You Never Know What God Has For You Until You Take That First Step Of Faith!
About Joel & Kimberly
Joel Sanabria was born and raised in the Bronx, NY in 1970 to Puerto Rican parents. Being raised during a time of high poverty, injustice, and a failing educational system during his early childhood, being influenced by the rising of the Hip Hop culture and hungering after God during his young adult years. Joel has grown to love God more each day through those life experiences. And yes he was a B-Boy/Graffiti artist at one time.
Joel began to study God’s word at a Bible Institute later attend seminary. He began ministry as an evangelist traveling to various places in the U.S. Worked at several churches, para-church ministries, and non-profit organizations in various ministry capacities. God had given him the privilege to become a pastor, an associate pastor, Sunday school teacher, youth director, missionary, and other ministry experiences. He is the Director and Founder of Youth Outcry USA and the Spanish version Clamor Juvenil Internacional. A ministry dedicated to transforming youth from statistics to success and providing youth leadership development. His calling as a Pastor-Teacher is more than a title to him. It’s a lifestyle which he fully lives daily.
Joel has been married to Kimberly since May 2006. His wife is a beautifully talented and gifted woman of God. Business owner of Vivid Dezigns a graphic design and brand strategy agency. Talented in the music ministry as a worshiper and keyboardist. Together they have experienced some amazing moments in their journey of faith, met some amazing people, and continue to follow God’s calling in their lives.
“I believe that life is a journey, often difficult and sometimes incredibly cruel, but we are well equipped for it if only we tap into our talents and gifts and allow them to blossom.” –Les Brown