Official Farewell and Ministry Celebration of Rev. Ashkenaz Asif Khan:
We thank God for the life and ministry of Rev. Ashkenaz Asif who gave ZBS a new spirit and
made ZBS Strong. We also thank God for the godly leadership he has provided to not only make
the seminary a leading seminary in Pakistan but also trained me and many others to provide ZBS
with next phase of leadership. We arranged an evening to honor him and acknowledge his
services at ZBS. This program was well attended by pastors, leaders of the organizations, board
members, staff & Faculty and students. Pastor Nate Irwin from College Park was our main
speaker for this program. We thank God that many pastors, ZBS graduates, and relatives of Rev.
Ashkenaz shared their remarks about his life and ministry. Rev. Nate Irwin spoke from the Word
of God and shared his memories working at ZBS with Rev. Ashkenaz Asif.
Rev. Ashkenaz and his wife also spoke in this ceremony shared their time at ZBS. They shared that they will continue to live in Pakistan, working as an Ambassador of ZBS. There was a special commissioning prayer for Ashkenaz and his wife.