& Peggy Krake
Pastor Ken Krake is a preacher’s kid, born and raised in
Southern California. Following the call of God on his life when he was
sixteen, Ken completed four years and received his B. A.. in Bible from
what is now Vanquard
University in Costa Mesa, California, then left the following
with his wife Peggy and son for ministry in Hawaii. After
a couple of months as Assistant Pastor of Wahiawa Assembly of God (near
Schofield Barracks on the island of Oahu) the pastor resigned and the
Krakes were voted in as pastors.
three and a half years of pastoral ministry in Hawaii, Ken and Peggy
applied for missions appointment and felt the direction of the Lord to
Ghana, West Africa, where they served for twelve years in
ministry as area missionaries, Bible School director (So. Ghana Bible
Institute), director of Men’s Ministries for the country, International
Correspondence Institute director and Business Manager for the
Assemblies of God mission in Ghana.
Returning to the States, Ken earned a Master’s degree in Inter-cultural
Ministries from Wheaton Graduate School in Wheaton,
taught as Missionary-in-Residence at North Central University
Minneapolis for two school years. They then pastored for four years in Minnesota.
After a year and a half on staff as
Associate Pastor at
Wheaton First Assembly in Illinois, Ken and Peggy reapplied for
missionary status and went to Germany to establish a military
fellowship in Nuremberg (Germany) during the time of the first
1995, with the closing of the Nuremberg military posts, the Krakes went
to Frankfurt to pastor the fellowship there which merged with
the Wiesbaden Assembly of God
Fellowship, and the name of the church was
changed officially to BFP KDöR: Rhein Main Christengemeinde, known
in English as Rhein Main Christian Fellowship.