Special issue featuring Pastors Ron and Hope Carpenter!
By Tammy Collins Markee
Pastors Ron and Hope Carpenter both possess an extraordinary presence that obviously operates with a rather special divine grace to make such an extraordinary difference in the lives of others. They teach others to stretch up and reach for the mark, and to never slide back to fears for the future. They also encourage people to excel in all their endeavors, telling them that there is always light at the end of the tunnel, despite all the meltdown, and the widespread pain all over the world. They have somehow managed to establish themselves as an authentic source of enlightenment to people who are in direct need of it. Those that are stigmatized by the failure to dream big and fulfill their purpose have found a ready source of encouragement in this wonderful couple. What is so incredible about the Carpenters is that they also share a broad view about anyone’s capacity to fully explore their God-given ability, knowing fully well that nothing is impossible as long as they condition their heart, and insist on speaking the language that will transform their minds. Those who have felt devastated and under-appreciated have benefited immensely from their ministry. This couple’s lives continue to encompass as a true tapestry of hope. They have become a gateway that is leading others into a more perfect union of mind, body and soul. Ron Carpenter is Senior Pastor of the Mega Church- Redemption World Outreach Center, Greenville, South Carolina, and Hope Carpenter is Co-Pastor, Greenville. The ministry was Founded in 1991, with three only members, but now, the congregation numbers over 16,000.
The Carpenters candidly speak to K.I.S.H. Magazine on what it takes to have an abiding commitment to achieving one’s purpose. What immediately comes to mind about Pastors Ron & Hope Carpenter? Simple! They are on a quest to repair and salvage an environment of brokenness, by constantly reminding God’s People that the greatest virtue is to live a life suffused with the unconditional love of God, which is the only thing that can lead to the true freedom that will enable them to live Beautifully Through His Eyes !