Russell & Sylvia Evenson believe strongly in prayer, revival and the presence of God being restored to the Body of Christ. Their passion is to bring the power and presence of God back to this last day generation. As the Senior Pastors, they have a vision to fulfill Jesus’ mandate that His house would be known as and called a “House of Prayer for All Nations.” (Matt. 21:13) Once the Body of Christ is revived, new compassion for the lost will be restored.
Favorite place to be on earth - In the Glory of God!
Favorite pastimes - We enjoy traveling abroad to minister the gospel and starting Bible Schools.
Pastor Russell and Sylvia lead prayer seminars in the local church, city, national and international setting. Their teaching seminars are not only revival oriented but focus on activating the gifts of the Spirit to motivate miracles, signs, and wonders through the life of the believer for the fulfillment of the Great Commission.
Seminar Topics include:
October 21, 1934 - August 28, 2017
Pastor Bob Collins is the founding senior pastor of World Outreach Worship Center (formerly known as Denbigh Church of God). He and his wife, Dorothy, along with 6 couples and their children, began this ministry on the first Sunday of January, 1974 (January 6, 1974). Bob and Dot were married on April 18, 1953, and had two sons, Richard (wife-Nancy) and Donald (wife-Kim). Dot went home to be with the Lord on March 23, 2007. Pastor Collins also has six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. He and Dot co-founded Denbigh Christian Academy. Denbigh Christian Academy is a pre-school through the 8th grade with a record attendance of 450 students.
He last served on the World Missions Board for the denomination as well as the Board of Hope Charitable Ministry in Portsmouth, VA, and the Board of the International Center for Spiritual Renewal, Cleveland, TN.
Norman Rush Jr.
Norman Rush, Jr. is the Administrative Pastor of World Outreach Worship Center and the Administrator of Denbigh Christian Academy - an outreach ministry of WOWC. He has served as the principal and administrator of Denbigh Christian Academy since January, 1988, and as administrative pastor since January, 2012. He has been married to his beautiful wife, Becky, since 1980. They have two sons, Trae (wife-Brooke) and Ryan, and two beautiful grandchildren, Noah and Emma.
Pastor Rush holds a B.S. in Christian Education, a B.A. in Biblical Studies and a Master’s Degree in Human Development and Learning. His passion is to serve the Lord by serving others through his administrative gifts and abilities, and by teaching the Word of God so that others will be able to grow and mature in Christ Jesus!
He loves to spend time with his family—especially his grandchildren.
His favorite place to be is on the beach.
Favorite pastimes include reading history, adventure, and mystery novels, as well as fishing and hiking in the mountains.
Larry Queen is the worship pastor at World Outreach Worship Center. He has been the worship pastor here at WOW Center since 2002 and has been leading worship for almost 20 years. He has a passion to help people worship the Lord and to experience the presence of God.
Robert "JR" Gurley
Young Adult Pastor
Pastor JR Gurley, the youngest of 5 children, began ministry at the age of 13. He has traveled across the United States and abroad ministering to the body of Christ. His message aimed at his generation and the Church at large is to simply "Rise up and take your place in the Kingdom!"
Teens Youth Pastor
Hi! My name is Margie Otero and I’m honored to be the Youth Pastor here at WOW Center. My family has been part of WOWC for 23 years!
Children's Ministry Pastor
Hi! My name is Greg Davidson and I have been married to my beautiful wife, Esther since 1997. We met when we were sixteen and have been best friends ever since! We are happy to be a part of an awesome ministry team here at WOW Center. Esther and I are the proud parents of 3 beautiful children - Isaac, Jaley and Maggie. We love being parents and we love being a part of the lives of the hundreds of WOW kids that flow through our doors every week!
hispanic Ministry Pastor
Pastor Elba Vazquez was born in Caguas, Puerto Rico. She studied at he University of Puerto Rico and graduated with a Bachelor's degree in economics. She continued her studies at InterAmericana University where she obtained a PHD in law and became a lawyer. Later, after becoming a Christian, God called her into ministry to became an advocate of the faith.
Hey Dudes! We are Jeffrey and Becki South. Jeff is a retired Navy Submariner (22 yrs.). If you’ve seen The Hunt for Red October and you remember Jonesy, the Sonar Dude - that’s what Jeff did. Becki (the Admiral) married Jeff, out of pity (LOL), when he was in his 3rd year of Naval service and is a card carrying member of the elite, yet unofficial, "Military Spouses" club. She also happens to be the editor and producer of WOW Center's "Reaching The Harvest" radio and TV program.
We are not the permissive types, yet we know our role is to love people, share Yeshua's salvation story, then let the Holy Spirit do the rest. "Work out your own salvation..." Phil. 2:12 We have been WOW Center members since ’92 largely because this congregation loves people no matter what. What better representation of Christ can there be?!?