Our Founder


Pastor, Dr. Canzada (Cea) Twyman is a woman of God, a woman deeply in Love with the Lord.   She is a native Washingtonian, a God-fearing, dedicated and devoted wife, who stands side-by-side, jointly tailored with her devoted and loyal husband, Pastor Gary A. Twyman, confessing their partnership for life.  Both are loving parents, grand, and great-grandparents.  Together they are ordained Senior Pastors of the Divine Exchange Ministry, Inc. (DEMI).  This woman is an anointed, appointed, and assigned woman of God.  She has received her calling to teach and preach the unadulterated Gospel of Jesus the Christ.  

Dr. Cea is the Founding Executive Director of DEMI, which is a 501(c)3 Faith-based Veteran Owned, Community Organization.  God has blessed this humble servant with many gifts and talents. Dr. Cea is a learned woman who holds a BS/MHS degree from Lincoln University and a Doctorate in Religious Philosophy and Christian Counseling from Kingdom Leaders Theological Seminary.  She is a National and State training provider; a Visionary, #1 Best Selling and International Best Selling Published and Contributing Author.   She is an Humanitarian, Professional Therapist, Program Developer, Faith and Community Leader who extends authentic Compassion, Commitment, Concerns and Consistency to youth, adults, and families challenged with “Habits, Hurts, and Hang-ups.” This woman of God was recently acknowledged and presented with the ‘Partners in Progress’ Mayor’s award in Washington, DC.  She has been featured on Dr. Essay Speaks Podcast, channel 57 Atlanta Alive Christian TV network, Charisma Christian Magazine, the Washington Post, Afro, and the Informer Newspaper, for her diligent community services.  Dr. Cea continues to serve her family, community, and the less of these.  This Trailblazer is a Mover, Shaker, and indeed a History Maker.   She solicits your prayers as she continues this journey called life, Standing Firm on her God-given vision, believing that “Nothing Is Impossible with God!” —- Luke 1:37