Bonham Shekinah Refuge Ministries
Ministry Type: Translocal
Joined FMIN: June 2009
Biography: The vision of Shekinah Refuge is two-fold: to evangelize and bring many people to Christ, and to bring healing, restoration, freedom and equipping to the body of Christ. Tom and Cindy work this plan through their involvement in Faith Ministries World Outreach Center, where Dennis and Denise Capra co-pastor, and their involvement in Youth with a Mission- GX with their son and daughter-in-law, FMIN Partners Nate and Rute Tanner.
Tom and Cindy have many years of ministry in churches and through YWAM. Tom has been on worship teams as a lead guitarist, provided oversight for a recovery ministry and has assisted with counseling. Cindy has ministered on worship teams both vocally and on the keyboard. She has taught youth groups as well as provided counseling for teens, people addicted to drugs and alcohol and sat on the leadership council for a drug and alcohol recovery ministry. Cindy also teaches multiple series on "Who I am in Christ."
They have a strong interest in seeing recovery in those addicted to drugs and alcohol, as well as assisting victims of domestic violence. Tom and Cindy desire to see people overcome their past and walk free in Christ.
Strengths: Tom is gifted in administration, music, counseling and mentoring. Cindy is gifted in worship leading and back-up, counseling, mentoring and discipling.