Our Leaders

Say hello to the leadership team at ACTS

Meet our leadership

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Kevin Matthews - Lead Pastor

Kevin Matthews has ministered in the nations of the world for over 30 years. After completing his seminary education at the William Booth Memorial College and University of London in England. Kevin operated in Pastoral and Church planting Ministry in the U.K before moving with his family to Australia in 1984. For the next 10 years Kevin led and planted Churches and conducted large city wide Crusades in Asia. In 1994 Kevin moved with his family to the USA to continue his ministry during the next several years, traveling around the nation ministering in Churches, conducting seminars and speaking at conferences. 


In 2001 Kevin and his family moved to Kansas City, MO to partner with Mike Bickle in the establishment of The International House of Prayer in Kansas City, where he operated as a part of the Senior Leadership Team giving executive leadership to Forerunner Christian Fellowship and Directing Prophetic and Healing Ministries. 


Kevin’s strong Apostolic leadership, his keen Prophetic insight, coupled with his genuine Pastor’s heart, has endeared him to numerous church congregations from various denominations around the world. Kevin travels extensively, preaching and teaching at Churches, Leadership summits and Conferences.

"The best is yet to come!" - Pastor Kevin

Lorna Matthews - Pastor

Lorna Matthews was ordained in 1979 in London, England after completing her seminary education at the William Booth Memorial College and has since ministered alongside her husband Kevin in multiple nations around the world.


In addition to her Pastoral ministry, Lorna has ministered widely in conferences and seminars, teaching and training individuals for practical involvement in ministry. In 2002 Lorna was instrumental in establishing and directing one of the most significant healing prayer and counseling Ministries ever established in America at the International House of Prayer in Kansas City MO, where she also operated as part of the Senior Leadership Team of the ministry. Lorna directed over 100 ministry team members, who operated 40-50 hours a week – ministering to over 20,000 alone in one year.


Lorna currently serves as co-pastor to The ACTS Center. Her infectious enthusiasm, and boundless joy endears her to everyone who comes into contact with her. She is a woman of keen prophetic insight, and a true leadership gift to the Body of Christ.

"God's doing a new thing in our region." - Pastor Lorna

Dr. Andy Hayton & Dr Amy Hayton - Elders

Andy and Amy Hayton are Elders at ACTS

"God's plans for your life are better than you can imagine." - Andy Hayton

Dr. Mark Johnsen & Dr. Karin Johnsen - Elders

Mark & Karin Johnsen are Elders at ACTS

"God is a father to the fatherless." - Mark Johnsen

David & Cynthia Murga - Elders

David & Cynthia Murga are Elders at ACTS

"Jesus cares about you more than you could ever know." - David Murga