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Pastor and Lynette Hagin, lead Pastors, of Rhema Bible ChurchPastor Kenneth W. Hagin, Senior Pastor, and Rev. Lynette Hagin

Pastor Kenneth W. Hagin, senior pastor of Rhema Bible Church since its inception in October 1985, has been in ministry for over 50 years. On Sunday mornings and Wednesday evenings, he often shares his personal motto, “I cannot be defeated, and I will not quit,” and tries to impart that attitude into his congregation. Pastor Hagin wants members of his church to be successful in every area of life . . . spiritually, physically, emotionally, and financially.

His messages, frequently laced with Texas colloquialisms, range from practical teaching to inspirational preaching. He often ministers with a strong healing anointing, and his ministry helps lead believers into a deeper relationship with their Heavenly Father.

Kenneth W. Hagin's array of responsibilities also includes International Director of Rhema Ministerial Association International. With his wife, Lynette, he co-hosts Rhema for Today, a weekday radio program broadcast throughout the United States, and Rhema Praise, a weekly television broadcast. They also conduct Living Faith Crusades, spreading the message of faith and healing around the world.

 

 

 

AD CM CHaginRev. Craig Hagin, Associate Pastor/Young Adults

Rev. Craig W. Hagin is passionate about raising up strong, uncompromising believers who will take a stand for God in today's uncertain world. He teaches extensively on faith and ministers with a strong healing anointing. Craig has been in ministry all his life. At the age of 3, he helped stock the book table at meetings held by his grandfather, Kenneth E. Hagin. Craig serves as co-pastor of Rhema Bible Church Oklahoma City and as Chief Operating Officer for Kenneth Hagin Ministries. He is also an instructor at Rhema Bible Training College. He and his wife, Mia, lead services at Synergy, a ministry for young adults and singles of all ages. Craig earned a bachelor's degree from Oklahoma State University in 1991 and graduated from Rhema Bible Training College in 1993. In his free time, Craig enjoys spending time with his family. He is an avid auto racing fan. You're likely to find him at a race track cheering on his sons.

deniseRev. Denise (Hagin) Burns, Student Ministry Pastor

Rev. Denise Burns is no stranger to the ministry. The Texas-born daughter of Kenneth W. and Lynette Hagin, Denise has long had a desire to see kids have a real relationship with God. “I want children to know that Jesus is their best friend, and that He will always be there for them,” she says. “I want them to build a strong foundation in God.” On staff since 1993, Denise has served as nursery and preschool director, children’s minister, and is currently the Student Ministries Pastor—overseeing the nursery, children, and youth. She also oversees the RHEMA Child Development Center daycare program and is an instructor at Rhema Bible Training College. Denise holds a bachelor’s degree in early childhood education from Oklahoma State University and is a 1998 RBTC graduate. Denise and her husband, Don, were married in 1999 and have two sons: Trevor and Wesley. Denise loves watching her favorite sports team—the Oklahoma State Cowboys—with her family and playing board games.

 

Rev. Bill Ray, Associate Pastor

Rev. Bill Ray, Associate Pastor

Ask Rev. Bill Ray what his passion is as a minister and he’ll tell you, “I love to help people.” And with a focus on faith, success, victory, and marriage, he’s doing just that. A graduate of Rutgers University and a 1990 Rhema Bible Training College graduate, Bill has been in the ministry since 1982. He is a charter member of Rhema Bible Church and has been on staff since February 2002. As an associate pastor, Bill oversees a number of areas including the church office, Hospital Care Team, premarital guidance program, hospital visitation, nursing home ministry, and We-Care. He also teaches at Rhema Bible Training College. When Bill has free time, you’re likely to find him on the golf course or playing his guitar. He also loves to take Caribbean cruises with his wife, Lorena, whom he married in 1984, and their children, Stephen and JP.

 

Rev. Tad Gregurich, Associate PastorRev. Tad Gregurich, Associate Pastor

Rev. Tad Gregurich is determined to help believers fulfill their divine purpose as they learn to operate in faith and be led by the Spirit. Tad attended Illinois College, playing both basketball and golf, and obtained a bachelor’s degree in theology at Faith Theological Seminary and Christian College. After graduating from Rhema Bible Training College in 1984, he served as a senior associate pastor, praise and worship leader, and youth pastor under two Rhema alumni. In 2001 he became a staff minister in the Rhema Alumni Office and an instructor at RBTC. He was appointed dean of Rhema Bible Training College in 2008 and also became an associate pastor at Rhema Bible Church. Whenever he gets a chance, Tad loves to golf, eat steak, and sleep! He has been married to his wife, Amanda, since 1988, and they have two children: Emily and Tanner.

 

Rev. Bob Keich, Associate Pastor

Rev. Bob Keich, Associate Pastor

Rev. Bob Keich's ministry passion is the local church. "Jesus added to the church daily, so it is my desire to grow the church and see people saved, set free, and delivered by the Gospel of Christ." Called to the ministry at age 16, Bob has served as an associate pastor, singles pastor, and senior pastor. He has also been active in missions—traveling to many nations. Bob is a 2000 graduate of Rhema Bible Training College and is a member of the 2001 charter class of Rhema's School of Pastoral Ministry. He also holds a bachelor's degree in biblical leadership from Southwestern Christian University. Bob joined the Rhema Bible Church staff in August 2010 to assist with the daily administration of the church. He is also responsible for altar care, ushers, and the Connection and Traffic teams, and he serves as an instructor at Rhema Bible Training College. In his free time Bob is an avid cyclist. He loves taking beach vacations with his wife, Dana, whom he married in 1991, and their two daughters, Lauren and Emma.

 yoderMarvin Yoder, Associate Pastor

Rev. Marvin Yoder loves to help others successfully fulfill God's will for their lives, and he is thrilled when he can help people "hit a home run" in accomplishing exactly that! Marvin has rejoined the Rhema Bible Church staff as an associate pastor and the Rhema Bible Training College faculty as an instructor. Prior to returning to Rhema, he planted and pastored several churches in Illinois. Before planting those churches, Marvin served for nine years in various positions at Rhema, including as dean of Rhema Bible Training College. Marvin graduated from the school in 1984 and has traveled extensively, both nationally and internationally, as an itinerant minister. He has also authored several books and study guides. In his free time Marvin loves to write, go treasuring hunting, and play golf. He also enjoys taking back-road vacations with his wife, Leah. They have three children: Christina Ann, Nichole Joy, and Audrey Danielle.