Gladys S. Forte is a minister of the gospel and woman of faith who seeks to glorify God through outreach to women. She teaches Women’s Bible study at Revive Church in Charlotte NC and hosts a rapidly growing women’s conference held at First Baptist in Eureka, NC. In addition, she has traveled across the country preaching the Gospel in several towns, cities, and states before congregations small and great.
Gladys earned her Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration with a concentration in management from Belmont Abbey College. In later years she earned her Master’s Degree in Leadership of Higher Education and her Ph.D. from Capella University in Minnesota, with a specialization in Educational Leadership and Management, both from Capella University in Minnesota.
In 1994, Gladys was called to the ministry while on tour with her husband, Wayne E. Forte, in Mannheim, Germany. However, it was not until 1997 when she returned stateside that she fulfilled her call to the ministry under the direct mentoring of Pastor Odell Forte at First Baptist Church of Eureka. She is currently a member of The Park Church in Charlotte, NC under the leadership of Bishop Claude Alexander III, Senior Pastor. She is an active participant in the couple’s ministry and women mentoring program at her church. She seeks to use her gifts and talents to reach souls for the Kingdom of God. Her love for Christ permeates her essence for doing his will and motivates her to continue preaching, teaching, and living his word.