Press Releases

November 24, 2020

COVID-19 IHOPKC Updates (still in effect as of January 2021)

November 24, 2020 – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

In the past few weeks there has been another dramatic increase in the number of COVID-19 cases in the Kansas City community and across our nation.

Because of our core mandate to maintain 24/7 prayer and to protect those ministering in the prayer room from potential exposure to COVID-19, the prayer room is closed to the general public until further notice.

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October 15, 2020

COVID-19 IHOPKC Updates (October 2020)

October 15, 2020 – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Because of our core mandate to maintain 24/7 prayer and to protect those who are ministering in the prayer room from potential exposure to COVID-19, we will be temporarily closing the prayer room to the general public through November 9 at 12am.

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September 30, 2020

COVID-19 IHOPKC Updates (September 2020)

September 30, 2020 – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

The Global Prayer Room is currently open to the public while adhering to current guidelines regarding social distancing and the use of face masks as outlined by the mayor of Kansas City. For more information or updates on these policies, please contact us. We welcome you to join us in the prayer room or online at

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August 10, 2020

COVID-19 IHOPKC Updates (August 2020)


Due to the dramatic increase in the number of COVID-19 cases in the local Kansas City area and across our nation, we are temporarily closing the Global Prayer Room (GPR) to the general public to limit the spread of COVID-19 in our community and beyond. We invite you to join us online at This will remain in effect until the next update,

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March 20, 2020

COVID-19 IHOPKC Updates (March 2020)


Effective 6pm, March 20, 2020

In the spirit of Romans 13:1, IHOPKC recently closed all facilities to the public. Federal and local governments have restricted gatherings to groups of 10 per room to combat COVID-19. Being committed to caring for our community and continuing to submit ourselves to our governing authorities, we are requiring our staff to honor these limitations in addition to ongoing social distancing.

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April 28, 2019

International House of Prayer of Kansas City Concludes Misconduct Investigation


After one full year, all investigations regarding a 2018 sexual misconduct allegation made against an International House of Prayer of Kansas City (IHOPKC) staff member have been completed. “Both the victim and the accused members of this investigation have found resolution,” says a senior IHOPKC official.

“During the course of discovery, the victim realized that the accused did make a genuine apology and she has genuinely forgiven him,” her Sacramento lawyer,

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September 20, 2017

Mike Bickle Signs The Nashville Statement

September 25, 2017 – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

In a time of societal confusion over issues of sexuality, marriage, and identity, on August 29, 2017, an evangelical coalition released a statement entitled The Nashville Statement. The statement, comprised of fourteen affirmations and denials, addresses issues related to human sexuality, and its full text can be found here.

John Piper said, “The Nashville Statement is a Christian manifesto concerning issues of human sexuality.

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April 14, 2017

Artist Project from Lauren Alexandria is a Musical and Spiritual Tour de Force

Marking the culmination of her first five years at the International House of Prayer of Kansas City (IHOPKC), Lauren Alexandria’s new five-song EP, Victorious in Love, releases April 14th from Forerunner Music, IHOPKC’s official record label.

Lauren, who appeared on Forerunner Music’s 2016 release Onething Live: Love Makes Us Strong, has now drawn together a number of powerful songs birthed from prophetic choruses sung in IHOPKC’s Global Prayer Room and from her personal journey with God. Victorious in Love features powerful anthems that take the listener deep into her heart—and God’s.

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December 28, 2016

Onething to celebrate 15 years, bring 20,000 to KC for worship, inspiration and prayer

KANSAS CITY, MO – From its humble beginnings in 2002, the International House of Prayer’s Onething conference has grown to attract 20,000 people or more annually to Kansas City for spiritual inspiration and renewal.

From Dec. 28-31, worshippers from across the country and around the world will gather at the Kansas City Convention Center to encounter Jesus, experience fellowship, and receive impartation through the singing and preaching of God’s word. Significant ministry times will also be part of most sessions.

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June 18, 2016

The International House of Prayer Joins Every Home for Christ in a Dynamic Partnership for the Great Commission

Beginning in June 2016, the International House of Prayer Missions Base (IHOPKC) is entering into a dynamic partnership with Every Home for Christ (EHC).

Every Home for Christ is one of the largest and most effective missions organizations in the world, reaching around 300,000 homes (1.2 million people) with the gospel and planting around 80 Christ Group Fellowships (Bible study groups) every day. Since its launch in 1946, EHC has distributed more than 3.7 billion gospel booklets, visited more than 1.8 billion homes, and established more than 300,000 Christ Group Fellowships in over 130 nations.

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