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Recommendations | TVLC Ministries
Reverend John Shoemaker Founder and Senior Minister Outlook Christian Fellowship Rochester, New York Russell Blackman is a prophet with a heart after God.
God rescued him as a brand plucked from the fire (Zech 3) and placed the Word of the Lord in his mouth.
Out of the desolation and brokenness of his past, the Lord has raised up a humble servant who trusts in Him and has been willing to speak as the Holy Spirit directs, even when people have not wanted to hear it.
Out of the revelatory gifting he has been given, he speaks to nations, regions, cities, churches and individuals.
He has ministered powerfully and accurately to members of my congregation, as well as many others in our region.
ministry reminds me of Elijah (miracles) and John
the Baptist (pointing to Jesus).
What impresses me the most about Bro Russell is his
love for people, divine humility and Godly character.
While in Lima Peru, we were on the Latin TBN, throughout South and Central America & local TV and radio .
television station wanted us to come back which excited me .Brother Russell said no, to keep a prior appointment with a family that was made.
said "never chase after camera's or try to make a name for yourself; we have to keep our word.
Ministry Network | TVLC Ministries
John Shoemaker of Rochester New York
is best defined not by accomplishments, positions or titles, but by his
passionate desire to intimately know God and to experience and more fully live in His
The foundational calling on his
life is be a spiritual father, helping sons and daughters to move toward their destiny in God, and providing encouragement and support to them in raising up their own spiritual sons and daughters.
wife Barbara both went through painful divorces and were single parents of three children each for many years.
They were married in 1996 and now have 11 grandchildren.
John took an early retirement from Eastman Kodak Company in early 203, after being asked to join the pastoral staff of Bethel Christian Fellowship, a large urban Rochester church.
He spend about one-third of his 30+ year Kodak career in technical assignments and the remainder in various manufacturing management or other leadership positions.
Over those years he also assumed a variety of ministry leadership roles, both inside and outside his church.
In his 5 years at Bethel, he gave oversight to the finance and administrative functions, as well as to a number of pastors and ministries, and led Bethel's strategic planning processes.
During his last tow years he was also the executive director of a Christian community development corporation focused on bringing economic, social and spiritual transformation to urban Rochester.
At the end of 2008 John
wife Barbara planted Outlook Christian Center
, which is called to advance the kingdom of God in the greater Rochester area by helping people identify and pursue their callings and God-given dreams.
John Shoemaker Executive Administrator Acting Executive Director, Hope Initiatives CDC
WROC TV NEWS 8 NOW ROCHESTER NEW YORK - Local Story
My question is, what we are doing the other 51 weeks as churches and leaders to prepare people to be ministers and love people in their own world," said John Shoemaker, Executive Administrator of Bethel Fellowship Church.
But, Shoemaker challenges that one day of worship isn't enough to erase the multitude of services provided by mega churches in good faith.
"They trained fifty thousand leaders this summer on a simulcast.Look what they did in the hurricane and the Gulf," said Shoemaker
said one of the reasons they decided to reduce its Sunday Christmas schedule was to give employees some time off.
Communications | Monroe County, NY
The County Executive was welcomed at HOPE Initiatives by Pastor Ron Domina, Pastor of Bethel Christian Fellowship, Rev. John Shoemaker, Acting Executive Director of HOPE Initiatives and Bill Daubney, Director of Compassion Coalition-Rochester.