International TeamPete Greig is a writer, pastor and teacher. He serves as the International Team Leader of 24-7 Prayer. Some of his books include "Red Moon Rising," ‘The Vision" and "God on Mute." Pete is also the director of prayer for Alpha International and the pastor of prayer and Holy Trinity Brompton in London. He is fond of hiking, sailing and Asterix comics and lives in Guildford, England with his wife, Sammy, and their two children.
National Leadership TeamJoe Steinke is our National Communities Leader. He is happily married to Angela. They have two daughters and three sons. Joseph and Angela have extended their embrace to welcome many other young people to come live with them over their 25 years together. The national and international scope of nurturing the fields of new faith communities and leadership development landed Joe and Angie in Kansas City in theafter a 30 year history in Madison, WI. The vibrant young Kansas City Boiler Room has become the resource hub for their current work. They look forward to a fruitful maturing of their mentoring work as they reorient to life in KC.
national staffRachel Wegner oversees our media and journalism. Rachel grew up in western Michigan in a quiet, small town on the shores of Lake Michigan. She went on to attend Oral Roberts University, graduating in 2007 with a degree in journalism. She made the move to Kansas City, Missouri in May 2009 to join the 24-7 Prayer USA team and became an active member of the Kansas City Boiler Room. She has a passion for telling stories and finds an outlet in doing so via writing, photography, music and art.
David Blackwell helped to pioneer and lead 24-7 Prayer USA, Campus America and the Kansas City Boiler Room. He and his wife Molly originally hail from Chicago, Illinois and have two sons, Sam and Will. He is a storyteller, preacher and catalyst for prayer and mission to once again marry. The Blackwells love creating space for others to enjoy fun, food (good food, at that) and fellowship.
Brandon and Carrie Snell recently moved to KC after completing a season in the ministry school at Bethel Church, in Redding, CA.. Brandon is our Prayer & Projects Coordinator, and Carrie is our Operations Manager, and also supports the core team at the Kansas City Boiler Room in a similar role. They have enjoyed being married nearly three years. Their friendship began through a worship and prayer initiative called Burn 24/7 in Tulsa, OK, which Brandon helped pioneer, discipling and training leaders to organize seasons of worship & prayer in various communities across America. The Snell’s passions are family, worship, and prayer, and these form the center of their desire for renewal, revival, and Kingdom come.
board of directors
Jon Petersen is our Board Chair and National Sponsor. He grew up in Japan, raised his three children in Amsterdam, and now lives high in the Rocky Mountains, USA with his wife Mindy. After 30 years of helping to plant simple churches on three continents, he now traverses many nations encouraging 24-7 communities and mobilizing cities in prayer, unity and strategy. He is President of CityForce and supports the work of 24-7 Prayer in USA and Canada. Jon loves sushi and secretly dreams of one day driving his very own snow-plough.
Roger Nix been the lead pastor of Believers Church in Tulsa, Oklahoma since 2001. He and his wife Donna were founding members of Impact Productions, leading and pastoring a traveling community of artists for 18 years in 30 different nations. He leads Believers Church with the vision of seeing the radical transformation of people, communities and cultures by the spirit of God. Roger and Donna's greatest missional community is their family—Joel (21), Anthony (13) Julia (9) Blue, (42 in dog years), and Puff (14 in dog years).
Christine Westhoff has been a pastor, teacher, writer, and itinerant minister for over 17 years. She and her husband Craig have traveled and ministered in several nations, including Syria, Lebanon, Jordan, Greece, Macedonia, England, Germany and others, where they work with churches through on-going relationship to build and equip the body of Christ. The Westhoffs live in Tulsa, Oklahoma with their two teenage son and pastor a lively house church. They are also an active part of Believers Church, where Christine works in spiritual direction, inner healing and teaching.