Apostle Thelma B. Knowles embraced Jesus as her Lord and Savior on January 31, 1976 under the leadership of Dr. G.S. Smith, Sr. Pastor of Apostolic Revival Center, where she was fed the Word of God for 10 years. Her quest for more of God, and to be more effective in His Kingdom, created an intensifying desire to be instrumental in diminishing the growing problems occurring in our degenerating generation. She did not have the slightest clue where this quest would lead.
She is the mother of four children; Apostle Knowles became the neighborhood’s mother and bible study teacher. She opened her home to youths and shared with them the love and Word of God, she had no idea the bible class would involve parents and evolve into a ministry, “Lively Stones For Jesus Ministries, Inc.