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© 2019 Freedom Church All Rights Reserved

Pastor's Brandon & Christie Stratton

Brandon along with Christie are the founders of The River Ministries and Freedom Church. He travels both nationally and internationally preaching and demonstrating the power of the Gospel with a prophetic voice to this generation. He has a track record of success in church growth and discipleship and loves to impart strategies to local pastors and teams to help them achieve explosive growth. He has a heart for the church; carrying a message of faith & fire, and a mandate to raise up a generation of spirit-filled leaders to shake the nations. Under his ministry, people have received powerful healings. 

Christie loves sharing her testimony of God’s unconditional love and redemptive power. She has a passion to see this generation have a life changing encounter with His love.​ She is a gifted speaker who ministers with a prophetic voice & a healing touch. Many people have been healed and set free through her giftings.

Together they are excited to steward Freedom Church together and see it become all God has for it to be. 

"We are better together" - PS. Brandon         

Our Vision

Our vision is to equip, ignite & empower people with the truth of God’s Word and the reality of the Holy Spirit through His love — coaching and mentoring people in life as we build hope and breed an expectation that the best is yet to come through a personal relationship with Jesus Christ.

Our Mission

To create, train and empower teams from Lawrence, other parts of the USA, and the world with the knowledge of who they are in Christ. Transforming lives through the power of the Holy Spirit, lifting them above oppression with practical ways to achieve their full potential.

The Goal

Raise up a body of spirit-filled believers to shake cities, regions & the world for the cause of Jesus Christ.

The Plan

To create a hub for the Holy Spirit to move.


To be a people of effective



To raise a body of people from the North, South, East, and West full of faith, walking in the love of God and in the integrity of His Word, living a victorious life and led by the Holy Spirit with Jesus as the central focus in their lives.


To accommodate growth, places of worship and multi-functional facilities that will be placed regionally, enabling us to be one church in different locations!