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© 2017 by Opened Palms

NICOLE SMITH

Nicole Smith was born in Albany, New York and moved to Fayetteville, NC, where she was raised. She joined the military and served in the Army National Guard in Nashville, TN for 9 years, making her home in Nashville TN for 28 years. She now lives in Fayetteville, NC. She is a single mother of four adult children: Marquita, Maurice, Desmond, and Destiny.

Nicole is the daughter of the late Pastor Elzabad Ferguson and her mother Parthenia Ferguson, who now lives with her. She is the 10th of 12 siblings and serves as a Minister at New Life Bible Church, Fayetteville, NC and presides over the Single’s Ministry.  

She is the author of seven 28-Day Devotions for Singles, three of which are published. Two more to be published in 2018 and two in 2019. Book One is “Opened Palms: On Waiting on God,” Book Two is “Dear Abba, Father: Prayer” and Book three is “Passion Fruit: Passions and Desires.”

Nicole writes on subjects that will help and encourage singles in their walk with God. Passion Fruit will be available for purchase by December 15, 2017. Her oldest daughter Marquita is her editor and the founder and owner of Vegas Communications. Her oldest son Maurice is her illustrator and the founder and owner of Jester Arts.

Outside of Singles, she Ministers to Women’s Ministries, Conferences, Retreats, and any capacity the Lord leads her as a Minister.

She has been invited to speak at many Churches, Women’s Conferences, and Single’s Conferences. In her spare time, she enjoys sewing, writing skits and the spoken word.