Shifting Shadows


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Allan Houston​

Former two-time NBA All-Star,

Asst.General Manager for the New York Knicks 

General Manager for Westchester Knicks NBA Development

"To spend 5 minutes with Herman Mendoza now, it would be challenging to imagine him spending five years in Federal Prison dealing with illicit drugs. Since our paths crossed years ago when I was invited to join him at the United Nations as a guest speaker, I have witnessed his efforts in reaching young people to Christ and his commitment to impact our society with his testimony. In this work, "Shifting Shadows", we can grasp the essence of God's unwavering grace."  


About the Author

Rev. Herman Mendoza currently serves as an Associate Pastor and the Director of PowerHouse Kids Ministry, at Promise Ministries International in New York City. He is also one of the speakers for The 4/14 Window Movement, a global initiative to raise a new generation of children, ages 4 to 14, to be the leaders of tomorrow through Christ. He speaks at conferences, schools, and churches around the world spreading the message of hope, faith, grace, and redemption. Pastor Mendoza is a community leader and collaborates with the New York Police Academy through his youth program to educate young people about the police culture. Pastor Mendoza’s memoir, Shifting Shadows: How a New York Drug Lord Found Freedom in the Last Place He Expected, has been published with Bethany House, a division of Baker Publishing Group. It details the story of his life, as a lost young man who after experiencing the lowest point in his life—convicted for drug trafficking and sentenced to prison—found forgiveness and a new life in Jesus Christ. These are truly milestone markings of a life transformed by the relentless love of God.



  • Preach/Book signing Bethel International Church
    Aug 15, 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM
    Bethel International Church , 87-07 Justice Avenue, Elmhurst, NY
    Pastor Mendoza will be preaching and sharing his testimony followed by a book signing
  • The American Latino Coalition Fiesta Latina
    Aug 21, 10:00 AM – 7:00 PM EDT
    Museum Village , 1010 NY-17M, Monroe, NY 10950, USA
    Pastor Mendoza will share his incredible story followed by a book signing
  • Iglesia La Viña book signing
    Oct 10, 9:00 AM – 12:30 PM
    Iglesia La Viña , 122-18 18th Ave, College Point, NY 11356, USA
    Pastor Mendoza will be sharing his powerful testimony followed by a book signing
  • Shrewsbury First Assembly of God
    Oct 24, 10:00 AM – 12:20 PM EDT
    Shrewsbury First Assembly of God , 220 Sycamore Ave, Shrewsbury, NJ 07702, USA
    Pastor Mendoza will share his remarkable story from Drug Lord to Pastor. Followed by a book signing
  • Bethel Christian Church (Book Signing) Author Rev. Herman Mendoza
    Jul 18, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM
    Bethel Christian Church , 39-10 16th Ave, Brooklyn, NY, USA
    Pastor Herman Mendoza, will be ministering and sharing his testimony about his new memoir Shifting Shadows. After service he will have a book signing.
  • Father’s Day Service special message to Dads
    Jun 20, 12:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Iglesia Evangelica Cristo Salva , 86-06 108th St, Richmond Hill, NY 11418, USA
    Father's Day Service special message to Dads and Book Signing "Shifting Shadows"
  • Book Signing Shifting Shadows
    Jun 06, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM EDT
    Iglesia Pentecostal de Jesucristo , 128-05 Liberty Ave, South Richmond Hill, NY 11419, USA
    Book Signing Shifting Shadows, Pastor Herman Mendoza will be ministering at Iglesia Pentecostal de Jesucristo de Queens
  • Book announcement
    May 16, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM
    Centro Cristiano Adonai , 99-07 Northern Blvd, Corona, NY 11368
    Shifting Shadows: How A New York Drug Lord Found Freedom In the Last Place He Expected
  • Grace Gospel Missions
    May 09, 11:20 AM – 1:30 PM EDT
    Queens, 69-02 Roosevelt Ave, Flushing, NY 11377, USA
    Author, Pastor Herman Mendoza, will be sharing his testimony on his newly published book Shifting Shadows: How A New York Drug Lord Found Freedom In the Last Place He Expected.
  • Light to the Nations Church
    May 03, 11:00 AM – 12:25 PM EDT
    Queens, 78-05 Myrtle Ave, Flushing, NY 11385, USA
    Book Shifting Shadows: How A New York Drug Lord Found Freedom in the Last Place He Expected. Author Herman Mendoza will share his remarkable story.
  • Congreso Ministerios Infantiles Ventana 4/14-Virtual
    Apr 24, 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM GMT+2
    Enseñaréis a vuestros hijos estrategias y métodos como alcanzar a la niñez para el reino de Dios.
  • Ventana 4/14 Foro de Lideres-Virtual
    Apr 08, 11:00 AM EDT – Apr 20, 3:07 PM EDT
    Inscripción disponible, no se lo pierdan Foro de Lideres Ventana 4/14 va ser un tiempo de Refrescar-Repensar-Recargar
  • Nassau Community College-Women's Criminal Justice Association colloquium
    Feb 11, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
    Online Event
    Pastor Mendoza will be sharing about "Shifting Shadows" book and having a Q and A session afterwards.
  • Unfavorable Odds with Host Kim Anthony-Family Life Podcast Network
    Nov 30, 2020, 7:00 PM
    Online from Arkansas
    Pastor Mendoza will share his testimony.
  • Life Today with Randy Robison & Sheila Walsh
    Nov 16, 2020, 7:20 AM
    1801 W Euless Blvd, 1801 W Euless Blvd, Euless, TX 76040, USA
    Pastor Herman and his wife Alexandra will join Randy Robison and Sheila Walsh on the set of the live tv show "Life Today" in Euless Texas.
  • K-Love Radio-Air 1
    Nov 15, 2020, 10:30 PM
    K Love Radio Station-Air 1
    Interview will Air at 10:30PM on September 20, October 18 and November 15
  • Promise Ministries International
    Nov 13, 2020, 8:00 PM
    Pastor Mendoza will share a message on Friday Online Service


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