Leadership | About IHOPKC

Mike Bickle

Director, International House of Prayer

Mike Bickle directs the International House of Prayer, an evangelical missions organization based on 24/7 prayer with worship. Mike is also the founder of International House of Prayer University, which includes full-time schools of ministry, music, media, and missions. He is the author of several books, including Passion for Jesus, Growing in the Prophetic, The Pleasures of Loving God, After God’s Own Heart, and Prayers to Strengthen Your Inner Man. Mike’s teaching emphasizes growing in passion for Jesus through intimacy with God, doing evangelism and missions work from the place of night-and-day prayer, and the end times. Mike and his wife, Diane, have two married sons and four grandchildren.

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Daniel Lim

CEO, International House of Prayer

Daniel Lim trained at a Baptist seminary (MA in world missions) and served as a Baptist pastor in South-East Asia. With a passion for the gospel of the kingdom of God and the glory of Jesus Christ, Daniel teaches at conferences, churches, universities, and seminaries across the nations. The Lord blessed Daniel and his wife, Levi, with two children, Samuel and Emmanuel. Emmanuel went home to be with Lord in 2008 while they were ministering in Myanmar during the crisis relief effort following Cyclone Nargis.

Allen Hood

President, International House of Prayer University (IHOPU)Associate Director, International House of Prayer

Allen Hood (MDiv, Asbury Theological Seminary) serves as associate director of the International House of Prayer. He is deeply committed to promoting the establishment of unceasing corporate worship and intercession in every tribe, tongue, and nation. His highest call as an intercessory missionary and a leader in the prayer movement is to intercede for the fullness of God to be released in the Church worldwide and to labor for the strengthening of the global prayer and missions movement. Allen also serves as president of International House of Prayer University. The school’s mandate is to equip and send out missionaries as dedicated intercessors and evangelists who will work to see revival within the Church and a harvest among those searching for God. Allen resides in Kansas City with his wife, Rachel, and their three sons.

Misty Edwards

Senior Leader, Worship Leader, International House of Prayer

Misty Edwards helped start the International House of Prayer in 1999 and has been a worship leader and songwriter here ever since. She serves on the senior leadership team and gives oversight to the 24/7 prayer room and all the worship leaders, musicians, and singers. Misty’s hunger for reality and encounter with Jesus fuels her worship leading, songwriting, and preaching. Through the work of the Holy Spirit, her music has impacted thousands. Misty desires that her worship would bring people into the place of encounter with the heart of the Lord. Her passion is to see singers and songwriters step into their role as forerunners who have a message concerning God’s personality and the return of His Son.