Barbara hust

Barbara Hust (Bobbie) is the President of Hope Ministries Inc. She has lived in Kenoza Lake, NY for 46 years. She is mother to two grown children, Dan and Becky and is grandmother to three, Lizzy, Joey, and Bobby

For sixteen years Bobbie was faithful to prison ministry as she gave weekly piano lessons to the inmates. She felt blessed to be able to pray with and encourage them.

Currently, she drives to the Walter Hoving Home in Garrison, NY, one day a week, where Bobbie counsels women dealing with all types of addiction.

Hope House Orphanage, School and Clinic are dear to her heart as she enjoys being the connection between Hope House children and their sponsors. On two occasions over the past eleven years, Bobbie has traveled to Zambia and has sent other board members to see the positive impact first hand. 

rev. neal & connie frey

Pastor Neal Frey served as the senior pastor at Huntington Assembly of God in Huntington Station , NY for 18 years. Prior to this position, he was an Assembly of God foreign missionary for 20 years.

The countries he has ministered to during his missionary career include Japan, Guam and Russia. Pastor Neal has a total of over 46 years of ministry experience. God has given him a passion to teach and to raise up leaders. Throughout his ministry career, he has started various Bible Colleges as well as Christian Schools where his role varied from teaching to Administration.

Currently,  Pastor Neal has the Long Island section as the Sectional Church Planting Director. He is also a certified Assemblies of God coach and Church Planting Boot Camp Table Coach. Pastor Neal's ministry and life experience have given him a unique perspective regarding church planting, missions, ministering cross-culturally and Biblical training.

He serves as Vice President of Hope Ministries Zambia. Since resigning from the pastorate at Huntington, he and his wife Connie are now raising funds to prepare themselves for ministry in Zambia.

Sam and kasambe sikapizye

Samuel Sikapizye is a motivational speaker, life coach and minister of the gospel. He is a missionary to the United States. He firmly believes in the principle that it is more blessed to give than to receive. As much as Africa has been enlightened and blessed by missionaries from western countries, Samuel believes that now is the time for Africa to give back as missionaries. What started as a flicker of light in Samuel's heart 20 years ago, has now grown into an international ministry with global reach. He extensively ministers in the continents of north America and Africa by way of video, audio and printed material. He currently resides in California with his wife Kasambe and is a proud father to Niza and Raquel.

Rebekah failla

Rebekah lives in western New York state. She is a stay at home mother of two small children, Elizabeth and Joseph. Rebekah has obtained an Associates degree in Architectural Technology and Bachelor's degree in Computer Graphic Art. She has been freelancing in these fields for several years with many of these accomplishments being for Hope Ministries in Kenoza Lake, NY and Hope House Orphanage in Zambia, Africa.

Rebekah also has a love for animation. In 1999, she became involved with the animation company, Artie Romero Graphics, in Colorado Springs, CO. Rebekah also has a very big passion for children's books, storyboarding, script writing, song writing and fashion design. Along with being a loving, involved mother, in her "free" time she loves to draw, paint, crochet and use her hands. Her career goals are to use her creative vision on a large scale to inspire others and give hope to the world.

melody balthaser

Melody is a married mother of three, and grandmother to two baby girls. A Christian speaker and published author of historical fiction, she has worked in children's and women's ministries, and traveled to Zambia for Hope Ministries. Sharing the transforming love of Jesus is her passion and she believes that with this Love we can conquer any fear and reach our full potential and destiny.  

Sharing the transforming love of Jesus is a passion of mine. I believe with His love we can push through fear to reach our full potential and destiny. "Such love has no fear, because perfect love expels all fear." -1 John 4:18 NLV  

Seeking Sophie, her inspirational, historical novel is a thrilling combination of mystery, suspense, and romance woven together with a touch of providence. ​ ​

gary dahlman

shirley blum

Shirley is the mother of three children, Holly, Timothy, and Harmony. The Lord has blessed her with two grandchildren, Destiny and Elijah.

Shirley has on the board of Hope Ministries for over twelve years and traveled, with Barbara Hust, to Zambia in 2006 and 2007.

Pastor Charles and Margaret Mumba