Biography: John and Karen pastor Heartbeat Church in Coventry, England, a vibrant group of friends who have experienced God's amazing love and life-transforming power, and are committed to living as His family, enjoying His presence and convincing the world that God is good and loves everyone, no matter what. Their vision statement is: To be focused on Jesus - who lives in us by the Holy Spirit. We will share our lives with Him and allow Him to live out His life through us. To be heart-centered - We recognize God is a heart God. We will allow Him to transform our hearts by discovering and believing what God has done for us through Jesus. Easy and Light - We will help each other to discover and develop our gifts and abilities and use them to release God's plan for our lives to expand His Kingdom. Communication - We will use our gifts and resources to communicate the Good News of God's love to those who do not yet know Jesus through social events, outreach, the internet, music, radio and any other media we can use here in Coventry, the UK and around the world. Discipleship - We will provide opportunities for people to grow into strong Christians through healthy relationships, events, and involvement in the life of the church.
Strengths: John and Karen are gifted with the supernatural love of God to reach out to their community. Their church strengths are a loving, family atmosphere, teaching on the New Covenant message of grace and faith-righteousness, excellent worship, a value for children and young people and a focus to reach out to those outside the church with the Good News.