WORLD IMPACT TEAM
PASTORS MARK AND ABBY KING
LHOP Senior Pastors
Mark and Abby King, partners in the journey of life and faith for over 35 years, are the senior pastors of LHOP. They were professional sinners when they met Jesus in 1974, but their lives were so dramatically touched and radically changed by encountering the living God and the power of the Holy Spirit that they have never been the same. Since founding the Lord's House of Prayer in 1979, Mark and Abby have heralded a vision that empowers others to find their callings and destinies. Their goal is to establish, equip, and encourage individuals and ministries to reach for the heavens and pull them to earth.
BELIZE, CENTRAL AMERICA
Pastor and church planter, Ruben, and his wife, Aisela, are busy pouring life and hope into the people of Belize in Orange Walk, San Ignacio, Belmopan, Sarteneja, and beyond! With the help of many, they built a new church in Orange Walk, which houses a dental clinic to serve Belizeans through visiting teams of professionals. Work has already begun on a second clinic in San Ignacio. Currently, he is actively working with students who need help in completing their education as well as equipping them through Bible training. He works with local pastors and churches that reach out to their communities with concerts, youth camps, and children’s outreaches.
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Tim & Martha King
Tim and Martha have made their home in Jerusalem, Israel. They are a living testimony of God’s love, care, and commitment to the people of Israel. Tim helped found of the International Christian Embassy Jerusalem in 1980 and stepped down in 2007. Since then, he has served many established works as a consultant and is presently working with the University of the Holy Land, a graduate university featuring the study of early Christianity with hands-on archaeological and historical consequence in Jerusalem. UHL is the accrediting University of the Institute of Biblical Languages and Translation/4.2.20 Foundation where Tim is currently serving as the Vice President of Israel Operations. The Institute seeks to train Biblical Hebrew Translators and Consultants in order to narrow the Old Testament Gap in over 90% of the world's languages. Martha has developed great relationships in their community and is privileged to teach and tutor English to students who love her! Their daughter, born and raised in Israel, is an Israeli citizen who has finished her Israeli army service and has completed her undergraduate work with a BA from Hebrew University and her MA in Conflict Resolution from Tel Aviv University. She is happily married to an Israeli who understands her Christian faith, and they have two beautiful daughters.
Denny & Maureen Hurst
Denny and Maureen built their lives and family in Italy where they pioneered in the organization of concert tours and the “Rock on the Rock” and "Rock on Christmas" music festivals featuring alternative music that ministered to local communities, young people, skaters, and musicians! They and their children (now adults) have all continued to impact the world by demonstrating God’s love through creative outreach and community. They currently reside in Portugal and are working intensively with Steiger International whose European hub is in Germany. They are developing missional artists, pastoring, teaching, mentoring young adults and bands, and organizing the Southern European leg of the evangelistic band, No Longer Music's, annual world tour.
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EUROPE AND SOUTH AMERICA
Isaac and Judy Hurst
Isaac and his wife, Judy, are the newest official members of our team. They are a multicultural, missionary couple, with Isaac being Denny and Maureen Hursts’ son, growing up on the mission field in Italy and Portugal, and Judy from Bogotá, Colombia! They serve on a team with Steiger International in Lisbon, Portugal, reaching and disciplining young adults who would not typically walk into a church, while helping train and equip the local church to join them in reaching out. They’re also part of Steiger’s creative evangelistic music and theatrical production, No Longer Music, which for over 30 years has used the stage to communicate the Gospel of Jesus to young adults in night clubs, city squares, and festivals. No Longer Music engages in several tours around the world every year, boldly proclaiming the Gospel wherever they go.
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- Steiger International
Dathan & Christy Nolt
Dathan & Christy and their three children. Rebekah, Briana, and Alyssa, reside at Rancho Los Amigos, a children's home in Juarez, Mexico. This home is an outreach of the nearby Youth With a Mission base. Many of the children have been rescued from desperate situations and are now in a loving environment where their physical, educational, emotional, and spiritual needs can be met. The Nolts not only help with the needs of the Rancho Los Amigos children by serving as house parents; Dathan also sees to the maintenance of the building and Christy to the staff, making sure they too are cared for.
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- Rancho Los Amigos
Marek & Marysia Kiewra
Marek and Marysia and sons Paul and Peter have pioneered a church and conference center in Gryfow Slaski, Poland. They reach out to the homeless, alcoholics, prisoners, and poor. In a country where unemployment is high and alcoholism is great, there is much to be done. They have also impacted the nation by equipping leaders in other churches.
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Charlie & Alana Krieg
Charlie and Alana are part of *Steiger NEW ZEALAND, reaching out to young adults with the message of the Gospel.
In Tauranga, they lead and mentor young adults who live in two community houses.
Ian & Milly Sebbanja
Ian and Milly serve the people of UGANDA training Christian workers through seminars and crusades. They pray and assist those with physical and spiritual needs. They have a weekly radio show, sharing the gospel, and run a Christian elementary school for 4-12 year-old children.