Bishop Kalem KenggaReligious & Inspirational
Bishop Kalem Kengga is currently serving as Senior Pastor of Zoe Ministries in Lancaster, CA. He rededicated his life to the Lord 30 years ago and has been Pastor for the past 28 years.
Bishop Kengga has received an honorary Doctor of Divinity and a Doctor of Humane Letters. His earned degrees include: Bachelors of Theology in Counseling, Master of Divinity, a PhD in Religious Studies, and a Doctor of Theology from The Breakthrough Bible College Temple, MD. Bishop Kengga has served as Protestant Chaplain at the Antelope Valley Hospital in Lancaster, CA from 1987-1994, Senior Protestant Chaplain for the Los Angeles County Probation Department from 1987-1996, and presently Ministers in the California State Prison system and drug rehabilitation facilities.
Bishop Kengga has written four books entitled: The Roots of Deliverance, The Liberated Mind, Creating Your Own Reality, Maximize Your Creative Power, There Is Only One Power, and Life is Meaningless. His ministry has taken him as far as Ghana, West Africa. At each destination, he teaches and mentors others on the principals expressed in
his books. He continues this work by way of internet and visits to each city, respectively.
- CURRENT PROFESSIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES
1986-Present : Founder, President, Pastor, United Christian Fellowship Palmdale, CA
Formulate, plan, organize, participate in and preside over all religious activities (i.e. services, baby dedications, marriages, baptisms, etc.).
Perform pastoral, religious and organizational duties required by congregation in dynamic community with explosive growth.
Conduct religious training classes.
Motivational Speaker at family enrichment workshops
- PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE AND WORK HISTORY
1995-2000 : Counselor & Instructor, Los Angeles County – California State Prison, Lancaster, CA, Tehachapi State Prison, Tehachapi, CA
Provide counseling, guidance, support and instruction in decision-making skills to inmates.
Coordinate all phases of on-going program to ease transition after release and stimulate spiritual growth.
Instruct in coping skills to encourage constructive choices. Work with various ethnic groups to ease racial conflicts, promote understanding and tolerance and prevent violence.
Organize, manage and administrate efforts to acquire transitional re-entry housing resources.1987-95 : Senior Chaplain, Los Angeles County Probation Department, (Camp Mendenhall, Challenger Memorial Youth Center), Antelope Valley, CA
Provided comfort, counseling, spiritual enlightenment, support, guidance, encouragement and assistance to youthful offenders detained by nation’s largest probation department.
Taught self-esteem and self-reliance to motivate angry, confused adolescents into becoming productive, law-abiding citizens in a culturally diverse county.
Assisted in developing and implementing rehabilitation plans and vocational training programs.1987-90 : Hospital Chaplain, Antelope Valley Hospital Medical
Center, Lancaster, CA
Provided counseling, comfort and spiritual support to culturally diverse patients and families, and assisted with coordinating volunteers in an around-the-clock high-volume medical center and county contract hospital with emergency room, trauma unit and medevac facilities.
1986-87 Coordinator, Living Water Mission, Lancaster, CA
1983-86 Inner-City Ministry, Los Angeles, CA and Missionary in Mexico
1981-86 Accounts Manager, Security Pacific Bank, Inglewood, CA
Assistant Vault Manager, Inglewood Forum, Inglewood, CA
1980-81 Product Assembly, Knudsen Dairy Products, Los Angeles, CA
Doctor of Philosophy, Breakthrough Bible College, Temple Hills, MD, 2009
Doctor of Theology, Breakthrough Bible College, Temple Hills, MD, 2008
Masters of Divinity, Breakthrough Bible College, Temple Hills, MD, 2008
Doctor of Humane Letters, Breakthrough Bible College, Temple Hills, MD 2007
Doctor of Divinity (Honorary), Living Faith Bible Institute, 1993
Bachelor of Theology in Christian counseling, Vision Christian College, 1994
Diploma of Ministry, Vision Christian University, 1993
Certificate of Biblical Studies, Vision Christian University 1992
Diploma in Business Management, United College of Business 1981