Evangelism & Missions

November ’14 Update

This year I celebrated both my 30th birthday and the Thanksgiving holiday with a whirlwind trip to India. For a short trip, with only 9 full days on the ground, HGIM India team member, Dan, and I had the the opportunity to speak in a three-day pastor’s conference, about 17 different churches, and an open-air outreach. During the pastor’s(…)

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2014 Year in Review

Praise God For An Incredible Year! It has been an incredible year in ministry for me. God allowed me to do things I’d never imagine in my wildest dreams, and has proved Himself faithful many times over. So, this being the last update of the year, allow me to guide you on a brief review(…)

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May ’15 Update

A SEASON OF TRANSITION What a crazy few months this has been. Let me first off begin by apologizing to you, my prayer-warriors, supporters, and encouraging friends, for my lack of communication over the last few months. With so much transition in my life going on, it is hard to even know where to begin with this(…)

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July 2015 Newsletter

  Newsletter for Sozo Ministries, Inc July 2015 Newsletter Who We Are: Cultural Values      Culture is important. It could be described as the identifying characteristics of a group of people, which mark their values, habits, and goals as a collective. Much of the time, cultural distinctives go unrecognized and are therefore often unintentional. For example,(…)

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3 Keys for True Kingdom Promotion

  To set the stage for a discussion on receiving “promotions” from God in ministry and His Kingdom, we must first recognize this undeniable fact: within Christian leadership there are two chronic problems in the body of Christ today. These are criticism and jealousy. Criticism creeps in when someone does ministry differently than we think they should be doing it(…)

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August 2015 Newsletter

  Newsletter for Sozo Ministries, Inc August 2015 Sozo Ministry Update We have received our 501(c)3 status, and in near record time! According to the IRS frequently asked questions page, once they receive your application, it can take up to 10 months for them to review it and make a decision. Based on other organizations we(…)

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Youth Ablaze 2015

  This year’s Youth Ablaze conference with Pearl Haven Christian Center was amazing (as usual.) Pastor Okumu and Sarah brought together an excellent team of ministers, and from day one, the Holy Spirit was speaking to the roughly 1000 youths about their identity in Christ. The theme this year was “A Prince; Not a Supplanter”(…)

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I’m Boycotting Your Boycott

I’m Boycotting Your Boycott

As a Christian, I wrestle heavily with the sin of our culture. Being politically minded, and this being an election year, my grief in this season is magnified. Even more so, I am burdened when I see the harm this deceitful and dark atmosphere has on individuals that God loves and died to rescue. One(…)

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