Leadership

Stephen and Rechelle Hanson are originally from Australia, and have spent the last 7 years living in Tauranga, New Zealand as full-time missionaries. Prior to this, they lived in Kansas City, Missouri, USA, for 4 years, and were an active part of the International House of Prayer, KC.

Stephen has served in senior leadership for the prophecy, healing, and deliverance department of IHOP-KC, and was also a lecturer at IHOPU. He has been involved in leadership, teaching, and equipping the Body of Christ for many years, and is a respected and accurate prophetic voice in New Zealand.

Rechelle has been ministering over two decades as a youth leader and children’s pastor. She is devoted to equipping and mobilising children and young adults in their relationship with God, the gifts of the Holy Spirit, and ministering in the Body of Christ expressing the love and power of God.

Stephen and Rechelle serves on the leadership team at Hope Centre Tauranga. They are both dedicated to equipping and empowering a younger generation into a lifestyle of wholehearted devotion and intimacy with God, and in training them in the prophetic and in prayer for the nations.