Meet the Pastors
Dr. Ed King is the founder and Senior Pastor of Redemption Church in Knoxville, Tennessee. In addition to pastoring, Dr. King is president of The Power of the Word television ministry, which is broadcast both nationally and internationally. He resides in Knoxville along with his wife and Co-Pastor, Nora King. Their daughter Laren and son-in-law, Adam also work with them full-time in the ministry. In addition to Pastoring Redemption Church and his lead role at Power of the Word, Pastor King has travelled extensively to over 60 Nations around the world teaching and preaching the gospel to thousands in leadership conferences and evangelistic meetings.
Nora King was born and raised in Knoxville, Tennessee. As the daughter of a Baptist preacher, she was taught to love and serve the Lord from a very early age. Nora followed God’s call into the ministry when she was ordained by Lester Sumrall in 1985. Ed and Nora King now Co-Pastor Redemption Church, a thriving and growing church, located in Knoxville. In addition to her leadership at Redemption Church, Nora is the author of “30 Days to a Better Prayer Life”, which has been widely accepted across denominational lines, used as a Bible study guide, and has even been distributed at the United Nations.