Stephen & Kathy Gardner attended The Basic Elijah Challenge Training in the Bahamas in November 2007 and The Advanced Elijah Challenge Training in February 2008. They pastor Fresh Presence Church in Phoenix and founded Crown of Hope International, an organization for church planting, for apostolic presbytery and the network of ministry leaders.

Crown of Hope International


Testimony by Kathy Gardner

Woman with brain irregularity confirmed healed by doctor

Teen Challenge event

Five deaf ears opened

Stephen teaches The Elijah Challenge at Bible Institute

Gateway International Bible Institute in Phoenix, Arizona

Initial testimonies

The spirit and power of Elijah result in miraculous healings


Luke 10:9 “Heal the sick who are there and tell them,
‘The kingdom of God is near you.’”