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Originally from Kingston, Ontario, Canada, Ryan and Sarah are co-founders and serve full time at Global Prayer House Missions Base. Since 2008, they have served Impact World Tour, Call2All and the Global Prayer House, seeing thousands of people respond to the Gospel message. Their hearts are to see people come into relationship with Jesus Christ and know Him intimately. They demonstrate an excellent spirit in all areas of design and various forms of media which are crucial for the ministry.

Ryan is the Creative Director and serves as a musician in the Prayer Room and Sarah serves as a speaker, teacher and prayer leader. Ryan and Sarah also have served the Pursuit Internship as support staff and small group leaders, as well as led the outreach to India in 2011. Ryan and Sarah, their daughter Neveah, and two sons Malachi and Kayd, live in Medicine Hat, serving and establishing God’s kingdom here on earth.


Ryan & Sarah Daw
Creative Media Director / Senior Leadership Team / Board of Directors



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Richard and Rebeca are full-time staff at Global Prayer House and have a deep passion for missions, evangelism, and discipleship. Their main desire is to see salvation and healing come to the nations through the transforming power of the love of Christ. Together, Richard and Rebeca help lead outreach teams to third world countries each year.

Richard is the director of the Pursuit Groups ministry and an outreach coordinator and speaker for the Pursuit Internship. He also serves as a prayer leader and in ministry administration. Rebeca is an anointed worship leader and helps coordinate events and conferences. She also serves on the children’s ministry and hospitality team.



Richard & Rebeca Stock
Senior Leadership Team / Board of Directors



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Clarke & Shelby moved from Minneapolis, Minnesota, to serve with the Pursuit Internship at Global Prayer House. They lead schools, teach, lead outreaches and small groups. Clarke & Shelby love to disciple people so that they can walk in the fullness of all God has for them. They have a passion for missions and to see the gospel spread to every corner of the earth so that all will know Jesus before His return.


Clarke & Shelby Mossman
Pursuit Internship Directors / Senior Leadership Team



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Joel and Melissa Graber are the Directors of the Pursuit Internship YWAM DTS and Ignite Week. They have a passion for people to come into the deep intimacy with God that we as human beings were made for. Joel and Melissa love the place of prayer and believe that it is the fuel, not only for a vibrant relationship with God, but also for taking the Gospel to the nations.

Joel and Melissa enjoy leading these training schools because they focus on raising people up in discipleship with the Lord to be leaders, and then releasing them to evangelize both locally and to the nations. Joel is also a speaker, teacher, and prayer leader in the ministry, while Melissa is a musician and teacher. They have a beautiful daughter named Hazel Joy that has become the delight of their lives.



Joel & Melissa Graber
Director of Operations / Director of Schools



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Anja Runtz is the Co-Director of Worship at Global Prayer House in Medicine Hat, Alberta. A musician from a very young age, Anja has been involved in worship ministry for many years and has led worship both in the local church and at various events and conferences. Her passion is singing to Jesus and she loves to lead others into encounter with Him through prophetic worship that declares who He is above all else.


Anja Runtz
Co-Director of Worship / Senior Leadership Team



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Janell Zinger is the Co-Director of Worship at the Global Prayer House in Medicine Hat, Alberta. In building the House of Prayer, she is passionate about raising people up into their unique callings. Through her music, as well as her photography, Janell worships her Creator with abandonment and is truly an artist in many ways. She longs to use her creativity to see people set ablaze and transformed by the One who created them in His very own image.

Janell Zinger
Co-Director of Worship / Senior Leadership Team



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Rick has served in Youth With A Mission (YWAM) for over 30 years, travelling to over 30 countries, multiple times. Together, he and his wife, Judy, worked as missions’ trainers in many nations and pioneered several YWAM bases, including the ministry of YWAM in Medicine Hat. Since Judy’s passing in 2012, Rick continues to serve YWAM in many ways.

Rick is currently the president of the YWAM society (Medicine Hat), serves on the board of several ministries, and gives pastoral input to Global Prayer House. Rick has a father’s heart and has been an incredible blessing to GPH. His wisdom and experience have been invaluable and his heart for the Lord and for people is admired above all.



Rick Sorum
Elder / Board of Directors