Our Team


Apostle J.L. and Becky Arnold

Apostle J.L. and Becky Arnold have been married 30 years and have two amazing kids.  Together they have been in ministry for 20 + years to include helping to establish two churches, a preschool and a College of Ministry in Georgia.  They were called to Reno, Nevada from Augusta, Georgia in 2008 and together established a branch of Soaring High Ministries (SHM).  Their heart for Northern Nevada is to remove the bondage of religion, break-down the barriers of poverty mindsets, chains of racism, and enhance individual potential regardless of socio-economic background.  Proclaiming the Gospel of the Kingdom through the manifestation of Yahweh’s Sons and Daughters as they walk out their assignment and fulfill their destiny.

J.L. is a successful entrepreneur who enjoys imparting experience and wisdom to empower people to be more than what society labels, classifies, and limits them.  Becky holds a BA in Accounting and an Associate Degree in Christian Counseling.  She enjoys leading and empowering women. She is the Youth Director at SHM and is employed as an Accounting Manager for a local corporation. 

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Pastor Thom & Teacher Heidi Sabol

Pastor Thom & Heidi Sabol have been pastoring and teaching in the region for several years.  Heidi is a Prophetic Artist and Thom moves in healing.  They share a heart for personal and corporate ministry, through the Word of Christ.  Having a strong desire to see an impartation of the Holy Spirit, in helping others to develop a strong biblical foundation in the Body of Christ. 

Thom and Heidi have been married for 19 years and have two amazing sons. Thom is a property manager and Heidi is a nurse and college professor. Heidi is also a prior military officer in the U.S. Navy Nurse Corps, with experience in combat zone, overseas duty, humanitarian, and disaster work.


Elder Jesse (Jess) Arnold

Elder Jesse (Jess) Arnold, aka Pop, is originally from Owensboro, Kentucky.   Jess served in the United States Air Force from 1961 until retiring as a Senior Master Sergeant, First Sergeant in 1987.  Jess was ordained as an Elder in 1997, and is a great source of words of wisdom, providing kind and gentle encouragement. He has been a vital part since the conception of SHM, and his many life experiences prove to be beneficial as he continues to help and support others.  


Elders Joey & Karen Hensley