Press Toward The Mark Publications

Christian apologetic books (books that defend the faith) that focus on racism, sexism, chauvinism, slavery, and sexuality.

P.O. Box 2099 Detroit, Michigan 48202 / Business Phone: (313) 527-0068 / Email address: elretadodds@yahoo.com


Press Toward The Mark Publications is an independent Christian book publishing business owned and operated by Elreta Dodds (Detroit, MI). Elreta began doing business as Press Toward The Mark Publications in May of 1997. She established the business in order to ensure the publication of her books in Christian apologetics.  


Award winning Christian author Elreta Dodds is an ordained Minister and has taught Bible studies in Christian apologetics. She is also a Licensed Professional Counselor and is licensed as a Master Social Worker with specialties in clinical and macro practices. Elreta possesses a Master of Arts degree in Guidance and Counseling as well as a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology, both of which were obtained from Wayne State University where she graduated with honors. Elreta is currently pursuing a Master of Arts Degree in Biblical Studies at Moody Theological Seminary.

Elreta is winner of the 2011 National Indie Excellence Book Award (NIEA) in Social Change for her book entitled, "Racism, The Bible, and The American Dream." Elreta taught courses in community services at Siena Heights University for eight years as an adjunct instructor and is retired from the State of Michigan Department of Health and Human Services after twenty-five years of service. She has authored eight works of non-fiction of which the latest title is "The Right to Be Christian in a Gay Rights America" (paperback pub date: July 31, 2018, eBook Revised edition pub date: February 20, 2022).

Elreta currently serves as an Assistant Minister and as a clinical supervision counselor (as part of the Tonya Heidelberg-Yopp Counseling Ministry) at LifeChurch Southfield, located in Southfield Michigan (Pastor Alan Tumpkin presiding).