Dr. Rosalind Y. Lewis Tompkins’ whose moniker is ‘Hopeologist’ received her formal education at Florida State University where she earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Social Work. Upon graduation she worked in the field as an addiction professional and then founded Mothers In Crisis, Inc. in 1991. She recently earned a Masters and Doctor of Divinity from BC Graham Theological Seminary where she was Ambassador of Foreign Affairs for the school in 2021.
She received an honorary Doctorate of Humanities Degree from the Five-Fold Ministry Theological University in 2012 recognizing her as a Humanitarian for the work that she has done to end drug and alcohol addiction and to relieve the suffering of families afflicted by the disease of addiction through her work with Mothers In Crisis, Inc. (MIC). MIC is a 501c3 federal tax-exempt non-profit organization committed to linking families and communities together to provide networks of support and encouragement for families to live productively, empowered, hope-filled lives. As president of the organization, she has impacted the lives of tens of thousands of families.
Dr. Tompkins is the published author of “As Long As There Is Breath In Your Body, There Is Still Hope,” and other inspirational books. Having been clean and sober for over three decades, she believes that hope can change the world. In June 2017, on behalf of Mothers In Crisis, Dr. Tompkins was instrumental in getting the designation for the month of April to become the National Month of Hope through the National Day Calendar. Since that time April has been acknowledged and celebrated as the National Month of Hope internationally as well.
Dr. Tompkins is the founder of Turning Point International Church, the Chapel of Mothers In Crisis and the founding Apostle of Turning Point International Alliance with hope outreaches and churches in Pakistan, Nepal, Kenya, Rwanda, and Nigeria. In keeping with her humanitarian call, Dr. Tompkins has traveled throughout the nation and around the globe to several countries including East, West, Central, and South Africa, Jamaica, Turkey, Haiti, Nepal, and the Dominican Republic, to help the poor, widows, orphans, and refugees.
In addition, Dr. Rosalind Y. L. Tompkins Entrepreneurial Endeavors Include:
*Empowerment Life (Hope) Coach.
*Founder of Hopeologist® Trademark with the U. S. Patent and Trademark Office: Trademark Class 35: Promoting the public awareness of hope by means of public advocacy, and Founder of Hopeologist® Academy.
*Author and Practitioner of the “Practice of Hopeology.”
*Podcaster Host and Producer of “Think Hope Podcast.”
*Founder and Administrator of “Hope Immersion Retreats” (HIR).
**Producer and Host of “Where Is Hope?” TV Show.
*Blogger and Guest Columnist of “What Brings Me Hope Blog” for the Tallahassee Democrat and Capital Outlook Newspapers.
Dr. Rosalind Lewis Tompkins is the wife of Pastor Richard Lester Kwame Lewis, the mother of Janar Holloway who is married to Brian Holloway. She’s the grandmother of Tayla, Mya, and Brian, Jr.
Dr. TOMPKINS’ TRAVELS SPREADING HOPE AROUND THE GLOBE
**In 2009 she traveled to East Africa and worked with churches in Kenya, Burundi, and Rwanda. On her first trip to the Continent of Africa, she participated in a crusade in Nairobi’s Uhuru Park, where thousands attended and were prayed for and delivered.
**In 2013 she traveled to Durban South Africa on her first Hope Tour where she preached and taught in several churches during their Women’s Month in August. Since that time, she has returned on several occasions.
**In 2015 she worked with Syrian refugees on the border in Turkey, and with women who were raped in a war-torn area in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
**In 2016 she worked with women in Haiti who were recovering from the devastation of the hurricane that killed 200,000 people.
**Also, in 2016 she worked with South Sudanese refugees in a refugee camp in Kenya.
**In 2019 she worked with widows bringing clean water to their village in Eswatini (formerly Swaziland).
**In 2020 she worked with orphaned children in Ivory Coast West Africa and prayed with a village chief and local witch doctor.
**Also, in 2020 as founding apostle, she officially launched Turning Point International Alliance (TPIA) with hope outreaches and churches in Pakistan, Nepal, Eswatini, Kenya, Rwanda, Nigeria.
**In 2022 she traveled to Nepal visiting Turning Point Nepal churches while training and supporting the pastors.
**In 2023 she traveled to South Africa for a Hope Tour where she preached, taught, and spoke about the Power of Hope and the Practice of Hopeology in churches, women conferences, and Hope Immersion Retreat workshops.
**Through Hopeologist® services Dr. Tompkins is currently leading the Hope Pass It On and Save a Life Campaign globally to promote the public awareness of hope through public advocacy. This is accomplished through the Practice of Hopeology.
Dr. Rosalind Tompkins created the Practice of Hopeology based upon her formal education at Florida State University in the world-renowned Social Work Department graduating with a Bachelor of Science Degree, and her professional experience in founding and leading Mothers In Crisis, Inc. in 1991, where she helped tens of thousands of families to overcome crises of various kinds including addictions. This was done all through the power of hope. In addition, her personal experience of overcoming and maintaining recovery from various addictions for well over thirty-five years, has informed and led her to create a mechanism and means to harness the power of hope.
Dr. Tompkins has taken her insight, expertise, and experience and created the Practice of Hopeology, a practical, simple, yet profound approach to empower others. This innovative practice will help one to receive and release the power of hope.
Through the Practice of Hopeology one can learn how to:
- Think Hope
- Speak Hope
- Imagine Hope
- Anchor Hope
- Share Hope
- Spread Hope
For more information please visit: www.practiceofhopeology.com.
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