About Empower Ministry

The goal of Empower Ministry is to empower people to live their God given potential. Special emphasis is on working with local churches ,so congregations can live a spiritually and emotionally resilient life while witnessing to their world.

Two scriptures state what the theme of Empower Ministry is:

For I can do everything through Christ, who gives me strength (empowers me). Philippians 4:13 (NLT)

Get wisdom, and whatever you get, get insight (understanding). Proverbs 4:7

We believe that the Bible gives wisdom, our goal is to help people develop insight! We do this through literature, webinars and public speaking.

About Ron Ovitt

Ron Ovitt has an eclectic ministry background that makes his teaching unique. He was the Executive Director of Youth for Christ in Lima, Ohio, giving him a wide range of teaching, preaching, program and event experience. He subsequently moved to Chicago to serve as a Youth Pastor and pursue graduate work in psychology at Wheaton College.

Combining his love for ministry and social causes, Ron took a director’s position with World Relief before becoming Vice President of Development for Central Baptist Children’s Home. Fulfilling his passion to help churches become involved in the needs of poor communities, Ron served as Vice President of Adventures in Missions and founded Walk the Talk Ministries. Ron then became Executive Pastor and Missions Pastor at Calvary Church in Orland Park, Illinois. It was there that Ron created a church system to help people use their skills, spiritual gifts and passions in community outreach.

With a background in Pastoral counseling and Psychology Ron is an excellent Recovery Coach and has created a successful recovery ministry. He is an author and currently teaches a successful one year program called, Emotional Resilience, Living with the Fruit of the Spirit. He specializes in overcoming emotional strongholds, habits and addictions. He has also developed an emotional healing process, called Emotional Relearning, and MindSkills.

Ron is currently President of Empower Ministry and makes his home in Palos Heights, Illinois with his wife Janine. They have three adult sons that live in Illinois and Kansas.


Emotional Resilience: Living with the Fruit of the Spirit
Activate: A Database for Mobilizing Churches for Missions
Moment in the Word: Daily Moments That Feed Your Soul
Wired for Ministry: Activate your Passions, Experience and Abilities
The Five Signs of a Healthy Christian

Empower Ministry
12540 S. 68th Ct., Palos Heights, IL 60463
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