Ruth Mangiacapre has been in full time ministry since 1999. She was saved in 1980 at an Amway Convention in Albany, New York, and delivered from a life of fear and emotional instability. She has been a church planter, associate pastor, women's ministry leader and mentor, and is currently an itinerant prophetic minister. She has traveled all over the United States and to many nations where she brings a prophetic message, moves in the gifts of Holy Spirit and hosts His presence.
She is ordained with Christian International under Bishop Bill Hamon and New Day The Church at High Point under Apostles Mike and Debbie Sirianni. New Day The Church at High Point is Ruth’s local church and she is very committed and a part of the leadership team there. She is also a member of Patricia King’s Women In Ministry Network. Ruth recently released her first book, "The Prophetic Journey." Her passion is to motivate others to fulfill their God-given purpose and to cultivate intimacy with Holy Spirit. She is married to her husband Andy for 40 years who is a passionate soul winner. She is mother to Dana and Andrew who are both married, and grandmother to the loves of her life, Jude and James. The greatest blessing in her life is seeing her whole family serve the Lord.
Abner Suarez’s life is a testimony of the goodness and faithfulness of God upon a person’s life. As a freshman in college, Abner’s life and destiny would be forever altered through a moment of surrender that resulted in a life-changing encounter. Since that moment, Abner’s life has been marked with a deep hunger to know God and to walk as an expression of His character and power as a lifestyle.
Over twenty years after this life-changing encounter, Abner’s journey in pursuing God’s assignment upon his life has taken him around the world where He functions as a speaker, prophetic voice and advisor. His ministry is marked with the ability to call forth the destiny of individuals, churches, cities and nations of the world. He has been welcomed in a variety of streams in the Body of Christ as well as different sectors of society, including government, education, and business. His greatest passion is simply knowing God. From a posture of friendship, He has a God-given mandate to equip the people to display the brilliance of God in the earth.
Abner Suarez is the founder and President of For Such A Time As This, Inc. He is an ordained minister with the Apostolic Network of Global Awakening under the leadership of Randy Clark. He holds both a Bachelor of Science and Master of Education degree from Campbell University in Buies Creek, North Carolina. He also holds a diploma of Master of Ministry from the Wagner Leadership Institute. He is an avid reader, coffee drinker, and New York Jets fan.
John Heiss has ministered in the word, worship, and the fine arts as a speaker, pastor, singer, educator, writer, actor, producer, and director. He has served in churches, conferences, schools, on stage, and in seminars across the US and the world for over forty years. Currently celebrating his twentieth year as Senior Pastor of Wellspring Fellowship in Martinsville, Virginia, John and his wife Mary Anne prophetically express the heart of King David through the word and worship, leading many to encounter the powerful love of God through Jesus. They desire that everyone in every nation be transformed by God’s love, grace, and his excellence. They have two children: Daniel, and Elizabeth, married to Joshua Kendall, as well as a new grandson, Bruce Alexander Kendall.
David Bates is a financial regulator and the founder of Trumpet Call International Ministries (TCIM). In the business field, David is a National Bank Examiner leading a team overseeing one of the largest commercial lending portfolios in the U.S. banking system. TCIM is a parachurch organization focused on equipping the body of Christ to fulfill the great commission. TCIM conducts short term mission trips, trains believers through onsite and offsite methods throughout the year, sponsors Supernatural Schools of Ministry, and strategically invests in key leaders in the international community. In addition to TCIM, David currently serves in various leadership positions in two prophetic networks and has been actively involved in church leadership for 25 years. His passion is to promote Christian values and culture in business, and equip the body of Christ in all the giftings and spiritual blessings made available to us in Christ. David and his wife Michelle are blessed with four beautiful girls and currently reside in Charlotte, NC.
Paul and Paige have been married for 33 years and have 6 children and 4 grandchildren. Paul is a 1990 graduate of Columbia Bible College. In 1992, he had a near-death experience which changed his life. He enjoys seeing others strengthened and empowered through the gift of prophecy and equipping others to do the same.
Sandi has recently moved back to the area and is a covenant partner of New Day Church. She has been a lover and sojourner of God for almost 35 years. She was a missionary in Panama many years ago, in pastoral ministry in Hagerstown, MD and Charleston, SC, and involved in prophetic ministry for almost 20 years. She is a legal assistant in the estate planning field and enjoys making jewelry in her free time.