Lighthouse Ministries, Inc. is a 501 (c) (3) nonprofit organization. It is an unprecedented network of believers, and christian leaders who have been called to serve others in the community, the nation, AND the world. It is a non-denominational church bent on carrying the gospel of Christ to all nations. Besides meeting the spiritual needs of people, Lighthouse Ministries' humanitarian and social services Department designs programs and services aimed at meeting the physical, psychological, and social needs of the less fortunate and most vulnerable in society. Through its network of dedicated and selfless volunteers, the organization continues to positively transform lives everyday without regard to race, color, religion, status, national origin, creed, beliefs, age, disability, affiliation, or ethnic background.
Lighthouse Ministries, Inc. is a member in good standing with Mission American Coalition and the Lighthouse Movement.
Lighthouse Ministries, Inc. distributes food and mosquito nets in Africa to needy families. Photo: Lighthouse Ministries, Inc.
Founder & President
James B. Wolobah is the founder and President of Lighthouse Ministries, Inc. He has been actively involved in helping people nationally and internationally. With an extensive wealth of experience in evangelism and social services, Mr. Wolobah previously served as regional coordinator for the Association of Evangelicals of Liberia – Guinea Branch, spearheading leadership training and reconciliation conferences for 16 churches. The conferences, which brought together rival groups as a result of a bloody civil war in Liberia and Sierra Leone, achieved their goals of peace, reconciliation, and mutual tolerance. As Director of Youth for Christ in Guinea, Mr. Wolobah was active in the film, open-air, and training ministries involving thousands of young people. The Youth for Christ collaborated with the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association.
Mr. Wolobah also served with the United Nations Higher Commissioner for Refugees as senior field officer in charge of the voluntary repatriation of more than 400,000 refugees from Liberia and Sierra Leone. He coordinated humanitarian operations including distribution of food and non-food items to refugees as well as educated the local populace about HIV/AIDS prevention. As Secretary General of the UNESCO Club, Mr. Wolobah collaborated with other agencies to create a bilingual library in Guinea benefiting approximately 500,000 people. Collaborating agencies included the International Rescue Committee (IRC), the United Nations Higher Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), the governments of France and Guinea, the World Bank, and the University of Virginia.
In the United States, Mr. Wolobah has served as volunteer for a number of nonprofits including Crossroads Hospice, Standup for Kids, Memphis-Shelby County Health Department Public Health Corps, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, AARP, among others. He holds a master's in Human Services, and is a member of the National Committee of the Lighthouse Movement.
Lighthouse Ministries, Inc provides social services assistance to all regardless of religious background or affiliation. If you would like to give your life to Christ or need other helps, please contact us.
Officers of Lighthouse Ministries, Inc. discuss strategic planning. Photos courtesy: Paul Hopkins
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