INTERNATIONAL STEERING COMMITTEE
We thank God for the wise counsel and oversight of the following leaders who have joined to cover in prayer the establishment of the Global 24/7 Altar of Prayer for Aliyah.
Founder & International Director
Following a dynamic encounter with God in 1990, Dean became a passionate Christian Zionist called to awaken the Christian community to the Father’s heart for Israel, the land, and the people. For 30 years he was been a catalyst in mobilizing believers to be active in prayer and the re-gathering of Jewish people back to Israel as written in the prophetic Scriptures. His message is a rallying call to nations to fulfill their prophetic roles as prophesied centuries ago. Personally involved in Aliyah through his leadership in Return Ministries, he is also concerned with the absorption of new Olim (immigrants) in the land and has assisted in establishing the Aliyah Return Centre in the Galilee. He and his wife Patricia have raised five children, all serving the Lord, and have been blessed with ten grandchildren so far.
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REV. DEBORAH KELLOGG
Preparing the Way Ministries and the Cyrus Foundation
USA - CO
Deborah Kellogg is an ordained minister and founder, along with her husband, of Preparing the Way Ministries and the Cyrus Foundation. Between 1993-1998, Deborah and Bart worked with Ebenezer’s Operation Exodus as US Directors, teaching Christians throughout North America biblical prophecy having to do with Israel and the Church and providing an opportunity to the Church to help Jewish people from the Former Soviet Union make their way to Israel. In 1999, they founded Preparing the Way Ministries with a new focus on the return of Jewish people from North, Central, and South America or the West as stated in Isaiah 43:5. In 2004 they founded the Cyrus Foundation, to expand financial help to Jews who desire to move to Israel from the Americas (Isaiah 49:22). Cyrus Foundation also brings the message about Aliyah and Israel’s restoration to the Jewish people through their website restorationisrael.org and through relationships with the Jewish communities. Parents of four with eight grandchildren.
DAVID & JOSIE SILVER
Out of Zion
Born in Auckland, New Zealand, David’s heritage is from the tribe of Levi. They have lived on Mt. Carmel, Israel since 1992. While in Latvia in 1997, the Lord spoke to David and placed the vision for OUT of ZION Ministries in his heart. Soon after Josie received a prompting from the Lord to start an Internet-based prayer and intercession ministry, focused on encouraging Christians in the nations to pray for the restoration of Israel - Intercessors for the Restoration of Israel. David recently sensed the LORD calling him to declare messages concerning the Restoration of Israel and the Church, both of which when complete will result in true Revival and that will bring forth God’s Messiah and the restoration of the Kingdom of God on the Earth. They have two sons with Israeli wives and four granddaughters.
PASTOR SYLVIA LAUGHLIN
World Outreach Christian Life Center Ministries
USA - FL & UGANDA
Pastor Sylvia P. Laughlin is Senior Pastor at World Outreach Christian Life Center Ministries in Orlando, Florida. Pastor Laughlin was born and raised in Charlotte, N.C. She holds a Bachelor's Degree in Liberal Studies from Excelsior College, New York, and is currently working on her Master's Degree in Divinity. Pastor Laughlin enlisted in the Army in 1984 in the Adjutant General Corps. She graduated from Basic Training and Advance Individual Training at Fort Jackson, S.C. She is also a graduate of the Drill Sergeant School, Recruiting School, First Sergeant Course, Defense Equal Opportunity Institute and Sergeant Major Academy. Pastor Laughlin has earned numerous U.S. Army awards and decorations during her career including the Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medals, Army Commendation Medals, Army Achievement Medals and the National Defense Service Medal. Pastor Laughlin developed a love for serving God through serving others as well as her country during her many Army assignments around the globe from the Marshall Islands, Korea, Germany, and throughout the United States of America.
Since retiring from the U.S. Army, Pastor Laughlin has continued to preach and teach the good news of the Gospel of Jesus Christ in her community as well as to the world. She loves and enjoys serving Jesus Christ through sharing His word, the truth, and light with others.
Tour of Truth
USA. - SC
Krista serves as the Managing Director for the Altar of Prayer. She is also the President of a Christian Academy and the former CEO of mortgage lending firm Solverus Banc. She was the Executive Director for Heartstep Foundation from 2004-2016. She is the author of "Don't Die in the Pew" written in 2018. Krista has been an avid student of the Bible since childhood and has been involved in ministry and leading Bible studies for over twenty years. She was utilizing her skillset in business endeavors until the Lord asked her a question in 2017, “Whose kingdom are you building?” At which point, she responded after prayer and confirmation by leaving the mortgage industry altogether to focus on God's plans and purposes. Her journey of faith includes over three decades of Biblical study, a prophetic dream in 2005, and an urgent message for the sleeping Church to wake up. She also leads an online ministry platform at www.touroftruth.com where she has done expository teachings on many books of the Bible. Krista is passionate about Jesus, His Holy Word, Israel, the Jewish people and His Church.
PASTOR PAT KLEITZ
Crossroads Christian Church
USA - NY
Thirty years ago the LORD brought my family to the Buffalo, New York region to plant a church. Our deep desire was to build a church that would know God as their Father and become a strong family that lived life as one body, loving God and loving others. Crossroads Christian Church is a thriving church that is leaving a lasting legacy for the next generations.
Twenty-five years ago a prophet visited the region and said, “The Jebusites occupy your land. They occupy Buffalo.” That began a journey into the Salt Covenant which is mentioned three times in the Old Testament. Over the years, I have visited 30 countries. In many of these countries, I have taught the Covenant of Salt, filling thousands of salt bags, and watching God unify hearts.
Ten years ago after my first visit to Israel, God began speaking to me more deeply about this “Forgotten Covenant: The Covenant of Salt.” What would the outcome be if this covenant were released over the LAND of Israel? What if “brothers” lived together in unity and as one family? Would we see the anointing of King David, who unified the nation on Hebron before he and his men removed the Jebusites from the LAND? Would the dew of Mt. Hermon fall on Mt. Zion and would God command a blessing there? (Psalm 133)
2 Chronicles 13:4–5 (NASB95) Then Abijah stood on Mount Zemaraim, which is in the hill country of Ephraim, and said, “Listen to me, Jeroboam and all Israel: 5“Do you not know that the Lord God of Israel gave the rule over Israel forever to David and his sons by a covenant of salt?
Canadian Fire Wall
Jane Park has been a member of Lighthouse To All Nations Church (Regina, Canada) for over 30 years, where she is part of the leadership team, serving as an Elder & Head Intercessor. Her desire is to see the promises and purposes of God fulfilled in Canada, with an expectation of the Holy Spirit outpouring unto God’s Glory. Jane has embraced a Scriptural understanding of God’s purpose for the Nation and people of Israel, providing leadership to the Israel Prayer Watch for over 10 years. Jane functions in the prophetic gifts through worship and prayer, activating individuals, and assembling teams for intercessory assignments. Jane currently serves as Sask. Director of The Canadian Firewall. Jane has a personal relationship with Jesus and came to know Him as her Saviour in the early years of her marriage. Jane has been married to Jim Park for 45 years. They have four adult children and six grandchildren. Jane recently retired from the business sector, where she worked in the accounting field as administrator and manager.
REV. DR. JOHN MULINDE
GO - Global Overseer
World Trumpet Mission,
Dr. John Wilfred Mulinde is the Global overseer of World Trumpet Mission (WTM), and visionary of the Global Prayer Altars Network. He is also a member of the International Council of Elders for Jerusalem House of Prayer for All Nations. Dr. Mulinde is an author and sought after speaker on the subjects of; Prayer and Fasting, Revival and National Transformation; he has authored numerous Christian books including; Prayer Altars, The Midnight Call (Are you ready?), Total Surrender (Set Apart for God), Destiny Achievers, and Combat in the Heavenlies (Book 1 – 7) among others.
Founder of Prayer Partners and Friends of Israel
Margaret is the Africa coordinator of the Bible Valley Project, an Israel Bible Inscription Project. She is also the founder of Prayer Partners and Friends of Israel, an Intercessors group that hosts annual Africa /Israel Prayer Conferences in different countries in Africa. She is married to Francis and a mother of three sons. Based in Nairobi, Kenya.
Sam Dewald Ministries
USA - TX & INDIA
Sam Dewald is the founder of World Healing International Church aka Sam Dewald Ministries in Dallas, TX. His heart is for awakening and healing revival in Israel, America, and all nations. Several years of experience laboring in the prayer trenches in 24/7 house of prayer in Jerusalem has given him cutting-edge prophetic insight into intercession, Israel, Aliyah, and the nations. He travels extensively to proclaim that ‘The King is Coming’ and to prepare the body for His coming. He ministers with an apostolic and revival anointing. Sam is a graduate of Christ for the Nations Institute, Dallas, TX, from the Advanced Leadership and Pastoral School. He is ordained by Christ for the Nations Fellowship of Members and Churches. He holds a Masters in Business Administration and a Bachelors in Computer Science. He also holds an Advanced Diploma as ‘International Travel Consultant’ from IATA/UFTAA, Geneva, Switzerland. In 2008, Sam and his family moved to the United States from Israel in obedience to the call of God for the coming awakening and revival in the United States. Prior to his move to the USA, Sam served as the Administrator for the Jerusalem House of Prayer for All Nations in Jerusalem, Israel, a 24 hour House of Prayer dedicated to pray for Israel and all the Nations. Prior to moving from India to Israel in 2005, Sam also served as the Administrator of the Derek Prince Ministries in India.
Aliyah Return Center
Born in the USA, Chaim made Aliyah with his family over twenty years ago. He served in the IDF’s elite engineering corp during major enemy incursions. Following his service, he received his BA in Government, Diplomacy, and Strategy from IDC University in Herzliya. In 2013, Chaim partnered with Dean Bye to establish the Aliyah Return Center in the Galilee along the Jordan River. In addition to helping new Jewish immigrants settle into their new homeland, ARC trains International interns who come to Stay, Pray, Learn, and Serve with a focus on equipping these pilgrims to become effective ambassadors for Israel in their own countries.
USA & ISRAEL
Tommy Waller, president and founder of HaYovel, found his life’s mission in the mountains of Israel. His family works alongside him to educate the Christian world about the unique role of the Jewish people and their position in the nation of Israel.
Tommy was born into a devoted Southern Baptist family, the grandson of a minister. Tommy and Sherri, his wife of 37 years, have 11 children, 6 daughter-in-laws, 2 son-in-laws, and 30 grandchildren, and counting. Tommy left his corporate management position at FedEx to come home and learn to live off the land in an Amish community ~ a little out of the norm!
Living off the grid for 6 years stripped away all the distractions of the modern American lifestyle while developing strong family ties and work ethics. This focus on family created a deep confidence and sense of security. During this season, Tommy traveled to Israel for the first time in 2004 with some friends on a business trip. It was then that he first saw the vineyards and read the prophecies that are now being fulfilled. His deep faith and wholeheartedness called him to trade the ordinary for the extraordinary! Tommy began traveling back and forth with his family and friends.
Tommy courageously advocates for the Christian community to support the Jewish community in their God-given role as a light to the world. Not limiting themselves to purely the Christian arena, under Tommy’s direction, HaYovel continues to train its volunteer force to engage in Israel advocacy, in both church and state in their home countries with the full endorsement of the State of Israel under the HaYovel Project Advocacy Program. Tommy himself speaks on Israel’s behalf with politicians and statesmen. HaYovel has become a bridge between Christian nations and the Heartland of Israel.
CHRIS & ABIGAIL SPARK
Chris and Abigail are from the UK, married for over 30 years, and have three grown children. They started to gain a better understanding of God’s plans for the Jewish people when Abigail’s mother moved to Israel in the mid-1990s. They have served at the Aliyah Return Center over three extended periods of time during 2017-18, eight months in total, serving as Heads of Hospitality, leading morning Bible Studies, prayer and worship times, and providing pastoral care. They have represented Return Ministries in two tours across Canada and they have been involved in missions to Columbia and India to preach and pray for the sick. Abigail while in India has also been able to teach rescued young women her skills as a designer and seamstress. Chris is a church leader who loves to teach the Word of God and both he and Abigail are worship leaders.
CANADA & ISRAEL
Marty Shoub is a Messianic Jewish teacher who lived and served in Israel for eight years at The Tents of Mercy network of ministries. In 2013, God called Marty and his wife Sue back to Canada to focus his ministry endeavors on helping the Body of Messiah in the nations enter their calling towards God’s purposes for Israel and the Jewish people. Marty has had the opportunity to take this message of kingdom partnership to countries around the world. As a Bible teacher, he is motivated to help followers of Yeshua get a deeper sense of the Father’s heart for His “first Born” and connect with their calling for the sake of Israel’s restoration and revival in the nations. Marty is also the educational director of Return Ministries.
Marty graduated with a BA honors in theology from Briercrest College and a Masters of Jewish Studies from the Messianic Jewish Theological Institute. He is the author of “To The Jew First: The Formation of One New Man.” And “I Have Installed My King.” Marty continues his itinerant work among the nations as the director heading up educational programming for Return Ministries and as the Canadian representative of Tikkun Ministries International. Marty and Sue have been married for over 40 years. They currently live in the Vancouver area to be close to their three children and four grandchildren.