Senior Pastor, Mark J. Smith
Inspired by God, Mark has answered the call of God to not only pastor but also to plant a church in the North Omaha area. His heart is to see people's lives changed through the power of Jesus Christ. He has learned how to apply the prayer of agreement and has seen many people receive answers from God. He is a genuine teacher of the Word of God and loves to teach others in and out of the pulpit. He knows how to simplify God's Word without watering it down or losing it's true meaning. He received his ministerial training through Global University and is an ordained minister of the Assemblies of God. He is currently bi-vocational and has been employed with Lozier Corporation for over 19 years. He is loyal to God, his family and the congregation he serves. He is a pastor with a pastor's heart. Mark enjoys learning, reading, fishing, and spending time with his wife.
Associate Pastor, Dorarena E. Smith
Dorarena also pursued her ministerial training through Global University and is an ordained minister of the Assemblies of God and has been a stay home mom for 23 years. She is now pastoring, teaching and preaching the Word of God along side her husband as well as handling the administrative work of the church. She has a special calling to minister to women and have currently started her own non-profit organization called 'WOW! - Women of Wisdom, Inc.' She has led women's ministry, praise & worship, and enjoys mentoring women one on one or in a group setting. She comes with a timely prophetic word and loves to spend time in prayer as well as praying with and for others. She too has a pastor's heart and is loyal to God, her family and the congregation she serves. She enjoys learning, creating recipes, reading, her children, grandchildren, and time with her husband.
Pastors Mark & Dorarena have ministered in many different capacities throughout the years: Children pastor's, Altar ministries pastors, youth ministry leaders , nursery workers , bible studies, counseling, royal rangers, hospitality, etc...before entering into the pastorate. They know what it is like to serve and lead others through the love of God. They have seen the sick healed, the working of miracles, and many other supernatural manifestations of God. They both grew up in the North Omaha area and have a unique story about how they came to know Jesus as their Lord and Savior and how God 'Match Makered' them together and called them into the ministry to work together.
They have been married for 25yrs and together they have 8 adult children 6 sons and 2 daughters and 17 grandchildren.