After serving for ten years with Youth With A Mission (YWAM) in Europe Dwayne Roberts and his wife Jennifer moved to Kansas City to help pioneer the International House of Prayer Kansas City. The Roberts were the first official staff members in Kansas City and during that time held many roles in the establishment of the missions base there. Dwayne’s greatest joy was directing and building the Onething conference, which is a part of IHOP-KC.

From IHOP-KC the Roberts planted a praying church in Florianopolis, Brazil, they started in their living room and the fruit that came forth was amazing. After serving there for 6 years a thriving church, praying room, and training center was established that is still continuing to grow today.

Dwayne now serves as the campus pastor at UPPERROOM Denver, where he is leading forth with the vision to build a praying church with a passion to equip this generation in the knowledge of God. His greatest joy is to preach about God that causes people to reprioritize their lives around God.

He lives in Denver with his wife Jennifer and two of their kids, Chloe and Elijah.


Jennifer Roberts is passionate about seeing the Body of Christ walk confidently in God’s extravagant affection and then live out the reality of His love among others. For the past thirty years, she has lived in different countries and has traveled to over forty nations to preach about God’s passion for us. Jennifer and Dwayne were part of the IHOP-KC leadership for over fourteen years and had the privilege of raising her 3 children in the context of a 24/7-prayer room.

In 2013, Dwayne and Jennifer moved to Florianópolis, Brazil with their family and founded the Florianópolis House of Prayer with a small group of missionaries. In 2019 their family returned to the United States and Jennifer now serves with her husband Dwayne as the Campus Pastors at UPPERROOM Denver.

Jennifer’s communication style encourages and captivates people, combining humor and practical tips in her messages. She is passionate about seeing people grow deep roots in God to stand steady through the storms of life. Jennifer loves the nations and is honored to have been able to travel and encourage the global body of Christ.


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