Ray, president and founder of Selah Ministries, has been in full-time ministry for 37 years. He received his Doctorate of Divinity in 1996 and is considered one of the foremost authorities on worship and its biblical foundations. Ray is a teacher, author, historian, musicologist, preacher, poet, storyteller, songwriter and instrumentalist.
In addition to his extensive research on subjects including worship and church revival history, Ray has traveled worldwide conducting evangelistic crusades and worship events from Sri Lanka to Wales. He has devoted twenty-five years to extensive research into the biblical foundations of praise and the ways God used, and continues to use, the power of sound and praise to demonstrate His love and faithfulness to His people. This research has been developed into multiple teaching series for the purpose of training and releasing new generations of musicians, worship leaders and worship teams. Ray ’ landmark teachings unfolding the Tabernacle of David and the biblical principles of how God works through the praises of His people have become the foundation of curriculums in Bible schools and churches around the world.
In addition to his research and teaching expertise, Ray is recognized nationally and internationally as a strong and clear, prophetic voice. The Lord has revealed His heart through Ray on numerous occasions to individual churches, states, regions, countries and the Church body.
|Sam & Eliza Fine
Senior Pastors – King of Glory Church
Sam and Eliza serve King of Glory as the senior leaders of the church, where Matt Tommey is Pastor of Worship & Arts. They serve in leadership both Pastorally while Sam serves as the leader of the Eldership team. Together they carry a heart to see all generations united together in ministry and working together in harmony for the advancing of the Kingdom of God. A large part of that passion includes seeing both artists and their creative expression released in power in and through the local church.
Tom Tanner has been a friend and spiritual father for Matt Tommey since the early 90’s when they met at the University of Georgia. He has a passion for the presence of God and seeing artists released within the Kingdom!
Gathering of Artisans Europe Advisory Team
Gathering of Artisans Europe is a powerful weekend experience of worship, community and workshops in prophetic creativity, painting, fine craft, worship, movement, music, writing and more. The Gathering is a sponsored by The Worship Studio (USA) in collaboration with the following UK and European Ministries:
- Penney Lane Studios – Scotland
- Christus Gemeinde Duisburg – Germany
- New Life Church – Harrogate UK
- YWAM Cyprus Living Stones – Cyprus
- Prophetic Artists – Bath UK
Our core team of leaders includes:
- Keith & Linette Penney-Gainham (Scotland)
- Mayra Pankow (Germany)
- Julie Elizabeth (England)
- Joern Lange (Cyprus)
- James & Bhari Long (England)
- Karl Fletcher (England)
- Matt & Tanya Tommey (USA)
- Claire Brooks (USA)