Meet the Pastors
Dr. Ed King is the founder and Senior Pastor of Redemption Church in Knoxville, Tennessee, and the president of “The Power of the Word” television ministry, which broadcasts to both national and international markets. In addition to his duties as pastor, and his lead role at “The Power of the Word,” Dr. King has authored six books to date, and has traveled to over 60 nations around the world—teaching and preaching the gospel to thousands of people in leadership conferences and evangelistic meetings. He makes his home in Knoxville with his wife and Co-Pastor, Nora King. His daughter and son-in-law Laren and Adam Vittetoe also live in Knoxville.
Nora King was born in Knoxville, Tennessee, where she currently resides. She grew up as the daughter of a Baptist preacher and learned to love and serve the Lord from a very young age. Nora followed God’s call into the ministry and was ordained by Dr. Lester Sumrall in 1985. She is Co-Pastor of Redemption Church—a thriving and growing church, located in Knoxville—alongside her husband, Dr. Ed King, the founding pastor. In addition to her leadership at Redemption Church, Nora is the author of “30 Days to a Better Prayer Life”—a book widely accepted across denominational lines, it has been distributed at the United Nations, and used by many as a Bible study guide.