Our Board

The Faces of Our Organization

Wanda Bryant

Director of Communications

Vernell Murphy


Harriet Dennis

President & Founder


Our Leaders

Then I will give you shepherds after my own heart, who will lead you with knowledge and understanding. - Jeremiah 3:15 NIV


Pastor Charlene & Louis Howard

Issues of Life Church Ministries of Aurora, Colorado - The Light House

Charlene is the founder and pastor of Issues of Life Church Ministries in Aurora, Colorado also known as "The Light House" which launched on September 28, 2014. She serves alongside with her husband Louis G. Howard, Jr. Charlene has also founded the Colorado Alliance of Women in Ministry that reaches out to women, especially those called to preach the gospel.

Church Location

Lowry Conference Center | 1061 Akron Way | Denver  CO  80230

For More Information

Ph 720-251-4442 | Email iolcmaurora@gmail.com | Website www.iolcmaurora.com

Pastor Vernell and Elder Audie Murphy

Issues of Life Church Ministries of Colorado Springs, Colorado

Vernell is the senior pastor of Issues of Life Church Ministries of Colorado Springs, Colorado. She and her husband, Audie D. Murphy, were ordained and began the new church plant in June 2011. Vernell joined Issues of Life International Ministries with the vision and drive to improve upon our Organization, and focused on developing the organization with experience and integrity.

Church Location

Issues of Life Church Ministries | 320 Main Street | Colorado Springs, CO 80911

For More Information

Ph 719-445-0718 | Email: iolcmcos@gmail.com | Website: www.issuesoflifecm.org


Bishop Felix Nyariki

Overseer of Issues of Life International Ministries of Kenya

Bishop Felix is an anointed preacher and church planter called to transform the lives of men and women in local communities. He oversees more than 15 churches in Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania. Felix's involvement locally in Kisii, Kenya has led him to start an orphanage which consequently led to the opening of a primary school. His call is broad and his reach has now extended to the U.S. Issues of Life International Ministries of Kenya includes the Kingdom Heritage Children's Home, the King's Mercy Academy, Issues of Life Church Ministries of Kenya and the Elwynda Kowan Brown Women's Enterprise Ministry. All of these ministries are located in Kisii, Kenya at the IOLIM Kenya Missions Center where he and his family lives on-site.
Felix is married to his lovely wife, Sarah, and they have 3 beautiful children, Eugene, Harriet and Monica.


Our senior Oversight

Pastor Michael Thomas

Experienced, trustworthy, fun. These are just a few of the ways pastors describe this invaluable oversight leader. Mike is the founder and senior pastor of Love and Faith Christian Fellowship, Greensboro, North Carolina. He has the honor of shepherding this local congregation of more than 3,000 members. Mike established and serves as the Chief Executive Pastor of Good Shepherds Fellowship International, a non-denominational fellowship of pastors desiring to be equipped and empowered for greater kingdom impact. Mike is committed to making a positive deposit in the lives of pastors and leaders worldwide.

Good Shepherds Fellowship International | Visit: www.goodshepherdsfellowship.org

Greensboro Church Location

Love and Faith Christian Fellowship | 4344 Blackberry Road | Greensboro, NC 27406 www.loveandfaith.org.

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Baltimore, Maryland

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