We are committed to making Jesus known.

jesus is the hero of the story

We are teammates living on opposite sides of the world and co-laborers in the gospel.

AFRICA

David Kaya

Co-Founder & Country Director

“My vision is to bring this Light to as many of those who are unreached as possible.” 

MEET DAVID >

U.S.

Mike Congrove

Co-Founder & CEO

“Nothing excites me more than helping local, indigenous missionaries bring the gospel and the local church to an environment where both are absent.” 

MEET MIKE>

AFRICA

Joseph Dradria

Operations & Communications

What excites me is when I see how the mission, vision and objectives of the organization are being actualized in the areas of operations.” 

MEET JOSEPH >

U.S.

Steve Grote

Director of Field Ministry

I love connecting with our partners; hearing ways God is using them to advance the gospel and how we can come alongside and assist them to do that even more.” 

MEET STEVE >

AFRICA

Annet Poni

Finance & Special Projects

“Empowering local leaders to bring the gospel to the unreached in Africa so much motivated me and touched my heart and I felt I needed to part of the team.” 

MEET ANNET>

U.S.

Matt Jones

Director of Mobilization

My favorite part of the job is serving alongside our African brothers and sisters. Their resilience and steadfastness in carrying out the gospel amid difficult circumstances challenges me to keep the eternal perspective that our true home awaits.” 

MEET MATT >

AFRICA

Moses Owili

Academic Dean,
School of Church Planting

The Lord has blessed me with the opportunity to pour my life into other young men who are also ready to share Christ with others.” 

MEET MOSES >

AFRICA

Nicholas Ayiga

Dean of Students,
School of Church Planting

I love teaching and training church leaders who go out to plant healthy churches and disciple people.” 

MEET NICHOLAS >

AFRICA

Sam Ochan˚

Professor of Biblical Studies,
School of Church Planting

The work has not been all that easy, but with God beside me, I believe I can make it!” 

MEET SAM >

AFRICA

Dominic Eruaga˚

Professor & Coordinator of Extension Centers,
School of Church Planting

I am encouraged to see the growth in the students attending the Extension Sites.” 

MEET DOMINIC >

South Sudan

John Monychol˚

Regional Leader

“My excitement is that through the gospel many people will be changed spiritually and physically.” 

MEET JOHN >

10/40 Window*

Paul˚

Regional Leader

“God is using us to put a new era in the history of our country and we are committed to the breakthrough!” 

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10/40 WINDOW >

10/40 Window*

Silas˚

Regional Leader

“I decided to join the team because of the vision and mission of Empower One. They are giving me an opportunity to preach the gospel amongst millions of the lost people in the 10/40 Window. And this is my community.”

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10/40 WINDOW >

Uganda

Mawa John Liki˚

Regional Leader

“My objective for life is to be a pastor who shepherds the flock of Jesus Christ with a vision for evangelism and a commitment to grow through dedicated study and clear preaching of the whole Word of God.”

MEET MAWA JOHN >

D.R. Congo

William Udar˚

Regional Leader

“I love to train leaders in reaching the unreached and unengaged people within my region with the gospel!”

MEET WILLIAM >

Juba, South Sudan

Richard Yanga˚

Regional Leader 

It is one of my goals to reach the lost and that was my calling. I feel empower One will help me fulfill my calling by joining the journey with them.” 

MEET RICHARD >

10/40 Window*

Timothy˚

Deputy Regional Leader

“I decided to join Empower One because the team is having the priority vision of reaching the unreached and my people are the very target group. I desire to spend most of my life’s activities to implement the goals we share. I praise God in what Empower One Africa is doing in our community and the gospel is preached in its purest form.” 

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10/40 WINDOW >

South Sudan

David Lual˚

Deputy Regional Leader

“I love hearing a right teaching. Sound doctrine leads us to become captive learners of Christ. I have a strong desire to serve the Lord as stated in 1 Peter 5:2.

I wish to freely save souls for His sake.” 

MEET DAVID >

Uganda

Clement

Nyumbo˚

Deputy Regional Leader

 

I decided to join Empower One Africa in 2013 because of the Biblical vision of preaching Jesus among the non-believers and taking the gospel to unreached places.” 

MEET CLEMENT >

DR Congo

Jakisa

Ufoyorwoth˚

Deputy Regional Leader

“I love training pastors and teaching students in the extension site for the School of Church Planting.”

MEET JAKISA >

SOUTH SUDAN

Emmanuel

Lomo˚

Regional Admin

“I am serving God through my talent. God has faithfully continued to use me to draw many people to His Son, Jesus.” 

MEET EMMANUEL >

Uganda

Favour Mogga˚

Regional Admin

“I decided to join the team because of my burning desire in serving God and fulfilling my call. I desire to serve Him and Empower One has given me a good opportunity to do that.”

MEET FAVOUR >

D.R. Congo

Francis Jariekonga

Regional Admin

“I want to use my administrative management skills, strategic vision and creative thinking for the development of Empower One in DR. Congo.”

MEET FRANCIS >

U.S.

Tammy Lewis

Executive Assistant/Event Planner

My favorite part of working at Empower One is organizing travel plans for the staff and trip participants to travel to Africa to share Jesus.

MEET TAMMY >

U.S.

Kelly Pearson

HR Manager/Executive Admin

I love working with our team and getting to work with people who love Jesus!

MEET KELLY >

˚This leader is a graduate of Empower One School of Church Planting.

* We protect the identity of Empower One leaders serving in the 10/40 Window.

board of directors

Ray Clark

Vice President Send Relief,
North American Mission Board

David Williams

Co-Founder, Seed Effect
Director of Operations, Launch Global

Missy Williams

Executive Director & Co-Founder, Seed Effect

Mike Congrove

Co-Founder, Empower One

Interested in joining our team?