When you find Pastor Steve Gray in a classroom of potential leaders, the floodgates of heavenly revelation and wisdom break wide open. You will want to glean from not only his character, but from his life of faith and Godly character. This leader of one of the great true revivals of our generation will share how you can move into the Fire of Revival, the Word of the Kingdom and the Hope of healing with scholarly depth. A leading voice on the subject of revival, he has over 30 years experience in ministry. Pastor Steve Gray has a B.M.E. degree from Central Missouri State University.
Pastor Kathy Gray
Pastor Kathy Gray, a major female voice of revival to this generation is well-known for her life of faith, fire and freedom, and her powerful Spirit-filled ministry. Students will be enriched by Kathy’s ability to teach practical ministry principles that are essential foundations for every successful Christian. Plus, they will receive an impartation of faith and freedom that will equip them to become powerful believers. She has over 31 years experience in the ministry and is an accomplished speaker and author. Pastor Kathy Gray has a B.S. degree in Education from Central Missouri State University.
Pastor Bryan Riportella
Pastor Bryan Riportella comes to WRSM with zeal and passion to see the body of Christ trained and equipped to carry the fire of revival to the ends of the earth. He has served for 20 years in the pastoral ministry and brings with him the practical applications of leadership and lifestyle of a man of God. His experiences in leading a church through revival have prepared him to raise up leaders who know how to stand strong and advance the Kingdom of God. He has a B.A. degree in Biblical Studies with a minor in Missions from Central Bible College in Springfield, Missouri.
Pastor Tom Trout
Pastor Tom Trout brings his 31 years of Pastoral experience into the classroom, giving students a solid foundation in not only Biblical principles, but Godly character. He will help father you into a lifestyle of servant-hood and leadership through courses like: The Five-Fold Ministry, Old Testament Theology, and Pneumatology of the Old Testament. Pastor Tom Trout has a B.M.E. and a M.A. Degree from Central Missouri State University.
Pastor Diana Trout
Living out your faith with Kingdom Principles and Godly character is a strong emphasis in the teaching of Pastor Diana Trout. She will challenge and stimulate you to put God’s Word to work in practical ways in your daily life and ministry. You will learn how to live your faith with Godly character. She has 31 years experience in the ministry with over 25 years in Pastoral Ministry working especially in the areas of music and worship ministries. Pastor Diana Trout has a B.M.E. degree from Central Missouri State University.
Pastor Mark Pederson
Twenty years of pastoral experience can teach you a lot, providing you learn from your lessons. The things that have been birthed and built into his life such as character and compassion, along with a passion for His presence and His power being poured out, will make for a powerful educational experience. Pastor Mark Pederson holds a B.A. in Theology from Seattle Bible College, Seattle, Washington.
Although extensive training as a music major from Evangel University certainly helps, it is the powerful anointing that Dustin Smith ministers in that draws people into the presence of God. His original contemporary worship songs are grabbing the attention and hearts of worship leaders and congregations around the country. Pastor Dustin Smith brings his contagious passion for worship and ministry into the classroom. There is never a dull moment as he teaches both Biblical and practical classes.
Reverend JD King
You will enjoy listening to J.D. King, as he makes revival history come alive! He will challenge you to walk in the foot steps of the early pioneers of our faith. As you begin to establish roots, he will also guide you in establishing doctrinal truth through the Word of God. It is in J.D.’s heart to guide you into effective 21st century ministry. He is the National/International Director of the World Revival Network. He has been active in the ministry since the age of 17 and is an accomplished Bible teacher as well as recognized authority on the subject of American Revival History.
Pastor James Koppang
Passionate and powerful youth should be the norm. Pastor James Koppang brings his youth ministry experience to the classroom to ensure this happens. Pastor James Koppang is a graduate of WRSM and holds a Bachelors degree in Ministerial Studies.
Intense intercession and warfare principles come to life through Heather Eschenbaum’s years of experience in the powerful House of Hope and Healing ministry. Mrs. Eschenbaum is a graduate from State Fair Community College and holds an Associate of Arts degree. She has also attended Central Missouri State University. Heather has been the director of the House of Hope and Healing since 2002.
Laura is the public relations director for World Revival Church and Steve Gray Ministries. Her background in ministry is diverse and includes an emphasis in cross-cultural ministry. With a passion for God and for the nations, she considers her current role a contribution towards global revival.
Effectively training and equipping a new generation of leaders for global revival and an awakening of the masses is a driving force that compels Autumn as she teaches the New Testament to students. Autumn is a 2002 graduate of WRSM and has been serving WRSM since 2003.