A Grace-filled Son, Friend, Husband, Father, Dreamer, Strategist, Companion, Pastor, Author, and Adventurous child of God.
Moses Oyekunle Sowale is an adventurous theologian known for his big dreams, and a blend of creativity and spirituality. A life-long Anglican and churchman, product of Immanuel College of Theology Samonda Ibadan and a graduate of The University of Ibadan, Oyo State Nigeria, Boston College, and the Episcopal Divinity School Cambridge, Massachusetts.
As a result of his interest in using pastoral care to support the empowerment of women and youth, he founded The Voice Christian Center for Family Development, Pastoral Care and Counseling which is now officially registered as a faith-based non-governmental organization called Fingerprint Pastoral Care and Counseling Center, Nigeria.
Moses is the pioneer of the theology of uniqueness, teaching that equality can be achieved without the need for sameness. He authored his first book “The Mirror” in June 2020, and he is currently working on a life transforming curriculum called the IESSP (Identity, Educational, Spiritual and Social Plan). He strives to serve as a bridge between groups and individuals with differing points of view. His greatest goal in life is to be able to tell his stories in all of their glory and blemishes, thereby giving others permission to embrace their own stories as sacred and life-giving.
In 2010, Moses served as a missionary and evangelist at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church Brockton, and since then, he pioneered a new congregation called Grace Chapel (Episcopal/ Anglican church) Brockton. As a missioner at Grace Chapel, he founded the Boys’ & Girls’ Brigade Brockton, an outreach youth program, and the Abigail’s Project, a women outreach program.
In 2013, Moses received the Jonathan M. Daniels Fellowship Award from The Episcopal Divinity School Cambridge MA in recognition of his work in the city of Brockton and The Voice project.
In August 2014, Moses completed and defended his thesis project, “When the Lion Befriends the Lamb; Empowerment of Women in a Patriarchal Society; the Yorubas as a case study. In 2016, Dr. Moses Sowale was chosen for the Outstanding Faith, Justice and Leadership Award by the South Shore Leadership Conference. The South Shore Regional Community Excellence Awards celebrates and acknowledges the outstanding work of individuals and organizations, as identified and determined by fellow community members. The event provides an opportunity for the community to collectively thank those who demonstrate exceptional work, inspire hope, and promote excellence.
A committed listener, mentor, evangelist, and counselor, Moses is an active voice and witness for the oppressed, women’s empowerment, youth development, care for the poor, and has a deep passion for family and communal life. Moses enjoys playing lawn tennis, online soccer, and networking. Moses is married to Comfort, and they are blessed with two boys.