Our Heroes

Hero of the Month

In our world today we are flooded with stories of pain and suffering. But there are heroes among us who truly live out the Christian mission to love and serve others. Our desire is to share these stories to encourage other believers in their faith and, hopefully, into action.

Name: Dr. Okongo Samson

Occupation:  Pastor & Doctor

Hometown: Tucson, AZ.

 

Okongo Samson is the Founder and the President of Unite 4 Africa. He was born in Kenya, where he finished his early education and became a follower of Christ at the age of 14. He went to Medical College in Nairobi and furthered his studies at Queen’s University Belfast in Northern Ireland for Medical Research and Oncology. He later completed his theology degree at Union Theological College, which lead him to join World Medical Mission. He then became a US Citizen and settled in Tucson, Arizona for the past 15 years where the Unite 4 Africa Ministry Office is currently located.

His ministry and servant leadership has saved thousands around the world and has taken him to places where he trained leaders and conducted medical missionary work. He has traveled to over 50 countries training ministries and helping to develop church leadership; particularly in Africa, the Middle East and Asia. 

With his experience working in war-torn places, United Nation, Africa Union and leaders from different countries have invited him to participate in peace reconciliation and negotiation in the Middle East and Africa. He has used his calling to influence and show the love of Christ.

He has continued to focus on spiritual, social, physical and economical development during his missionary and Ministry work.

Do You Know Someone Who Goes Above and Beyond to Serve Others?

Hero Hall of Fame

Everyday Christian heroes in our nation take ACTION to make our world better, to help
their fellow man, to teach the word, to care for the sick and feed the hungry. This
Christian example is why our nation leads. Each of us can be a hero in our community.
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Dr. Okongo Samson

Okongo Samson is the Founder and the President of Unite 4 Africa. He was born in Kenya, where he finished his early education and became a follower of Christ at the age of 14. He went to Medical College in Nairobi and furthered his studies at Queen’s University...