Recognized as a leader of leaders, Ron has advised, consulted, and mentored CEOs, pastors, and political leaders around the world for two decades. As a Senior Pastor and also a successful entrepreneur with multiple business ventures, Ron’s relentless passion for developing potential in others permeates every aspect of his ministry. Ron founded Redemption in 1991 with three members and a passion for breaking down the walls of racism, crossing cultural lines, and changing poverty mindsets in their community as well as around the world.
Pastor Hope received an Associate of Arts degree in Music at Emmanuel College, and went on to receive a Bachelor of Arts degree in Early Childhood Education from the University of South Carolina. She is the Co-Founder of Redemption along with her husband, Pastor Ron Carpenter. They have 3 children and 2 grandchildren. Pastor Hope’s personal journey of healing and restoration compels men and women all over the world to believe God for the miraculous in their own lives! She will have you in hysterical laughter one moment and then brokenness and tears the next. She is real. She is genuine. Her love and passion for Jesus, and for her mission in the Dominican Republic, is changing lives on a daily basis by clothing, feeding, building homes, and establishing a Redemption campus. What the devil meant for evil, the Lord meant for good; AND for the salvation of many.