Gwen Williams a.k.a. Ms Chocolate is a woman with great integrity, humor, faith, & a heart for missions & children. God has placed a special gift in her heart for those who listen to her words of wisdom. Gwen often leaves her audiences with laughter & a motivation to seek God’s purpose for their lives. Gwen began her missionary journey in the inner-city of Detroit, Michigan. She continued her education at the New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary earning a Master’s Degree in Church Music. After nearly fifteen years with the Southern Baptist Convention, Gwen was called by God to start her own ministry. In 1992 she formed From the Heart Ministries. Through this ministry she developed her career as a story-teller & writer. Gwen started writing poetry, but soon discovered she could write stories. Her first writing assignment was published in the Times Picayune in New Orleans, La. She has written Sunday School, Training Union & Mission curriculum. She has shared her stories with schools in the New Orleans area to boost self-worth & self-esteem.