The Book of Elders defines the role of elders in the Christian faith, as expressed in the Bible, and the moral and spiritual obligations that come with being an elder. The hope is that as readers learn more about being an elder, they will see if they feel God calling them to these Christ-led positions. Evangelist Crawford has been a Social Worker by profession for 30 years. She has a Master's of Science degree in Counseling and Psychology from California State University, Los Angeles and has been a Licensed Counselor for over 20 years. She has been married for over 35 years and has 6 children and several grandchildren. Apostle Crawford was saved at 8 years old but developed a deeper relationship with the Lord later in life. In 1995 God called her to work in the phone center at her church where she served for over five years praying and seeing people prayer request answered from all over the country and other nations. God taught Evangelist how to pray and she advanced to coordinator of the prayer ministry. After several years the Lord spoke to her told her to start a Bible Study which began the birthing of IICPM (Int'l Intercessory Covenant Prayer Ministry. She began to preach in many nations around the world and witness many miracles, signs, and wonders. She was ordained in Pertoria, South Africa in 2003 as an Evangelist and confirmed as a Prophet. Shortly after she was promoted to Apostle in Isarel in 2009. Apostle Brook often says, "it is all about what Jesus wants to do and He is coming back soon. The time is short and there is much work to be done for the perfecting of the saints, for the work of the ministry, and the edifying of body of Christ." (Ephesians 4: 11-12).