Board of Directors

Serving thru June 2025

Chairman - James Burkhardt

Treasurer - HaSheen Wilson

Secretary - Abraham J. Ajenifuja



Dennis Kelly - USA Affairs

Brian Mutebi -  Uganda Affairs


Left to Right: James, HaSheen & Abraham


Introducing EMPOWERED LIVING Radio Program

Orphaned Heart Int'l starts broadcasting Friday and Saturdays at 9:00 PM to nearly 11 million people over Orange FM 96.5 Ondo State Nigerian beginning in September 2023. Each 15 minute program has instruction and Orphan Heart healing messages that will transform many lives. EMPOWERED LIVING presenters are James Burkhardt, President, and Dr. Ejiro Umukoro Gideon Umukoro, Director of the Nigeria Empowerment Center. 

Left:. Dr. Ejiro Umukoro Gideon Umukoro. Radio Presenter

Center: Muyiwa Fasakin, Dir. of African Empowerment Centers

Right: James Burkhardt, President Orphaned Heart Int'l


Touching Heaven - Healing Hearts 4 Day Festivals

TOP: Orphaned Heart Int'l sponsors 4 Day Regional Revival Festivals like the one shown on top every 60 to 90 days at the invitation of at least 20 participating churches that have prayed and planned with our team to do as Isaiah 61 directs. Preach the good news. Heal the broken (orphaned) hearted. Bind their Wounds (traumas). Set them free (from an Orphan Spirit). Restore their soul (Psalm 23) with Baptism and Communion.

Left: One day Pastors & Orphan Care Workers Conferences... Teaching and equipping them to minister effectively to Orphans, Widows and those afflicted by an Orphan Spirit. Also, direct ministry to teenage boys and girls (orphaned or not) teaching them the Biblical principles of a morally pure lifestyle. 

Center: Richard Musana - Dir. Uganda Empowerment Center

Right: Prince Charles Kimbugwe - Evangelist/Worship Leader


The Fatherless. Foster Families. Native Americans. 

Orphaned Heart Intl is excited to be back in the USA. The new HQ is in Naples, Florida. 


The Lord has opened doors to those with Orphaned Hearts in Public K - 12 schools, Foster Care systems, Native American Tribes, Women in Medium Security Correctional facilities, Homeless Vets, and organized Recovery Groups PLUS Churches and Christian Schools across this land.


Look for a major Foster Care Conference in Des Moines, Iowa featuring Dr. John DeGarmo. Plus, several Worship Nights and a South Eastern regional Native American conference. The goal is to begin streaming all USA based Orphaned Heart Events in America over the Internet so that God's power will be displayed for the whole world to see.

Left: Devin Schubert - Dir., Foster Care Families and Workers

Center: Curtis Munoz -  Director, Native American Outreach

Right: Lisa Westerfield - Director, Women Behind Bars

Athena Pitsikoulis - Empowered Living Workshop Teacher

Orphaned Heart Intl sponsors a life-changing series of "Empowered Living Workshops" on the 1st and 3rd Thursdays of the month at the Christian Healing Center of Naples,       4670 Cardinal Way #Suite 303 Naples, FL 34112

Athena joined the USA Native American Outreach Team in September 2023. Her heart is to bring healing and restoration to the Native First Nations Tribes. She is an enrolled member and former Vice Chairwoman of the Shasta Indian Nation of Northern California. Athena is a gifted Bible teacher and Prayer Warrior. Currently she is ministering along side President James Burkhardt who leads worship & prayer during the Empowered Living Workshops in Southwest Florida.  Join us Thursday, February 15th Seek First The Kingdom, Sunday, February 25th Revival Glory Night, Thursday,  March 7th - TBA, Sunday, March 17th - Brendan Brooks In Concert, Thursday, March 21st - TBA.. All events are 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Register for FREE Tickets at Eventbritr:.

Athena's Amazing Personal Story

Hear in honest detail the transparent testimony of her dynamic transformation from a lonely girl from Queens, New York who overcame painful trauma from abuse, abandonment, and rejection to become a vibrant believer by the healing power of Jesus Christ.

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