Pastor Sam Abraham is a Licensed Minister with the Assemblies of God and has been serving as the Youth Pastor and English Ministries Pastor since January 2011. He has a Master’s degree in Clinical Social Work/Mental Health at the University of Illinois, and holds an MA in Religion/Church Ministries from Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary in Lynchburg, Virginia. Sam has worked in the health care field in a variety of roles, and continues to be employed full time in Veteran's Affairs at a local hospital in addition to his pastoral duties at ZCC. He and his wife Mini live in Vernon Hills with their two children, Michael and Marissa. Pastor Sam would like to see ZCC continue to transform into a Christ-centered, multicultural church which is faithful to God’s Word, energized by His Spirit, and rooted in love for one another.