Smokey Point Leadership
Keith & Karmin Kippen, Lead Pastors
At the beginning of Keith's ministry he served faithfully at Marysville First Assembly for fifteen years. During his time at MFA he served in men’s ministries, leading the jail ministry in Everett, Washington and in 1993 became an active leader in the youth ministry. Over the next year, a.s revival began to break out in the youth ministry, he became fully engaged in support of his youth pastor (now friend and mentor), Pastor Benny Perez. Keith taught on Sunday mornings for the high school class from 1995-1999.
In 1998 he came on staff full time at MFA and one year later became the Pastor and Director of Marysville Master's Commission. Over a period of seven years the ministry school grew under the leadership of Pastor Keith to be one of the most recognized schools in the northwest.
After many years of ministry and being licensed to minister through the Assemblies of God and doing full time traveling evangelism, God led him through months of prayer to start a church plant in his own home town, Smokey Point, in Arlington, Washington. As lead Pastor of Jake's House, he and his team have seen Jake's House grow and flourish. Pastor Keith and his family are so thankful for God's calling on their lives to serve Jake's House Church and their community.
Terry & Jenni Bonner, Executive Pastors & Directors of The Prayer School
Terry and Jenni Bonner have pastored in Idaho, Washington and Alaska since 1992. Their deepest desire is to raise up a generation of people who are in love with Jesus and are habitually addicted to the lifestyle of prayer. They have also authored a book on prayer called, “Declare: Submerging into God’s Presence”.
Jeshu Ram, Destiny International School of Ministry, Director
Jeshu and Teresa Ram have been in involved in ministry since 1991. They have led discipleship and leadership schools around the world with Youth With A Mission, and are currently serving on the pastoral staff at Jake’s House in Arlington, Washington. Their heart for Destiny Int’l is to equip and release followers of Jesus Christ who passionately pursue transformation in their God-given spheres of influence.
Judi Johnston, Pastor of Events
The events ministry oversees the administration and execution of Jake's House conferences, special services, which may include; baptism, baby dedications, weddings and memorials.
Karen Stomberg, Office Administration
Responsible for the daily operations of the church. This team operates in the background supporting the various ministries and pastoral staff of Jake's House.