Pastor Lon is a sought-after speaker
, specializing in unlocking people’s gifting, Team-Building, Discipleship, Church Growth, Spiritual Warfare and Leadership Development. He has authored several books including, My Next Steps: I’m a Follower of Jesus, Now What?
and Setting the Captives Free: A Practical Guide to Spiritual Freedom
. He is the founder and leader or Potential Leadership Coaching
, a monthly network where he mentors Pastors and church leaders helping them to unlock the growth potential in their churches.
A well traveled, international minister, Lon has spoken at several countries in South America, Africa, Europe and the Island nations as well as many states in the U.S. A long time member of Minister's Fellowship International (MFI)
, he spoken at both their regional and national gatherings in various countries. He minister healing and deliverance at crusades for both Randy Clark and Carols Annacondia.
All of those things are great, but it’s his authentic preaching style
that will keep you engaged each Sunday and bring you back for more. Pastor Lon is known for his seemingly contradictory characteristics. He’s entertaining and very funny, yet incredibly serious about challenging you to grow spiritually. He uses creative illustration yet his teachings are practical and easy to apply to YOUR life. Pastor Lon has an uncanny gift of turning a joke into a relevant biblical lesson that you won’t forget…..even if you want to!
After 16 years serving as both children’s and campus pastors at one of the fastest growing churches in the U.S., the Deans were sent to Albany to pastor the House of Praise in 2005. Pastors Lon and Joanne have spent more of their lives together than single and are still deeply in love. Keeping them in line are their four beautiful daughters, Moriah, Joelle, Christiana and Alayna, who are all serving the Jesus in their lives.