Ronnie Phillips, Jr.
Dr. Ronnie Phillips, Jr. is the Founder and Leader of Ronnie Phillips Ministries International. He currently serves as Lead Pastor of Abba's House in Chattanooga, TN. Pastor Ronnie is committed to loving people, teaching grace, facilitating missions and hands on humanitarian aid around the world, and loving those who have been pushed aside by religion.
Ron Carpenter, Jr.
Pastor Ron Carpenter founded Redemption in 1991 with a passion for breaking down walls of racism, crossing cultural lines, and changing poverty mindsets in the community as well as in cities around the world. Now located in San Jose, CA with satellite campuses and i.Church members located throughout the world. Pastor Ron provides guidance and advice to over 1,400 churches and ministries worldwide through Redemption Ministerial Fellowship International, where pastors and leaders look to him for experience, insight, advice, and perspective. His television program "Redemption with Ron Carpenter” is broadcast worldwide on TBN and various other networks regionally & locally.
Tavner Smith is pastor of Venue Church in Chattanooga. He began his ministry as Student Pastor of a church in Greenville, SC and traveled the U.S. as a youth evangelist for several years. After serving under Pastor Ron Carpenter, Jr at Redemption World Outreach Center (now Redemption) in Greenville, SC, Pastor Tavner and his wife, Danielle, moved to Chattanooga, TN, to obey God’s calling to start a church. Their desire is to lead others to know God for Who He really is: a Father Who loves us right where we are and Who has an amazing plan and purpose for our lives.
Rabbi Curt Landry is a Messianic Jewish Christian who pastors the House of David in Oklahoma. Rabbi Landry and Pastor Ron Phillips have come together as the "One New Man" prophesied in Ephesians 2:15. Rabbi Landry is a Spirit-filled believer whose mission is to be a bridge of unity and restoration between Israel and the Church, releasing God’s fullness throughout the earth.
Ron Phillips served as senior pastor of Abba’s House from October 1979 until December 31, 2017, when he transitioned to Pastor Emeritus. Pastor Ron was a pioneer in the area of spiritual warfare and awakening among Baptists. He now serves as an ambassador of Abba's House as he mentors young pastors and operates in an apostolic role. Fresh Oil Ministries is Pastor Ron’s ministry beyond the walls of Abba’s House.