WHO I AM
I AM A CHRISTIAN: A passionate follower of Jesus Christ living daily to become like Jesus Christ and help just one soul do the same. I believe the Bible God’s inspired word and the final authority on issues of life and conduct. I seek daily to live my life in conformity to the provision of the scripture with a daily goal of becoming like Jesus Christ.
I AM A MENTOR AND A COACH: As a Certified Professional Coach and Mentor with over 12 years of experience in working with young people, I passionate about coming alongside them to enable them to become God’s dream persons and together make the world God’s dream place. I am also committed to training others to mentor young people.
I AM A CAMPUS MISSIONARY: As a Campus Missionary, I presently serve the Lord with Nigeria Fellowship of Evangelical Students (NIFES) a member movement of the International Fellowship of Evangelical Students (IFES). I am involved in reaching out to students with the wholistic gospel of Christ; discipleship; leadership development and mentoring; missions; networking and resource mobilization and development with the aim of building a movement of Christlike students on campus and society. I am passionate about challenging just one student to know Jesus Christ, become like him, and make him known anywhere, anytime, and under any condition.
I AM A DEVELOPMENT STRATEGIST: My as a Professional Strategist who served as a Strategic Plan officer and involved in developing life and Strategic plans for individuals and Organizations I find joy in seeing that people live with a clear sense of direction. As a development Strategist, I am also involved in developing curriculum and training contents that help organizations and teams achieve their desired mission and vision.
I AM A WRITER AND AUTHOR: Writing is one of the channels through which I express my life purpose and calling and seek to solve problems in the world. I started writing intentionally in 1999 as an undergraduate. I have written several articles and over 300 ministry updates and devotional notes on topical issues and over 7 books of the Bible. As an author, I have published 21 books and coauthored Influence: Leading without Position with Phil Morison published by oasis International. In addition to writing, I have trained and mentored several young people in the area of writing.
I AM AN EDITOR: Structural editing is my area of strength. My creative and innovative mind is what has given me an edge in this area of editing.
I AM A MENTAL HEALTH SPECIALIST: Because of my concern for the emotional stability of every individual, I am a certified Trauma Healing Facilitator with Trauma Healing Institute. I also run online and physical sessions with traumatized persons especially young people facing mental health challenges.
I AM A SINGER AND SONGWRITER: Music has always been a fascination for me. I have written – and still writes songs. I have recorded and produced some tracks and released them as singles. I have also facilitated the production of an entire musical album, which featured several young people. I see music as one of the channels for expressing my life purpose on earth as I reach out to young people.
I AM A HUSBAND AND A FATHER: Glad to be a loving husband a beautiful lady, Faith Butmak Hankuri Tawus Gaya, and a father to three adorable and gifted girls – God’s Gift- Vinawar, God’s Peace- Shisa, and God’s Joy- Khaala. Our passion as a family is to challenge Just One Soul to know Christ, become like Him, and make Him known.