Mama Um Sweatin' has been used as an inspirational teaching text in a number of churches. DeRay Cole has been invited to speak before congregations on how the values he was taught as a small boy still have relevance today. If you want to invite him to your church, contact him.
DeRay Cole is an Ordained Deacon of Triumph Baptist Church in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, shown here. While living in Pennsylvania, where he was a member at the church, he was also Chairman of the Deacon Board. The church is at 1293 Mt. Nebo Rd. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 412-630-8204 and Rev. Craig Giles, is Senior Pastor.
While living in Ohio, DeRay was a member of Peoples Baptist Church and served as Chairman of the Trustee Board, The church is at 701 17th Street South East Canton, Ohio 4470 330-456-9769. The Rev. Dr. Walter Arrington, Senior Pastor