Leadership Team

Our leadership has a burden and calling from God to provide training and ministry to all Christians, Churches, Organizations and Educational Institutions that wish to better equip themselves to carry the Gospel message to this world.  They recognize that they are God’s servants and have accepted His mandate to carry out this world wide ministry.

Our President and CEO

Is a retired active duty US Navy Chaplain with the rank of Captain (full Colonel). He has held many strategic positions within the US Navy from ships at sea, the US Marine Corps, the Pentagon, Chief of Chaplains Office, numerous overseas assignments, including the Middle and Far East, and having served 15 years of his career on Admirals’ staff. He is a graduate of Lee University, Iliff School of Theology (University of Denver), Emory University and Regent University.

He is an Ordained Bishop with the International Church of God, Cleveland, Tennessee, and has served as the Assistant Director and Endorser of his denomination’s Chaplains Commission, as well as the Assistant to the Executive Administrator of the Church of God Headquarters Care Division.

As an Adjunct Professor, he teaches “Islam and Evangelism” at the Pentecostal Theological Seminary and has lived in the Arabian Gulf in the Middle East.

Our Presidents Accomplishments Include:

Doctorate of Ministry, Regent University

United States Navy Chaplain, CAPTAIN (06), Retired

Directed Training and Education for Chief of Chaplains

Headquarters Staff, International Church of God

International Speaker

Adjunct Professor, Pentecostal Theological Seminary


Our Executive Director

Has served the Church of God in Michigan on various boards including Youth, Evangelism, Missions and Cross-Cultural Ministries and a State Council Member for the church.  He has also enjoyed a successful business career in Sales and International Trade.

He founded and now serves as Director of Ishmael’s Blessing International.  

His past ministry experience includes two senior pastor positions and fourteen and a half years as associate pastor of Harvest Temple Worship Center.

His training and education include several business certificates, he has studied at

 Henry Ford Community College, Lee University, Regent University, Andersonville Theological Baptist Seminary and the Pentecostal Theological Seminary.  He has specialized his education in Anthropology, Missions and World Religions.


Our Executive Directors Accomplishments Include:

Industrial Management Consultant

Certified Life Coach

International Sales Manager

International Trainer and Speaker

Global Missionary to Muslims

Senior Pastor HIWC Dearborn, MI

Ishmaels Blessing International, President and Founder

Church Planter

Church of God Short Term Missionary


Our International Coordinators 

Dr. Blayne Waltrip, International Coordinator, Europe and Austral-Asia
Reverend Raheel Rizvi, International Coordinator, Middle East and Philippines

Dr. Jose Santos, International Coordinator, North and Latin America