Deseta Davis is currently an assistant pastor of a Pentecostal church. Her main vocation is as a prison chaplain helping to bring hope to those who are incarcerated. Having obtained an MA in theological studies, she previously worked as a tutor in Black Theology, bringing the study of theology to a range of people who had not considered such study. Deseta is married to Charles; they have two grown-up children and a granddaughter. Deseta has used the NRSVA for these notes.