Rev. R. S. Hoekstra has been in ministry all of his adult life.

       He started preaching and moving as an Evangelist at 19, and then as an Intercessor. He is an alumnus of River of Life Word Ministry School; Graduated in 1993 after 7 years. ROLWMS is a non accredited Bible School.

       He then served as an elder and associate minister for 8 years at River of Life Ministries. Rev. Hoekstra then went on to help pastor many works and even pioneer and plant different churches, including Tabernacle of David of Grand Rapids Mi. At Lions Mountain Ministries it is a place where the Holy Spirit is allowed to rule, to rest, to change us, and to have His OWN church.

       Pastor Carol Hoekstra has graduated from  the Pastors school at Toronto Airport , and has been taken up to Heaven over 23 times throughout her life! God constantly gives her holy visions, prophetic words, and revelations of Him and of/for her life.

Rev. R. S. Hoekstra with his wife Pastor Carol Hoekstra