About us

Jeff Hoglen and Tonya Hoglen are the founders of Open Arms International Ministries. Jeff is also a pastor, author and certified coach. He serves as the managing editor for churchplanting.com, working closely with Steve Sjogren and the Kindness Outreach Team.

Tonya Hoglen is also the founder of Girlfriends in Faith Together (G.I.F.T.) Women’s Ministry and is a certified Holy Yoga instructor.

Jeff started pastoring in 2000 and was initially involved in youth and children’s ministry. He later entered the world of church planting and has planted or assisted in starting churches in the USA, Africa and Asia. Jeff currently pastors Church at the Creek in Spring Lake NC. This was his first experience doing a replant. (Revitalizing a dying church) He also provides oversight to numerous churches in NC, SC through an organization that he and his wife Tonya started called Open Arms International Ministries. Over the past 5 years, Jeff has teamed with his spiritual fathers to serve as apostolic oversight for DOVE International Philippines which consists of over 21 churches.

Jeff Hoglen is the author various Seminars and books such as: “Obeying the Call” Devotional & Missions Journal, “Here Am I – A Call to Biblical Missions”, “As You Go – Missions as a Lifestyle” and his latest book for discipleship called “I Believe – Basics of the Christian Faith”.

Tonya is the author of “Everything Beautiful” a 60 Day Women’s Ministry Devotional.

Open Arms International Ministries Network of Churches

OAIM Serves as apostolic oversight for several ministers and churches throughout North America and Asia. Due to the risks associated in some areas around the world, we no longer publish a church directory or ministerial list.

To inquire about a credentialed minister or church, please contact us below and we will answer accordingly.

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