Meet The Teachers

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Christian Hedegaard

Christian Hedegaard is born in Denmark and a missionary to the USA. He has traveled to more than 60 nations preaching the gospel and demonstrating the power of God. Besides this he is a a recording artist and a published author of five books among which "Conquering Demons" is his first to be translated into five languages.In December 2013 he established Powerhouse Church on Orange Blossom Trail in Orlando, FL.

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Karen Hedegaard

Karen Hedegaard has been married to Christian Hedegaard for 32 years, working alongside  in the ministry for 25 years. She is the mother of four kids and was the "breadwinner" in the family, working as a journalist and a freelance writer, before she entered into full-time ministry and started traveling, teaching and preaching the gospel. She is also homebuilder getting ready to move into the new home, "The Promise", on 12 acres of land outside Orlando.

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Johnel Ley-Soto

Johnel Ley-Soto is the Outreach director in Powerhouse Church, married to Gladys Ley-Soto and the father of three awesome kids, Johnny was born in Orlando, FL and has called Powerhouse Church Orlando his home for the past three years.Johnny leads our Heart 4 Homeless Friday Night Feast outreach which is a PowerHouse Church Non-Profit organization. He is also a Team Leader for Heart of Titus Ministries leading teams to other countries to preach the Gospel of Jesus Christ. Johnny’s heart is to see people love God and love people.

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Tony & Adriana Alencar

 The Alencars are founding members of PowerHouse Church in Orlando. In fact they are the first members of PowerHouse Church. Both from Brazil.Tony and Adriana have hearts to serve and give. Together they own a growing plumbing company, Home Choice Plumbing, that serves Greater Orlando and the surrounding areas. 

Tony, is a creative business man who uses his gift to honor God’s Kingdom and Principles. Adriana has founded and spearheaded the Hospitality Department since the beginning of PowerHouse and is in charge of the weekly feeding program.

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Josephine Ngabirano

Pastor Josephine started her ministry as a young teenage girl after the genocide in Rwanda in 1992. She grew up in exile Uganda and came to the country to help rebuilding the nation. In 1997 she met pastor Christian Hedegaard and was invited to preach in Denmark and other nations outside Africa. In 2006 God called her to America. She got a scholarship to attend Oral Roberts University in Tulsa, Oklahoma, and started her ministry in the United States. In 2013 God called her and her husband, Fred Ngabriano, to Orlando to help Pastor Christian Hedegaard build Powerhouse Church.Josephine Ngabirano is a general in her nation.  She walks in signs and wonders, healing the sick, casting out demons and even raising the dead.

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Hector Hedegaard

Hector Hedegaard is one out of four brothers and sisters He was born and raised in Denmark until his parents, Pastor Christian & Karen received the call to move to Orlando, FL to plant PowerHouse Church. Hector is married to Nashali Hedegaard who is pregnant with their first baby boy due in June! As a couple they have spent their marriage reaching out to the Orlando community on Orange Blossom Trail and traveling. Together they lead Powerhouse Worship among many other things. Hector is a man of God who is sold out for Jesus in every way as he is slow to speak, quick to listen and help. Above all he waits upon the Lord for guidance and direction.