Carla Y. Nix

Walking In My Purpose

About Carla Y. Nix

Carla Y. Nix is an author, speaker, mentor, and ministry leader.   She is an active member of the Greater Pilgrim Rest Missionary Baptist Church in Terry, MS.  Dr. Lenell McGee, Jr. is pastor. 


She is the wife of Minister Jerry L. Nix, Sr., who is a “Son of the House” (associate minister) at Pilgrim Rest. 


Carla and her family reside in Crystal Springs, MS.  They evacuated from New Orleans due to Hurricane Katrina in August 2005.  God has blessed them tremendously by allowing them to purchase a new home in Crystal Springs.


Carla and Jerry are the proud parents of three children:  Jerry Jr. (23); Tiffanie (21), and Anaiah (10).


Carla serves as the Marriage Ministry Director at Pilgrim Rest.  She is a member of the church’s Praise and Worship Team.  She is also called upon to teach in various capacities through the Christian Education ministry. 


Recently, Carla returned to school.  She attends the Bethel Christian College (Seminary), under the auspices of the Copiah Ministerial Alliance in Hazlehurst, MS.  Her major is Christian Counseling. 


She is an author and motivational speaker.  In addition to “Walking in Your Purpose”, she has written and published a devotional entitled, “Seven Keys and Affirmations for Victorious Living”.  She is currently working on two additional books in the Victorious Living series.


Carla is a columnist VICTORIOUS Magazine, a Christian publication for women. 


She is founder and leader of an online ministry, Sisters4Jesus – for Christian Women – with a nationwide membership of over 400 members. 


Carla is the producer and hostess of her own internet radio talk show, Passion4Life.  A show that celebrates life! (


Carla writes and publishes an online newsletter, Passion4Life.


Carla’s greatest joy in life, and her only desire, is to be a blessing to others.  She is an available and willing instrument for the Lord and enjoys teaching, training, motivating, and leading others.

To inquire about speaking engagements, you may contact Carla by email at, or by telephone at 601-892-2841.

Carla and youngest daughter Anaiah

Carla and youngest daughter Anaiah



One Response to “About Carla Y. Nix”

  1. I appreciate your kind words. I could truly sense your empathy through your words and the heart that you have for hurting and struggling people.

    I’m glad I came across your blog through Twitter. I look forward to reading more posts in the future.

    Cesar G. Gamez, MA

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