After a career in banking in Roanoke, VA., in1975 Retha felt the call to enter full-time ministry as Roxanne Brant's administrative assistant. During that time, they crisscrossed America and other parts of the world holding crusades in churches, auditoriums and stadiums. Hundreds were born again; thousands were healed. After Roxanne's untimely death in 1986, Retha became President of NFCC and Pastor of the Center church
Retha holds a Bachelor of Theology.