Meet The Team

Mark Hennen


Mark and his wife Erica were married in 2005 from being high school sweethearts. They have two children, Melodi and Sawyer. Mark attended Family of Faith Bible College and graduated with a degree in Biblical Studies. He has been leading worship for 16 years and has been working with young people for 14 years. Mark has recorded two studio albums and several live recordings from different events around the world. Mark has traveled to numerous countries teaching and leading worship for various youth events, including their annual trip to the nation of Lebanon. Mark started a non-profit organization in 2015 to help support a venture called Reaching Refugees. Mark and his family enjoy all things outdoors such as hunting, fishing, riding four-wheelers, and any other outdoor activity they can find. He also refuses to eat vegetables and go shopping. Mark and Erica's tradition is to conclude each day with at least one episode of The Office before it's lights out. On Sunday, November 18, 2018, Mark and Erica were introduced as the new lead pastors of The King's House church family.

Christopher Meek


Chris and Melody have been married since Dec. 2010 and have been serving together in full time ministry since mid-2011. Chris has served as the full-time Kid's Pastor at The King's House since August 2015. He is a talented writer who has published several books

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and is currently working on several other book projects. He is a kid at heart who loves superheroes, cartoon shows, family time, movie/game nights, and a good video game. Melody is a stay-at-home-mom loving on their two children, Harmony and Colin. She enjoys minimalism and organizing. She is a fan of Starbucks coffee and tiramisu. She also serves on the worship team at The King's House and assist the younger aged kids ministry Kidopolis.

Blake Jennings


Blake and Hannah have been faithfully attending The King's House since 2006 and became the full-time Kid's Pastors in October 2009. They served in that capacity until August 2015. Blake now serves as the Administrative Pastor and Director of Operations. Blake and Hannah have two beautiful daughters Ava and Alaia. Blake enjoys hosting family and friends at their home with food and games. He is a big fan of sweet tea and a perfect steak and potato dinner. Blake is also a lover of music and has attended over 200 Christian concerts in his lifetime.

Kristin Smith


Kristin and her husband Bradley have been attending The Kings House since the fall of 2009. Having known each other since grade school, they fell in love and married in 2007. Their family was complete when they were blessed with their daughter Olivia Hope! Kristin started serving in children’s ministry as a volunteer in 2012 and later became a Team Leader over the 2-year old room in 2016. With her passion for God and children and families in her local church she accepted the position as the Children's Director for Kidopolis in 2018. "Ministry is not a job or Sunday routine... It’s a privilege to be chosen and used by Jesus." -Unknown-

Cameron Richards


Cameron has been on staff as the youth pastor since March 2019! Cameron and his wife, Caleigh, recently got married on Halloween of 2020. They have both been looking forward to the day where they can take on the youth together! Caleigh is a licensed cosmetologist & moved to Oklahoma from Nashville, Tennessee. Together they bring a sense of youth to the King’s House helping out in all the ways they can such as running social media, editing videos, and above all else honoring God & showing His love to the teenagers in this community. Whether it’s music, movies, or memes, Cameron loves to keep people laughing & entertained. Although she may be shy, she is mighty. Caleigh has a big heart for anyone who comes through the doors & once you get to know her she is no stranger! They are very proud parents to their goldendoodle, Cooper, who steals the attention wherever he goes. Cameron & Caleigh are so excited for their time with the youth & want to make it a safe, loving, & spiritual environment for everyone to be in. They have big plans for Awaken & can’t wait to see what God does in the lives of those around them!!

Frankie Powell


Frankie Powell has been in Local Church Ministry for 41 years serving churches in positions as Worship Pastor, Youth Pastor, Associate Pastor, as well as Lead Pastor of 3 different churches and founded an organization to help mentor and coach pastors. He serves on the Board of Directors for the Voice of Evangelism, a world-wide Television ministry which makes an impact through ministry and missions, as well as reaching and raising the next generation of leaders. Since 1985 he has traveled the world, visiting over 45 countries, for the purpose of raising up leaders, establishing humanitarian organizations and social programs, as well as overseeing and supporting multiple religious organizations around the globe. He is a spiritual father to ministers in 7 nations, including the staff of The King's House in McAlester, OK. He is the President of Vine Network which trains leaders as well as equips local church ministries. In January of 2017, Frankie turned the leadership of the church he had been leading for 28+ years over to his son, to begin training with the John Maxwell Team. Since his early twenties, Frankie has had a passion to equip and add value to leaders. Frankie's desire is to provide practical leadership solutions to the next generation of leaders through speaking, training, and coaching. Frankie is married to his wife of 36 years Laura. They have 2 grown children, and 2 grandchildren.


Phone: 918-423-3630



124 V. Hubert Smith Dr.

McAlester, OK 74501


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Sunday Mornings: 10 AM

Kids Ministry Available

Wednesday Evenings: 7PM


Kids and Youth Ministry Available