Rock Hobbs, TM Pastor
Certified Prayer Minister/Instructor
School Administrator/ RTF Certified Prayer Minister/Instructor
Nancy grew up in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia on a dairy farm. She graduated from Eastern Mennonite College with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology and a Minor in Psychology. At UAB, Nancy earned a Master of Science Degree in Physical Therapy. God has blessed her with two wonderful sons, Joshua and Matthew. She has served through the years in Ministries including: Elijah House; Birmingham Prayer Furnace; Children’s Ministry at Camp CFO; Altar, Prayer, and Children’s Ministries at her church. She is the new TM School Administrator and is also certified as a Restoring the Foundations IFM Prayer Minister. She has enjoyed working as a Pediatric Physical Therapist helping those with physical challenges. Her true passion is seeing God heal broken hearts, set captives free and bring beauty from the ashes!
Licensed Counselor/Instructor/RTF Certified Prayer Minister
Amy is a counselor and teacher with Transformation Ministries. She earned her Bachelor's degree from UAB in Biology, Masters of Arts in Counseling and Educational Specialist in Counseling all from UAB. She became a Licensed Professional Counselor and Registered Play Therapist in 1998. Since then she has gained extensive experience working with women, children, teens, and families. She has worked closely with the Department of Human Resources, Child Advocacy Centers, and District Attorney's offices as she served foster care clients and victims of domestic violence and abuse. Amy and her husband, Scott, have been married for 19 years and have five children. They are members of Church of the Highlands.
RTF Certified Prayer Minister/Counselor/Instructor
Patti loves being involved with ministering hope and healing to those who need Father God’s touch. Her passion is to see lives transformed by His grace and set free to walk in their God given identity! She attended Birmingham Theological Seminary (BTS) at night for two years while working with her Real Estate license in Property Management during the day. In May 1998 she received a Certificate of Biblical Counseling and was very involved in counseling at a large Birmingham church for several years. Working as a Property Manager for 16 years following her divorce, she then changed to her current career of 14 years as the Program Assistant for an Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) team for individuals diagnosed with a Severe Mental Illness (SMI). She is a certified graduate of Transformation Ministries’ School of Ministry as a counselor as well as a Restoring The Foundations qualified minister in both the Issue Focused Ministry and Thorough Format Ministry. Patti is a member of Church of the Highlands.
RTF Healing House Network Prayer Minister/Media Specialist/Instructor
Peter is the overseer of the Restoring The Foundations program at Transformation Ministries. Born and raised in Chicago, Illinois, he is a Healing House Network representative for Restoring The Foundations International. He is a teacher in the TM School of Ministry and, with his great love for music, is also in charge of the audio and visual department.
RTF Certified Prayer Minister/Instructor
Born in Mississippi, and graduated from the University of North Alabama with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting. Owned and managed 13 finance offices throughout the states of Tennessee and Alabama for 17 years. During those years, I worked heavily in the ministry of my church, teaching, mentoring young adults, and being used in ministry of deliverance. My heart’s desire is to see the hurting healed, to see the captives set free, and to share the love of our wonderful Lord. I am a graduate from the TM School of Ministry and a part of the Prophetic Deliverance team.
Life Coach/RTF Certified Prayer Minister/Instructor
Lucy holds a BS in Biology from Florida Southern College. She assisted her husband, Paul, on staff with InterVarsity Christian Fellowship for 25 years serving on colleges and in overseas missions. She now serves with the Birmingham Prayer Furnace as Women’s Ministry Director/ Trainer. President of Progress Partners, Lucy is a Life Coach certified with the International Coaching Federation and Personality Insights. She is certified as a Restoring the Foundations IFM prayer minister. Lucy and Paul have been married 35 years, have raised three sons, two who are married, one with two grandchildren. The whole clan attends Canvas Church where their oldest son is the associate pastor.
Cori Ray is an Associate Licensed Counselor. She obtained her B.S. in Social Work and M.A. in Counseling from the University of Alabama at Birmingham. She counsels children, adolescents and adults full time at Trinity Counseling in Birmingham, Alabama. Her experience includes work with Trauma Recovery, Grief Counseling, At Risk Youth, and Suicide Prevention. Cori partners with another counselor to teach suicide prevention to High School students in the local area.
With twenty two years' experience working in the medical community and as a former breast cancer patient herself, Cori understands the strain that illness puts on individuals and families. Cori was invited and accepted the opportunity to join the UAB Courage Foundation. This organization provides counseling to patients who have recently been diagnosed with breast cancer. She enjoys sharing her testimony of faith and healing with churches and women's groups
Founder of Hope's Door/Counselor/Instructor/Prayer Minister
Liz is founder of Hope's Door, a ministry of faith-based resources for women fleeing domestic violence and abuse. She is the author of "Do You See This Woman," and continues to write and develop training programs for her ministry. Liz has over 28 years experience helping women, children, and youth while an administrator with King's Home, formerly King's Ranch and Hannah Homes. She is currently a part-time counselor and consultant with them as Operations Emeritus. Liz was the recipient of the Ireland-White Philanthropy award at the 24th King's Home Banquet in 2015 for her years of service to King's Home. She is an ordained minister with Zoe Chapel Church in Jacksonville, Fl., holds a Master's and Specialist in Christian Counseling from Zoe University and is a Licensed Christian Counselor. She is grandmother to fourteen and great-grandmother to one. She and her husband make their home in Westover, Al.
Co-Founder of Hope's Door/Instructor/Prayer Minister
Michelle is co-founder of Hope's Door and owner of Clean/Green. She attended World Evangelism Bible College in Louisiana and is an ordained minister with Joan Hunter Ministries. She is an instructor in Elijah House and Freedom, and is IFM certified. She also holds a certificate from Perspectives of World Missions as well as from John Paul Jackson's school of Dreams and Visions. Michelle seeks to carry out her life verse, Isaiah 61:1 by bringing healing to women who suffer abuse and violence in relationships. She is also an avid homeschool mom. She and her husband, Jason live in Chelsea, Al and are parents to four children and one grandchild.