Stephen Strader - Senior Pastor
Stephen Strader was born again at the age of 8 and called into the ministry at the age of 12. He entered the full time ministry at the age of 18. He married his lovely wife, Janice, in 1977. Stephen and Janice birthed Ignited Church in 2005 after serving in his father's church, the Carpenter's Home Church, for over 25 years.
In 2008, Ignited hosted a five day conference. The meetings extended to 188 days. It is estimated that over 350,000 different people from over 200 countries attended the meetings, and over 40 million viewers watched on internet and satellite around the world. Stephen authored the book, THE LAKELAND OUTPOURING, to tell the whole story.
Stephen also travels throughout the United States and internationally. Signs and wonders confirm the Word preached.
Stephen and Janice reside in Lakeland FL where they have pastored for over 40 years. They have four amazing adult children named: Jordan, Marcus, Austin, and Alexis, and four awesome grandkids!
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