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malobe S. sampson

Leading Our Prayers

Pastor Malobe Sampson is a Born Again Believer in Jesus Christ.  He believes in the power of the Holy Spirit working through the life of the believer (especially in these eschatological times).  “Christian potential can not be realized without the active indwelling third person of the trinity; allowing one to experience and live out the fullness of God.” Pastor M. Sampson has worked in ministry for over twenty years and has developed a specialty in Outreach, Missions and Men’s Ministry. He loves to spread God’s message of love to people around the Globe! He is gifted in the areas of teaching, preaching, exhortation, galvanizing and evangelism. Rev. M. Sampson is married to Andria Sampson (MsEd) and they are the parents of four children; Alexia Imani, Malobe Sampson II, Jafari Qenu & Ardel’Paschal. 

 

PRESENT MINISTRY EXPERIENCE:

Preacher - Teacher - Missionary - Leader

  • Clergy Member:  The Thessalonia Worship Center

  • The Baptist Ministers Conference of Greater New York  

  • United Missionary Baptist Association

  • President of Commission on Mission and Evangelism (C.O.M.E.)

  • Chairperson of the Tender Loving Care Group Ministry

  • President and Founder of African Initiative Mission Foundation (Missionary in Africa)

  • Mathematics and History teacher (Christian School - Thessalonia Academy)

  • Supervisor of Fire Alarm Systems 

  • Co-Chair of 120 Disciples 

  • Men's Sunday School Teacher

  • Men's Outreach bible study leader every Friday night (all are welcomed)

PAST MINISTRY EXPERIENCE:

  • Youth ministry/program director

  • Assistant Superintendent of the Sunday School

  • Organizer of the YMO (Young Men’s Outreach) group - Creating a pool of leaders.  

  • Organizer and Galvanizer of the Marturians (Evangelical services for Young Adult, Youth and Children on Saturday evenings)

  • Thessalonia Institute of Religion (TIR) Instructor

  • Retreat Coordinator (Pennsylvania, New York and New Jersey)

  • Organizer of outdoor evangelical services and community mall

  • Organizer of Thessalonia's most recent broadcast on 970 AM WWDJ 

  • Initiator of a TBC Investment group

  • Member of Nomination Committee 

  • Executive Board Member

  • Church Counselor

  • Organizer of 21 Days of 6am morning prayer

AFRICAN INITIATIVE MISSION FOUNDATION:

 

Malobe Sampson is the Founder and President of A Chance4Life formerly known as the  African Initiative Mission Foundation aka AIM Foundation. This organization is a Non-Profit/NGO with headquarters in New York and Ghana, West Africa.  Its main purpose is to help alleviate poverty through the spread of the gospel.  

 

A Chance 4 Life Three Keys for Long & Short term Empowerment:

Education, Health & Self Sustainability Businesses

Malobe Sampson has been working for almost a decade in Africa with over 15 trips in and out of Ghana and several other West African countries. AIM's past activities include:  support of the Good Shepherd Orphanage (in Greater Accra); increasing pupil attendance in the Volta from 25 students to 600; creating the first internet cafe in Bonwire (Kumasi area), establishment of a men's business, health and spiritual wellness group in Bonwire called, 'Men of Christ' (established in 2004); cultivating over 20 acres of land for agricultural development (near the border of Burkina Faso), support of several wells for clean drinking water in the Upper West, supporting the educational development of thousands of children in West Africa (through distribution of uniforms, school supplies, clothing and shoes); helping to support dozens of children (inclusive of senior secondary and university pursuits) in their educational development.  AIM has developed a strong history of effectively reaching people one on one.  Our present involvement includes: the development of 30 Acres of land for agricultural development; the creation of several wells (for clean drinking water); a computer literacy program for business development, free malaria treatment for Upper West residence (along with mosquito nets), education for the prevention of sexually transmitted diseases; the development of a modern octagon school in Wechiau and the further advancement of our educational services for girls. In 2007 the annual Wechiau Girls Conference was established. It has grown in numbers each year reaching close to 700 Girls in 2010.  

 

All are welcomed to support AIM Foundation. For Further information please visit our Website at www.aimmission.org  

 

 

 

EDUCATIONAL EXPERIENCE AND CERTIFICATIONS

Academic Achievement, College Studies and Degrees  

* Tutor for NYC Board of Education in Mathematics (Truman High school)

* Science and Engineering program at City College, New York 

* Honors Program for Educational Advancement at CUNY, Bronx

* Collegian studies in Business Administration @  Nyack College 

* Bachelor of Science Degree - Psychology (Minor: Business& Com.) Baruch College

* Master of Divinity Degree -  Drew University

* Doctorate in Ministry – Candidate - Fuller Theological School

Christian certification from: American Baptist Churches; National Baptist Convention USA Inc; Accelerated Christian Education (ACE); Association Christian School International (ACSI); and Abeka Christian Education (Pensacola FL).

Other certification and affiliations (past and present):  Full Gospel Business Men’s Association (FGBMI) Life Time Member; Baptist Minister Conference of Greater New York and Vicinity, United Missionary Baptist Association (Associate Ministers Division); World Vision Representative (in New York City); Certification of supervision of Fire Alarm Systems; American Red Cross Life Guard Certification (past); Process Server NYS (past)

 

“Jesus” Psalm 45:17

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