George “Modavador g” Salter, MAEL
My wife, Nina, and I have been married for twenty-four years. We have three daughters, one son-in-law and two grandchildren. We live in the greater Chicago area with our two youngest daughters along with our cat and dog. I love watching movies, playing basketball, writing, listening to music and spending time with family at the dinner table. My wife and daughters are great cooks.
Master of Arts in Educational Leadership – Gateway Seminary – Ontario, CA (2021) – GPA: 3.50
B.S. Management Science – SUNY at Geneseo, NY – (1981) – School of Business with Honors
Prison Ministry Founder, Rhyme 2 Reason Ministries, Glen Ellyn, IL (2012-Present)
- Responsibilities: Producing and developing ministry evangelism and discipleship tools for youth in detention centers and adults in correctional facilities across the country.
- Major Accomplishments: Developing a Multi-Sensory Bible Storytelling Curriculum to help participants find their story in God’s Story and communicate Christ cross-culture through their unique gifting. In 2005, translated and narrated God’s Story: It’s All Good in the Hood, that was distributed by the Navigator’s ministries to chaplains, volunteers, and inmates in 500 prisons across the country.
Ministry Volunteer, Bible Study Instructor, JUST of DuPage County Jail, Wheaton, IL (2012)
- Responsibilities: Served inmates with justice, understanding, service, and teaching.
- Major Accomplishments: Empowered returning citizens to successfully transition back into society.
Discipleship and Resident Director, Koinonia House National Ministries, Wheaton, IL (2010-2012)
- Responsibilities: Mentored men coming out prison into a 15-month residential program. Recruit, train, and educate church team to mentor discipleship residents during their transition.
- Major Accomplishments: Conducted extensive correspondence with over 40 inmates which led to 30 applications of which 6 applicants were accepted into the residential program. Helped raised thousands of dollars in support for KHNM 2010 and 2011 Annual Fundraiser Banquets.
Associate Minister, Full Gospel Deliverance Center, Durham, NC (2009-2010)
- Responsibilities: Prison Ministry and Missions, Teaching and Preaching
- Major Accomplishments: Received Ordination 2010
Associate Minister, Tupper Memorial Baptist Church, Raleigh, NC (2005-2007)
- Responsibilities: Youth Ministry, Prison Ministry, Missions, Teaching and Preaching
- Major Accomplishments: Completed 40-week Practicum I & II
Associate Minister, First Missionary Baptist Church, Marin City, CA (2002-2005)
- Responsibilities: Youth Holy Hip-Hop Ministry, Missions, Preaching and Teaching
- Major Accomplishments: Received Minister’s License on January 12, 2003
- Sharing God’s Love Ministries – Story 2 Glory Prison Ministry Story Telling Curriculum Pilot – 2021
- Founder, Modavador g Group Publishing (ASCAP) -2021
- Illinois Department of Corrections – Martin L. King, Jr. Celebration – Stone of Hope “Rock On” – 2021
- IDJJ: Youth Center (IYC) St. Charles – Peck Music and Arts Academy Mentor – 2020
- Founder, Rhyme 2 Reason Ministries Publishing (BMI Publishing) – 2020
- Save One Life Foundation Music Mentor of the Year – 2019
- 28th Annual DuPage County Celebration of Dr. Martin L. King, Jr. – Spoken Word Presenter – 2018
- Unite 2017 Correctional Ministry Summit, Workshop Presenter – 2017
- Youth Vacation Bible School Teacher, Second Baptist Church of Wheaton – 2017
- IDJJ: Youth Center (IYC) St. Charles – Volunteer Basketball Coach – 2016
- Poetry In Motion: Picture this, God is on Time – Spoken Word Devotional, Author – 2016
- Tyndale Prison & Jail Ministry Recommended Resource Listing, Designer – 2016
- Kairos Torch Prison Ministry Advisory Council at IYC St. Charles – Spiritual Leader – 2016
- Flip The Script – a hip-hop literary work exploring God’s Word from creation to eternity – 2015
- Bridge to Freedom –Cell Blocked Unlocked – Life Skills Coach – 2012
- DuPage County Jail –Cell Block Unlocked: Answering the Call, Bible Study Instructor – 2011
- Willow Creek Community Church, Prison Ministry Spiritual Formation Coach -2011
- Louisiana State Penitentiary – “Live @ Angola R.A.P. Session CD series”, Producer – 2010
- Founder, House 2 House Community Enrichment Programs – 2008
- Featured of the Spec House Magazine Show debuting the hit single: That’s What I’m After -2005
- God’s Story: It’s All Good in the Hood,Language Translator and Narrator – 2005
- Tm4-1-2 All-Terrain– LifeWay Youth Discipleship Curriculum, Writer – 2004
- H3ORadio – Animated online Holy Hip Hop Show, Producer – 2002
- Produced and distributed Holy Hip Hop Orientation (H3O) hip-hop gospel EP – 2002
- Produced and secured a nationwide distribution deal for Last Dadz hip-hop gospel album – 1999
- Co-Founder, Anointed Madd Traxx (AMT) Hip-Hop Gospel Record Label – 1998
Licensed to the ministry: January 12, 2003 – First Missionary Baptist Church, Marin City, CA
Ordination to the ministry: March 8, 2010 – Full Gospel Deliverance Center, Durham, NC
- Communicator – Proven relationship-builder and inspirational team member.
- Computer/Technical – Advanced experience with Microsoft Office suite, Salesforce, Movavi Video Editor, and Mac products.
- Connector – Values building trusting relationships with colleagues, partnerships and strategies in cross-cultural settings.
- Motivator – Goal-driven leader who maintains a productive climate.
- Strategic Planner – Results-driven achiever able to design, plan, organize, and implement projects and task.
References will be provided upon request