Lady Crisette is a native of Detroit and a graduate of Michigan State
University where she majored in Public Affairs Management.
She is married to Bishop Charles H. Ellis III, who is
the Senior Pastor of Greater Grace Temple and the Presiding Prelate of the
P.A.W. (Pentecostal Assemblies of the World).
They have two children, Kiera and Charles IV. Lady
Crisette is the Director of the Powerful Women of Purpose (PWP) Women’s
ministry at Greater Grace Temple. The goal of PWP is to encourage, motivate,
inspire and most importantly empower women with the word of God.
Under the anointing of the Holy Spirit, God is using her to build sister
soldiers who are well able to use all of the spiritual weapons that God has
given them to defeat the enemy. Her efforts and innovative methods such as
Greater Grace Temple’s annual Boot Camp Weekend have caused the mindset of
women to be radically shifted from a mindset of defeat to declaring are more
than conquerors through Christ Jesus”.
Lady Crisette is also a
successful entrepreneur with Mary Kay cosmetics. In November of 2002, she
made history by becoming Michigan’s first and youngest African American
National Sales Director in Mary Kay. Through her business she has earned
numerous awards, earned cars, trips around the world as well as other
She is also the CEO of Affirmations by Crisette
which is a lifestyle brand of affirmation empowerment tees and other
products produced with a specific goal of encouraging and inspiring people
to use their gifts and talents as well as to stay focused on fulfilling
their divine purpose. She is a true believer that life and death are in the
power of the tongue and what you say will either enable you to be victorious
or will hinder you from reaching your full potential.
As a wife,
mother, First Lady and entrepreneur, she enjoys encouraging and sowing seeds
of optimism into the lives of her family, church members, community and all
that she comes in contact with.