founder of Katallasso Ministries
International™ (KMI™) an expository teaching and proclamation ministry. Its mission
and vision is “Reconciling lives to God through the Word of God.” She primarily
publishes her poetry, short stories, and other teachings with biblical content under her
trade name Scriptureware Originals™.
She is a sought after bible teacher and conference speaker and imparts God’s truths
and encouragement to all, but especially enjoys ministering to women and singles. She
has a passion for eschatology (the end-times), missions, evangelism and
Beverly is a licensed attorney who left her full-time law practice as an owner of her own
firm to pursue God’s calling on her life. She obtained a Master of Theology degree from
Dallas Seminary and a Doctorate in Ministry from Perkins School of Theology. She is on
the full-time faculty of the Dedman School of Law at Southern Methodist University in
She ministers with her husband, Dr. Edsel Duréus, the founding pastor of Thanksgiving
Tabernacle Bible Fellowship in Cedar Hill, Texas where they reside. They have one son,
Edsel “E.J.” Duréus, II.
|ABOUT THE AUTHOR
DR. BEVERLY CARO DURÉUS
|GWENDOLYN V. CAMPBELL
|DR. BEVERLY CARO DURÉUS