“I have a burden to see the Church come to maturity
through intimacy with God…”
David Ravenhill was born in England in 1942. He graduated from Bethany Fellowship BibleCollege in Minneapolis where he met and married his wife Nancy. In their early years, David and Nancy served with David Wilkerson’s first Teen Challenge Center in New York City. Following that, they worked with YWAM (Youth With A Mission) for six years which included two years in Port Moresby, Papua, New Guinea.
From 1973-1988 David was on the pastoral team of one of New Zealand’s largest churches, the New Life Center in Christchurch. David & Nancy returned to the States in 1988. The following year they joined the senior leadership team of Kansas City Fellowship under the leadership of Mike Bickle.
From 1993 David served as the senior pastor of a thriving church in Gig Harbor, Washington. He resigned in 1997 to commence a full time itinerant ministry throughout the United States and overseas. David also taught in the Brownsville Revival School of Ministry in Pensacola, Florida as well as maintaining a busy itinerant ministry. During and following their time in Pensacola David traveled with Evangelist Steve Hill and the Awake America Crusades.
David & Nancy have three grown daughters, two son-in-laws and seven grandchildren.
David has written five books published by Destiny Image. His latest book – Blood Bought – is self-published.
The Ravenhills have recently relocated to Siloam Springs, Arkansas from where David continues his itinerant ministry.