Rev. Dr. Nate Butler - Executive Director
United Nations Environment Program - Global Policy Committee - Professor - Pastor
Dr. Nathan Butler is the Director & Founder of AARAMA (All Americans Relieving Adversity Ministry Association, Inc), organized in April 2006. Objective: Alleviate Human Suffering and a voice for Empowerment of the Disenfranchised. www.aarama.org.
He realized a need to help World Wide Community Advocates, Pastors, Laypersons to become more effective leaders and efficient in results-oriented project planning. He has a Doctorate in Ministry from Eastern Theological Seminary and a Dual Degree from the Washington Baptist Theological Seminary, Doctorate, and Master of Arts (Valedictorian). He has a Bachelor's Degree in Accounting and Business Administration with a Minor in Economics from the University of Baltimore. Advanced studies at Capitol Bible Seminary, Accra, and Cape Coast Universities in West Africa.
Dr. Butler has Mobilized Missions teams, lectured and held numerous workshops, conventions, and conferences in Jamaica, West Indies, Seoul Korea, Hyderabad, Secunderabad, Warangal, Karimnagar India, Nairobi/Nakuru, Kenya East Africa, Ghana, West Africa, Berlin & Ramstein Germany, Panama Central America, Santo Domingo Dominican Republic, Aguascalientes Mexico, Zacapa Guatemala, Porte-au-Prince Haiti, Cuba, and Israel. He has led many medical clinics, triage, and vision with his Nurse Education background.
Alleviating Hunger through Food Preservation – "The Jar Canning Process." In 2007 the canning project was initiated as AARAMA sat out to teach persons in a local Kenya community the "process of canning fruits and vegetables." Canned foods can last for many months. While there is widespread hunger, food preservation in the excellent season has sustainability in a weak harvest and drought.
Dr. Butler is the Founding Dean and Program Establishmentarian of the International Distant Learning Program, Washington Baptist Theological Seminary. Presently serving students in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Congo DRC, Rwanda, Burundi, Nigeria, Liberia, Uganda, South Africa & Ghana. Current student enrollment 396. Expansion opportunities to Santo Domingo Dominican Republic, Havana, Cuba, Porte-au-Prince Haiti, and Jamaica West Indies. This program is "No Cost to Students." www.wbtsintlaarama.org
February 2008 Dr. Butler was invited to attend and participate in the UNEP (United Nations Environment Program) in Monaco for the 10th Special Session of the Governing Council / Global Civil Society Forum. Dr. Butler accepted an invitation to attend & participate in the UNEP (United Nations Environment Program) in Monaco for the 10th Special Session of the Governing Council/Global Civil Society Forum) Harmful effects of Mercury & the global impact. (soil, animals, fish, humans). Dr. Butler continues to serve on the Global Policy Committee for UNEP.
Dr. Butler has been the Senior Pastor of RCG Community Church in Washington DC since 1992. He was awarded the top 10 Pastors in the District of Columbia, RADIO ONE, in 2013.
Board Affiliations: UNEP, Lifeline Ministry, AARAMA. Collective Empowerment Group, RCG Development
Corporation, Collective Banking Group, Advisory Board - Washington Baptist Theological Seminary.
Professional Background: Banking & Finance, Aeronautical Engineering, and Nurse Education
Author: The Psychological Effect of Foreign Missions (document)
Sport Activities: Marathon Runner, Cyclist
Dr. Butler is married to the former Ms. Sherry Sollers. They have two children, Nate, Jr., and Tia
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Sometimes it seems as if what we do is just a drop in the bucket, and maybe in the grand scheme of things it is. But then we are reminded that it is continuing to do what is right that makes the difference, for many drops make great rivers.