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Hearts Esteemed Team

PASTOR TUNDE COLE
Vice President

Pastor Tunde Awobiyi Cole is the Founder and Senior Pastor of Royal Life Church in Nigeria.  Since a young child, he’s had a yearning for assisting and helping people.  However, as a muslim he didn’t know Jesus.  In his adulthood, Pastor Tunde was converted to Christianity in 1986 and has been serving the Lord every since.  Pastor Tunde holds a national diploma in Business Administration from Nuhu Bamali Polytechnic, a Bachelor’s degree in Theology from West Africa Christian University in Nigeria and a diploma in Ministerial Studies from Global Revival Bible Training Institute.  Prior to serving as the Senior Pastor of his own church, Pastor Tunde served as Senior Pastor at Evangelical Church International and as a lecturer for various Bible Institutes.  Additionally, Pastor Tunde is a global distributor/regional manager of Christian books for Passion for Purpose, LLC.  Pastor Tunde also serves as the Vice President of Hearts.

Pastor Tunde is married to the lovely Pastor Maria Cole and has three beautiful children.

PASTOR NANCY JUDITH
Uganda Director

Pastor Nancy Judith is co-pastor of Galilee Lighthouse Church and Pentecostal Outreach Church in Uganda.  Pastor Nancy has a love for helping people as she always makes herself available to assist in whatever ways she can.  Pastor Nancy began in ministry as a gospel singer for Galilee Lighthouse Church in Uganda and later become their Worship Leader where she served for a few years.  Pastor Nancy’s love for people also lead her to become a nurse for her community.  Pastor Nancy holds a certificate in nursing from the Immaculate Nursing Home where she worked as a nurse for some time.  Later, Pastor Nancy left and joined the Government Hospital, Oreiyoye Health Center II, where she also worked as a nurse.  Pastor Nancy owned her own pharmacy, The Alpha and Omega Drug Shop, where she practiced nursing.  In addition to serving as a co-pastor and a nurse, Pastor Nancy also serves as the Director of Uganda for Hearts.

Pastor Nancy is married to Mr. Oyeet Robert Odiam.

PASTOR ANDREW WEKESA
Kenya Director

Pastor Andrew Wekesa is the founder and Pastor of Royal Priesthood Family Church.  He is a holder of a certificate in Biblical Studies and Diploma in Church Transformation with Life School International and a holder of a bachelor's degree in Biblical Counseling with ABIBU University.  In 1990, Pastor Andrew gave his life to Christ and grew in salvation thereafter serving in various areas such as Sunday school teacher and Praise and Worship team leader before he was called to begin The Royal Priesthood Church.  Pastor Andrew owns a design service that offers beauty and wedding accessories.  He's also a global distributor/regional manager of Christian books for Passion for Purpose, LLC and serves as Kenya Director of Hearts.

Pastor Andrew is passionate about teaching the Word of God and ministering to the needy.  He is  married to Pastor Caral Auma and has three children, two sons and one daughter.

SHARON JOHNSON GILBERT
Special Assistant/Publicist

Sharon was born in the southern United States.  She pursued an education in the biological sciences with the intent of working in a clinical laboratory.  Later, she decided to engage in business and started a career with a Fortune 500 Pharmaceutical company.   She became the first female and the first African American to manage a division of the organization.    Sharon continued to improve operations by instituting concierge customer relations for major national accounts. She was also tasked with being the national trainer for diversity initiatives for the organization which allowed her to travel to many facilities and to recommend further improvements.

After twenty years Sharon left to pursue her most intense work—taking care of her aging parents.  After the deaths of her parents, Sharon was given the enviable opportunity of working with Hearts, LLC and Passion for Purpose under the direction of Apostle Sabrina Maria Evans.

Sharon is married to Jodi Gilbert and has one son, James Gilbert.

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