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Zoro International Ministries (ZIM) was formed in 2009 by world-renowned musician Zoro to teach Biblically based achievement skills, nurture purpose and offer inspiration to vulnerable young adults.

ZIM’s vision is to help young adults throughout the world understand their unique God-given gifts and fulfill their divine assignments on earth.

ZIM’s mission is to develop in young adults a rock-solid, Christ-centered foundation by giving them tools and support, guiding them to become their nation’s next generation of leaders.

Through its focus, ZIM is diligently working to raise up Godly generations of young adults age 18 to 29 who will understand God's purpose for their lives and live out the dreams God has placed in their minds and hearts. 

With humility and gratitude, ZIM is eternally thankful for those who are partnering with us. Together, we work to put the principles into practice, raising up today successful young adults who will shepherd their nations tomorrow.


ZIM Leadership - Zoro

Zoro - founder of Zoro International Ministries

Zoro (top row center) with a group of Living Your Destiny graduates.

Known as the “Minister of Groove,” Zoro is an internationally renowned rock star, motivational speaker, author and the definition of a man who marches to the beat of a different drum.

As one of the world’s most respected musicians, Zoro has sat on the drummer’s throne commanding some of the most famous stages in the world of rock and R&B music. Z (as he is known to friends) has toured and recorded with Lenny Kravitz; Bobby Brown; Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons; The New Edition; Jody Watley; Philip Bailey of Earth, Wind & Fire; Angie Stone; Vanessa Paradis; Sean Lennon; Lisa Marie Presley; Tommy Walker; Lincoln Brewster; Phil Keaggy; Barlow Girl; and many others.

Throughout his career, Zoro consistently has been voted the No. 1 R&B drummer and clinician by premier music industry publications such as Modern Drummer, Drum!, and Rhythm Magazine. Z has authored the No. 1 award-winning and best-selling book and DVD series The Commandments of R&B Drumming, The Commandments of Early Rhythm & Blues Drumming and The Commandments of The Half-Time Shuffle (Alfred Publishing). His books are listed in the Top 25 Drums Books Of All Time by Modern Drummer magazine.

As author of the critically acclaimed book, The Big Gig: Big-Picture Thinking For Success, Zoro has equipped countless people with the tools needed to excel and succeed.

Richly gifted as an encourager and life coach on the topic of achievement, Zoro is a kinetic bundle of energy and enthusiasm. He captures audiences and readers around the world with his unmistakable style, sense of humor and conviction. Zoro’s practical wisdom empowers and encourages everyone to strive for the greatness that lies within.

His genuine passion to serve and inspire led to him being honored at the nation’s capitol as a part of the White House Fatherhood Champions of Change & Convening of Engaging Men and Boys. Zoro was among a select group recognized for the important work they do to help shape culture by promoting responsible fatherhood and mentoring.

An ordained minister who has traveled the world as an ambassador of God, Zoro also established Zoro International Ministries (ZIM) to teach Biblically-based achievement skills, nurture purpose and offer inspiration to young adults (age 18 to 29).

Zoro is also a spokesperson for Compassion International and Big Brothers Big Sisters of America. A powerful and purposeful communicator, Zoro connects with people of all ages.

The indelible mark Z makes with his music, words and life continue to have a profound impact on those who come across his path.

Ephesians 2:10 10 "For we are God's workmanship, created in Christ Jesus to do good works, which God prepared in advance for us to do."

Proverbs 11:25  25 "A generous man will prosper;
he who refreshes others will himself be refreshed.

ZIM Statement of faith

We believe that the Bible is the inspired word of God. (2 Timothy 3:16; 1 Thessalonians 2:13; 2 Peter 1:21)

There is one God, eternally existent in three persons – Father, Son and Holy Spirit.

We believe in the Deity of our Lord Jesus Christ, in His virgin birth, in His sinless life, in His miracles, in His bodily resurrection to the right hand of the Father and in His personal return in Power and Glory. (Acts1:11;1; Thessalonians 4:16,17; Revelation 20:6)

Salvation is a commitment of our life to the authority of God the Father by receiving and recognizing Jesus as the Son of God and the Savior of all. (2 Corinthians 7:10; 1 John 5:12; John 3:8)

Water Baptism by immersion. (Matthew 28:19; Romans 6:4; Colossians 2:12; Acts 8:36-39)

We encourage the spiritual unity of all believers in our Lord Jesus Christ.



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